Tax Day

Happy Tax Day!

Happy Tax Day!

The late great Jeff MacNelly reminds us above of just how much joy it is making our way through a maze of arcane tax regulations to determine just how much of our money BigGov will generously allow us to retain.  We can all console ourselves that in just six more days we will observe Tax Freedom Day, which comes three days later than last year.  The average member of the middle class in this country shells out one out of three dollars for taxes of all types.  Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that taxes are the price of civilization.  He should have added a coda:  over taxation is often a sign of civilizations in decline. Continue reading

In Honor of Tax Day

 

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The Tax Man cometh today.  Reason TV explains why we have to pay our taxes in the above video.

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The above video was made in 1943 by Disney in order to convince people to save up to pay their taxes.  1943 was also the year when withholding came in as a “temporary wartime measure” because not enough people were saving up to pay their taxes. Continue reading

Tax Man Max

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From School House Rock.  A celebration of taxes on Tax Day!  Don’t you feel better?  Actually, neither do I.

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