Posts Tagged ‘tax code’

Maya MacGuineas: Wishes Away Debt

Posted by admin on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Maya MacGuineas Money Quote saying the Trump proposed budget policies are not supported by reality and appear to be fantasy that contribute to increasing Federal debt. Maya MacGuineas said:

We hope that Congress and the President work together to build on the budget’s best policies and replace its gimmicks with thoughtful reforms to Social Security, Medicare, and the tax code. We need a full plan that fixes the debt, not just wishes it away
— Maya MacGuineas

Dave Barry: Size of US Tax Code

Posted by admin on Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Dave Barry Money Quotation saying the monstrous complexity of the rules one must understand as a taxpayer to properly file taxes contributes to failure to pay. Dave Barry said:

As a taxpayer, you are required to be fully in compliance with the United States Tax Code, which is currently the size and weight of the Budweiser Clydesdales
— Dave Barry

John Iekel: Humorous Tax Oxymoron

Posted by admin on Sunday, April 10, 2011

John F. Iekel Money Quotation saying finding anyting funny about taxes is difficult when you are paying them, but seems only humorous in hindsight. John F. Iekel said:

The term ‘tax humor’ is no doubt an oxymoron to many people; to the more cynical, it is an apt description of the entire tax code
— John F. Iekel

Steve Forbes: US Tax Code Length

Posted by admin on Saturday, July 3, 2010

Steve Forbes Money Quotation on the length of Tax Code compared to the far shorter length of Declaration of Independence and the Bible.

The Declaration of Independence, the words that launched our nation 1,300 words. The Bible, the word of God 773,000 words. The Tax Code, the words of politicians 7,000,000 words and growing!
— Steve Forbes

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