Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Definition of a Millionaire: A billionaire after his taxes are paid.
The Effect of Paying Taxes
A Dutchman was explaining the red, white, and blue Netherlands flag to an American.
"Our flag is symbolic of our taxes. We get red when we talk about them, white when we get our tax bills, and blue after we pay them."
The American nodded, "It's the same in the USA only we see stars too!" --Cited on Andychaps The Funnies.
My, How Things Have Changed
"It's hard to believe that America was founded to avoid high taxation." --Unknown
Coincidence or Planned?Did you know when you put the words "The" and "IRS" together, it spells "THEIRS?" --Author Unknown
Einstein Gets Stumped
"Of all the things in this universe, the most difficult to understand is the income tax." --Albert Einstein
The Ever-Growing Problem
In 1913, the 16th Amendment brought federal income tax into existence. At the time one senator spoke these in opposition to the new tax: "If we allow this 1% foot-in-the-door, at some future date it might rise to 5%." --Bits & Pieces