Quotes: taxes

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  • A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
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    Apart from death and taxes, the one thing that's certain in this life is that I'll never be a fashion icon.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Commissions add up, taxes are a big drag, margin ain't cheap. A good accountant costs money as well. The math on this one is obvious, yet investors often fail to recognize it: Keep your costs low and your turnover lower, and you will win in the end.
  • Austan Goolsbee
    Austan Goolsbee
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    Cutting taxes for very high income people an average of more than $100,000 a year for people that make more than a million dollars a year is not an effective way to get the economy going.
  • Margaret Mitchell
    Margaret Mitchell
    American writer 1900-1949
    Margaret Mitchell
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    Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them!
  • Bjorn Lomborg
    Bjorn Lomborg
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    Even if every major government were to slap huge taxes on carbon fuels - which is not going to happen - it wouldn't do much to halt climate change any time soon. What it would do is cost us hundreds of billions - if not trillions - of dollars, because alternative energy technologies are not yet ready to take up the slack.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
    Albert Ellis
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    For a man there are three certainties in life: death, taxes, and women. It is often difficult to say which is the worst.
  • Brad D. Smith
    Brad D. Smith
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    Good intentions often get muddled with very complex execution. The last time the government tried to make taxes easier, it created a 1040 EZ form with a 52-page help booklet.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    Huguette Clark has had her own tax liens - four times, the IRS has filed to collect taxes from her.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    I can make a firm pledge, under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.
    Source: As quoted in "Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise", Tavis Smiley, Simon and Schuster, 2009, p. 198
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class.
    Source: Celebrating Change: Key Speeches of President-Elect Barack Obama, From October 2002 to November 2008
  • I'm like the guy who prepares your taxes or a dentist. I'm very conservative and boring in a lot of ways.
  • Arthur Godfrey
    Arthur Godfrey
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    I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.
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