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FUNNY FRIDAY: Take a break from doing your taxes and enjoy a laugh about them – it’s good for the soul


  • “There is no child so bad that he/she can’t be used as an income tax deduction.”
  • “It’s tax time. I know this because I’m staring at documents that make no sense to me, no matter how many beers I drink.” Dave Barry
  • “There was a time when $200.00 was the down-payment on a car; now it’s the sales tax.”
  • “An income tax return is like a girdle. If you put the wrong figure in it your are likely to get pinched.”
  • “Taxation with representation ain’t so hot either.” Gerald Barzan, humorist
  • “The latest income-tax form has been greatly simplified. It consists of only three parts: (1) How much did you make last year? (2) How much have you got left? (3) Send amount listed in part 2.”
  • “Next year will be the year they lower taxes . . . it always is.”
  • “In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.” Voltaire (1764)
  • “The best things in life are free – plus tax, of course.”
  • “A dime is a dollar with all the various taxes deducted.”

Faith and Courage: 2nd edition -A Historical Novel of Colonial America (Tapestry of Love Book 2): Book 2 in Tapestry of Love Series

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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