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Taxes are done!

Posted by Fairy Yarnmother on April 16, 2010

Our taxes are finished!  I’m so happy now that I don’t have to think in the language of  taxcodes!   Thank God for TurboTax.  Business taxes are complicated and turbotax has little hints in their help button.  Each time I ran into something I didn’t understand, I’d look up their hint online and be able to figure it out.      :)

 I found these quotes for you to enjoy the day after tax day, I hope they brighten your day  :) 

  • The only difference between a taxman and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.  — Mark Twain 

  • [On completing tax returns].This is too difficult for a mathematician. It takes a philosopher — Albert Einstein 

  • The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward. — John Maynard Keynes 

  • The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least amount of hissing. — Jean-Baptiste Colbert 

  • Taxes, after all, are dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society. — Franklin D. Roosevelt 

  • Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: animals have instincts, we have taxes. — Erving Goffman 

  • Today, it takes more brains and effort to make out the income-tax form than it does to make the income. — Alfred E. Neuman 

  • I owe the government $3,400 in taxes. So I sent them two hammers and a toilet seat. — Michael McShane 

  • On my income tax 1040 it says ‘Check this box if you are blind.’ I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away. — Tom Lehrer 

  • A fool and his money are soon parted. It takes creative tax laws for the rest. — Bob Thaves 

  • Our party has been accused of fooling the public by calling tax increases ‘revenue enhancement’. Not so. No one was fooled. — J. Danforth Quayle 

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