Tax Season Funnies: Making Sense of Tax Forms

First, a couple of COVID-19 jokes courtesy of a client. (Too soon?)

As collected by Robert E. Mckenzie

I need to practice social distancing from the refrigerator.

Homeschooling is going well. Two students suspended for fighting and one teacher fired for drinking on the job.

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The more you earn, the less you keep,

And now I lay me down to sleep.

I pray the Lord my soul to take,

If the tax collector hasn’t got it before I wake.

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Tax Season Funnies (Plus Some Covid Humor, Too Soon?)

Page of calendar showing date of 15thThe 15th still means something.

As collected by Robert E. Mckenzie

COVID-19 humor courtesy of clients and friends:

  • I don’t think anyone expected that when we changed the clocks we’d go from Standard Time to the Twilight Zone.
  • My body has absorbed so much soap and disinfectant lately that when I pee it cleans the toilet.

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I know we have until July 15 this year, but April 15 is still a reference point in tax humor:

“The U.S. tax code was written by “A” students. Every April 15, we have to pay somebody who got an A in accounting to keep ourselves from being sent to jail.” – P.J. O’Rourke
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Tax Season Funnies: The Poetic Versions

Portrait of a young laughing businessman with tablet computer in officePlus a vision of Hell.
As collected by Robert E. Mckenzie
The only effective way to eliminate tax loopholes is to eliminate politicians.
 

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“We have from time to time complained about the complexity of our revenue laws and the almost impossible challenge they present to taxpayers or their representatives … Our complaints have obviously fallen upon deaf ears.” – Arnold Raum (Former Senior U.S. Tax Court Judge)

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Tax Season Funnies: The Next Political Party Symbol

illustration of gates of heavenAnd yet another tax lawyer tries to get into Heaven.

As collected by Robert E. Mckenzie

Paying your taxes goes for a good cause … it keeps you out of prison.

The difference between cheating the IRS and crossing the street in New York City: One is tax evasion and the other is taxi evasion.

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The elephant and the donkey were probably chosen as political party emblems because they are beasts of burden. If a new political party is started, a taxpayer might suitably be used as an emblem.
 

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