Tax Quotes and Sayings

Just taught my kids about taxes by eating 38% of their ice cream.
– Conan O’Brien

Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody’s got to pay for them so they’re a necessary evil.
Michael Bloomberg

Let us never forget this fundamental truth: the State has no source of money other than money which people earn themselves. If the State wishes to spend more it can do so only by borrowing your savings or by taxing you more. It is no good thinking that someone else will pay – that ‘someone else’ is you. There is no such thing as public money; there is only taxpayers’ money.
Margaret Thatcher

Taxes are an important tool for us together with infrastructure investments, research, and development to create more jobs.
Erna Solberg

Make sure you pay your taxes; otherwise you can get in a lot of trouble.
– Richard Nixon

There may be liberty and justice for all, but there are tax breaks only for some.
– Martin Sullivan

Rich bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier than others.
Oscar Wilde

All taxes discourage something. Why not discourage bad things like pollution rather than good things like working?
– Lawrence Summers

Some may say a burden but tax payers are real patriots.

The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream.

Don’t take advantage of tax breaks? Then you’re stupid in business.
– Bono

Congress can raise taxes because it can persuade a sizable fraction of the populace that somebody else will pay.
– Milton Friedman

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always rely on the support of Paul.
George Bernard Shaw

What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
Mark Twain

How much money did you make last year? Mail it in.
– Proposed simplified tax form

We don’t have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven’t taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much.
Ronald Reagan

There is no such thing as a good tax.
Winston Churchill

When there’s a single thief, it’s robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it’s taxation.
– Vanya Cohen

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don’t get wet you can keep.
Will Rogers

I’m proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.
– Arthur Godfrey

People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.

What at first was plunder assumed the softer name of revenue.
Thomas Paine

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don’t know when it’s through if you are a crook or a martyr.
Will Rogers

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.
– Denis Healey

It is a paradoxical truth that tax rates are too high today and tax revenues are too low, and the soundest way to raise the revenues in the long run is to cut the tax rates.
John F. Kennedy

The IRS spends God knows how much of your tax money on these toll-free information hot lines staffed by IRS employees, whose idea of a dynamite tax tip is that you should print neatly. If you ask them a real tax question, such as how you can cheat, they’re useless.
Dave Barry

I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes.
Mark Twain

It’s income tax time again, Americans: time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta.
Dave Barry

Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.
– F.J. Raymond

While some people might find it distasteful to pay taxes, I don’t. I find it patriotic.
– Mark Cuban

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