Taxes quotes

51 taxes quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “Sally helps me with my accounts. I have no head for figures at all. I’m trying desperately to save some money, you know I told you. I just can’t seem to. He makes me write down everything in there. What I get, what I spend. I used to have a checking account. He made me get rid of that. He feels, for me anyway, that it’s better to operate on a...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Audrey Hepburn - Holly Golightly
    [Tag:advice, money, taxes]
  • “Washington, and all of us, are gravely concerned over this growing contempt for taxes. Agents are herewith directed to discourage non-compliance through investigation, prosecution, and other statutory actions within our broad authority.”
    James Ray - Commissioner
    [Tag:authority, government, taxes]
  • “- Jack Morrison: It's been seven years since my last confession.
    - Lenny Richter: Seven years is a long time.
    - Jack Morrison: Yes, father.
    - Lenny Richter: All right, where do we start; theft, robbery, fraud, taxes?
    - Jack Morrison: Well, you know...
    - Lenny Richter: Taxes? Always taxes... How about sex? Impure thoughts?”

    Joaquin Phoenix - Jack Morrison
    Robert Patrick - Lenny Richter
    [Tag:confession, sex, taxes]
  • “So they don't like the salt tax? Double it!”

    Louis Hayward - Philippe of Gascony
    [Tag:king, taxes, tyranny]
  • “The pirate Yellowbeard captured many other galleons, killing over five-hundred men in cold blood. He would tear the captains hearts out and swallow them whole. Often forcing his victims to eat their own lips, he was caught and imprisoned... for tax evasion.”
    [Tag:crime, pirate, taxes]
  • “He defrauded the American government of $56 million while we were at war, when we could least afford it. While brave men were dying on the beaches of Normandy, Mr. Hughes was picking the pocket of the American taxpayer.”

    Alan Alda - Senator Ralph Owen Brewster
    [Tag:fraud, taxes, war]
  • “- Harry: So, do they give the Nobel Prize out in yearly payments or is it just one lump sum, like the lottery?
    - Ira: Let's not get ahead of ourselves.
    - Harry: Oh, I'm not getting ahead of myself. I've very concerned about the potential taxconsequences.”

    Orlando Jones - Harry
    David Duchovny - Ira
    [Tag:money, taxes, winning]
  • “Families are inevitable, they're like death or taxes.”
    Ashton Kutcher - Hank
    [Tag:death, family, taxes]
  • “Taxes are the lifeblood of this nation. Collecting taxes is a thankless job. As officers and agents of the Internal Revenue Service, we are more than just an arm of the government. We are the heart and hands of the United States Treasury. There are, however, an increasing number who willfully disregard their obligation, resist the payment of...” (continue)(continue reading)
    James Ray - Commissioner
    [Tag:government, rebellion, taxes]
  • “- Jack Swigert: Uh, well, if anyone from the, uh, from the IRS is watching, I... forgot to file my, my, my 1040 return. Um, I meant to do it today, but, uh...
    - Sy Liebergot: That's no joke. They'll jump on him!”

    Kevin Bacon - Jack Swigert
    Clint Howard - Sy Liebergot
  • “What is it, gambling? Drugs? You know I'd really like to help you but I'm kind of tapped out this month. The IRS is coming down on me like it's some personal vendetta against Bobby Finstock.”

    Jay Tarses - Coach Finstock
    [Tag:helping, money, taxes]
  • “- Matt Hunter: Tell me something John, what are you going to do when the social security people find out you've been moonlighting?
    - John Eagle: Ain't found out about my air boat business. Been doing it for 40 years.
    - Matt Hunter: That's probably because you haven't made a profit in the last thirty-nine.”

    Chuck Norris - Matt Hunter
    Dehl Berti - John Eagle
    [Tag:law enforcement, profit, taxes]
  • “- Ernie: You're a fool, Johnson. I'm the United States Treasury, what are you?
    - Harry Johnson: I'm...
    - Ernie: You can't beat the United States government, Johnson. Not in a million years. The taxes will be paid. We'll get it one way, we get it another. But we will get it.”

