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Shared Responsibility Payment? – Today’s Quote

Your 2014 tax return will ask if you had insurance coverage or qualified for an exemption.  If not, you may owe a shared responsibility payment when you file in 2015. The Internal Revenue Service in Four-Tax-Facts-about-the-Health-Care-Law-for-Individuals Andrew’s Note:  Doesn’t it sound so much...

Cruz Says Abolish The IRS – Today’s Quote

I think we ought to abolish the IRS and instead move to a simple flat tax where the average American can fill out taxes on postcard…  Put down how much you earn, put down a deduction for charitable contributions, home mortgage and how much you owe.  It ought to be a simple one-page postcard, and take...

Reagan on Government’s View of The Economy – Today’s Quote

Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. Union Leader and President, Ronald Reagan FacebookPinterestGoogleRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblrEmailPrintPocketMoreLinkedInLike...

A Penny Saved Is A Government Oversight – Today’s Quote

A Penny Saved Is A Government Oversight. As seen on Heiner’s Insurance Center’s sign in Ogden Utah FacebookPinterestGoogleRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblrEmailPrintPocketMoreLinkedInLike this:Like...

Civilized Taxes? – Today’s Quote

Taxes are what we pay for civilized society. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Andrew’s Note:  When Justice Holmes wrote that Federal taxes were less about 4% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), in 2012 Federal Taxes now consume about 16% of GDP and we spend a great deal more than that....

Laffer on Government Spending – Today’s Quote

What I’m not saying is that all government spending is bad.  It’s not – far, far from it, but there is no free lunch, as a former colleague of mine used to say. There is no public tooth fairy.  Father Christmas does not work on the Treasury staff this year.  You can never bail someone out...

Conservatives Damage the Constitution – Today’s Quote

Conservatives who favor federal “wars” on drugs, gambling and other behaviors should understand the damage they have done to the constitutional underpinnings of limited government. Dr. George Will via Tax-based morality: Slipping the constitutional leash Andrew’s Note:  I never cease to be amazed by...

Americans Deserve the IRS – Today’s Quote

Individually, Americans do not deserve to be subservient to such a fear-mongering, intimidating and powerful agency as the Internal Revenue Service; but collectively, we do… In order to squeeze out of us half of what we produce [taxes and regulatory burden], a government tax collection agency must be...

Took All As No More Than Their Just Dues – Today’s Quote

From my earliest childhood I have been toiling & wearing my heart out for other people, who took all I could do & suffer for them as no more than their just dues. Senator John Randolph FacebookPinterestGoogleRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblrEmailPrintPocketMoreLinkedInLike this:Like...

Williams on Taxation – Today’s Quote

Taxes are necessary to fund the constitutionally mandated functions of the federal government.  If Congress spent according to its authority under Article 1, Section 8 of our Constitution, taxes wouldn’t be any more than 5 percent of the gross domestic product, as it was between 1787 and 1920, as...

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