Tax Quotes

I like to pay taxes. With them I buy civilization.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
~Barry Goldwater
The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination.
~Ronald Reagan
Did you ever notice that when you put the words “The” and “IRS” together, it spells “THEIRS?”
~Author Unknown
Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.
~F.J. Raymond
Taxes grow without rain.
~Jewish Proverb
If we don’t do something to simplify the tax system, we’re going to end up with a national police force of internal revenue agents.
~Leon Panetta
Tax complexity itself is a kind of tax.
~Max Baucus
I can give you 1040 good reasons why I hate to pay taxes. Mitchell A. Port

Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin – Letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy (13 November 1789)