Friday, June 29, 2012

Friday's Tax Quote - June 29, 2012

“Visibility enables individuals and businesses to know the true cost of transactions.  It also enables them to see what their total tax liability is and to which level of government it is being paid.  When a tax is not visible, it can be easily retained or raised with little, if any, awareness among taxpayers about how the tax affects them.”

- Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Friday, June 22, 2012

Friday's Tax Quote - June 22, 2012

“There are those who seem to have nothing else to do but to suggest modes of taxation to men in office.”

- Robert Peel

Friday, June 15, 2012

Friday's Tax Quote - June 15, 2012

“Taxation must affect the distribution of income, whether we will it so or not.”

- Henry C. Simons

Friday, June 8, 2012

Friday's Tax Quote - June 8, 2012

“I like to pay taxes.  It makes me feel less guilty.”

- Anonymous Member of a Two-Income Couple

Friday, June 1, 2012

Friday's Tax Quote - June 1, 2012

“[I]n one sense the tax structure is art – a subsuming of the infinite muddle of human activity under a single rubric, as though it had a single purpose and could be ordered by a mind heaving the line of a single vision.”

- John Casey