Tag Archives: income tax

We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Refund

“I filed my taxes this week!” Aaron proclaimed excitedly as he sat. Holly, who was still settling in on her bench on the opposite side of the path by the river, almost dropped her coffee in surprise. “I thought they … Continue reading

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A Taxing Day Off

I made my annual journey across the bridge to the Bangor Public Library today, Modern Philosophers. I was not seeking out Stephen King’s latest novel, however. I was there to file my income taxes, and see if Uncle Sam was … Continue reading

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I Caught The Tax Man Checking Out My Assets

Happy Writer’s Day, Modern Philosophers! As you know, Writer’s Day is the holiday I created to celebrate the fact that I am a writer, that I work very hard at my craft, and that being a writer is awesome! Writer’s … Continue reading

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IRS To Crackdown On Scofflaw Lemonade Stand Operators

Originally posted on The Return of the Modern Philosopher:
As this heatwave continues to leave the United States a sweaty, dehydrated mess, agents of the IRS have somehow found the energy to go after a new kind of tax cheat……

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Government Might Add Game Show Element To Income Tax

The Federal Government announced that it is considering adding a “Game Show Element” to the income tax process. IRS spokesperson Henrietta Bloch explained: “The government loses hundreds of millions of dollars each year in uncollected income tax.  We believe that … Continue reading

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Modern Philosopher Taxing Phortune Cookies

“It is always better to give than to receive…except when filing your income taxes!”  — The Taxpayer in the Toga (that he hopes he can write off as a work expense!) It’s time to do my taxes, Modern Philosophers!  I’m … Continue reading

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