    David Ogden Stiers - Ernie
    Edward Herrmann - Harry Johnson
    [Tag:government, payment, taxes]
  • “- Judge: Mrs. Malnorowski, there is no smoking in this courtoom.
    - Hatchet's Mother: I pay taxes on cigarettes, don't I? And what do I get for those taxes? Happiness? Hell no! I get tuberculosis!”

    Robert Walsh - Judge
    Mink Stole - Hatchet's Mother
    [Tag:disease, smoking, taxes]
  • “- Drew: And who would've thought... you, an IRS agent.
    - Joe Black: Death and taxes.”

    Jake Weber - Drew
    Brad Pitt - Joe Black
    [Tag:death, job, taxes]
  • “We're on another useless joyride at the cost of mere millions to the US taxpayer.”

    Gabriel Macht - Stackhouse
    [Tag:americans, taxes, war]
  • “- Louie: Where are you going to keep all this treasure, Uncle Scrooge?
    - Scrooge: I won't keep it all, Louie. Most of these artifacts will go to museums.
    - Louie: That doesn't sound like Uncle Scrooge.
    - Scrooge: That way, I can enjoy a healthy taxbreak!”

    Russi Taylor - Louie
    Alan Young - Scrooge McDuck
    [Tag:taxes, wealth]
  • “I'm challenging the right of the IRS to destroy people, people like Beverly Paine. The God that gave us life gave us liberty at the same time. I think that most of you people will understand what I'm doing today. It's time to keep those liberties alive. I declare war on the IRS, and all the little men who have become their tyrants.”
    Edward Herrmann - Harry Johnson
    [Tag:government, taxes, tyranny]
  • “- Max Conners: I've assumed my husband always filed the tax return.
    - Gloria Vogal: Which one?”

    Sigourney Weaver - Max Conners
    Anne Bancroft - Gloria Vogal
    [Tag:duty, payment, taxes]
  • “- Chili Palmer: I never thought you'd be this dumb leaving three hundred grand in a bag in the closet under an extra blanket but I guess you are.
    - Leo Devoe: I didn't know where to put it where would you?
    - Chili Palmer: How about a bank?
    - Leo Devoe: They'd report it to the IRS.
    - Chili Palmer: You don't open an account you put it in a safety...” (continue)
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    John Travolta - Chili Palmer
    David Paymer - Leo Devoe
    [Tag:money, taxes]
  • “- Bud: Credit is a sacredtrust, it's what our free society is founded on. Do you think they give a damn about their bills in Russia? I said, do you think they give a damn about their bills in Russia?
    - Otto: They don't pay bills in Russia, it's all free.
    - Bud: All free? Free my ass. What are you, a fuckin' commie? Huh?
    - Otto: No, I ain't no...” (continue)
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    Harry Dean Stanton - Bud
    Emilio Estevez - Otto
    [Tag:communism, russians, taxes]
  • “Okay guys, one more thing, this summer when you're being inundated with all this American bicentennial Fourth Of July brouhaha, don't forget what you're celebrating, and that's the fact that a bunch of slave-owning, aristocratic, white males didn't want to pay their taxes.”
    Kim Krizan - Ms. Stroud
    [Tag:history, holidays, taxes]
  • “Are you telling me you can speak six languages and fly a jetliner but you don't know how to file a tax return?”

    Ben Stiller - Steve Arlo
    [Tag:ability, inability, taxes]
  • “Even businessmen, who rob and cheat and steal from people everyday, even they have to pay taxes.”
    Jonathan Winters - Lennie Pike
    [Tag:equality, law, taxes]
  • “I'm very sorry the government taxes their tips, that's fucked up. That ain't my fault. It would seem to me that waitresses are one of the many groups the government fucks in the ass on a regular basis. Look, if you ask me to sign something that says the government shouldn't do that, I'll sign it, put it to a vote, I'll vote for it, but what I...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Steve Buscemi - Mr. Pink
    [Tag:government, taxes]