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  • Taxation is inimical to private provision. If you want to reduce taxes, pay for everything privately.


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


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  • Income tax has made more liars out of the American people than Golf.


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  • I’m up to my neck in the real world every day. Just you try doing your VAT return with a head full of goblins.


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  • Logic and taxation are not always the best of friends.


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  • Excise –a hateful tax levied on commodities.


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  • The collection of a lunatic and inequitable tax, however few the victims, must tend to breed an un-English dislike of taxation in general.


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  • Don’t tax you, don’t tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree.


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  • Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.


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  • The avoidance of taxes is the only intelligence pursuit that carries any rewards.


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  • The taxpayer: someone who works for the government but doesn’t have to take a civil service examination.


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  • A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.


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  • I like paying taxes; with them I buy civilisation.


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  • The one difference between death and taxes is that death does not get worse every time Congress meets.


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