Tax Quotes

Some tax quotes and sayings about taxation and Income taxes.

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

No matter what anyone may say about making the rich and the corporations pay taxes, in the end they come out of the people who toil.
~ Calvin Coolidge

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
~ Calvin Coolidge

If a person is an economic being and figures out the odds, then there is a very high incentive to cheat. That is, of course, putting aside honor, duty and patriotism.
~Jerome Kurtz

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

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
~ James Bovard

But in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
~Benjamin Franklin

Avoid strong drink. It can cause you to shoot at tax collectors…and miss!
~Robert A. Heinlein

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

Not one cent should be raised unless it is in accord with the law.
~Napoleon Bonaparte

The United States has a system of taxation by confession.
~Hugo Black

Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments. If we can get rid of the former, we may easily bear the latter.
~Benjamin Franklin

A fool and his money are soon parted. The rest of us wait for tax time.
~Unknown

A tax cut is really one of the anecdotes to coming out of an economic illness.
~ George W. Bush

Read my lips… No new Taxes
~ George H.W. Bush

The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax!
~Albert Einstein

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

The more laws are enacted and taxes assessed, the greater the number of lawbreakers and tax evaders
~ Lao Tzu

To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men.
~Edmund Burke

Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
~Jonathan Swift

I must be the only person in America that every time — I pay the maximum tax rates — every time I sign that tax form, I smile. I thank God I live in a country that gave me a chance to make the money I do.
~ Bill Clinton

In the matter of taxation, every privilege is an injustice.
~Voltaire

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.
~ Patrick Henry

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

It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part.
~ Benjamin Franklin

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