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Cartoon: What Are You Doing With Your Tax Refund?

April 17, 2019
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Writer: Paul Lander Artist: Dan McConnell Paul LanderPaul Lander is not sure which he is proudest of — winning the Nobel Peace Prize or sending Sudanese peace activist, Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim, to accept it on…

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Married Filing Joint

July 5, 2018
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The call starts out innocently enough. I’m a customer service representative with the IRS, and Bill Jones calls in to ask about the status of his mother’s tax return. Seems Nilda Jones died last year…

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Taxing strategy

December 21, 2017
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Dave JaffeWriter, columnist, former Chicago reporter, humorist Dave Jaffe has written for online, print, television, and radio. Creative, clever, witty – these are traits that kept Dave in detention for most of the eighth grade.…

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The Infernal Verities

December 11, 2017
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          I know what the facts are, only I know all the facts. I make bold pronouncements — and see how my base reacts? It doesn’t matter whether what I say…

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Herds of Bison and Endless Vacation: What I Learned From Magazines This Week

April 5, 2016
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Reading Magazines this week, I learned that: ViaGen will clone your dog for $50,000. (Departures, 3/16) There is a global movement to exempt tampons from taxation. (Time, 4/4/16) One of Ronald Reagan’s first acts as…

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When My Family Stopped Ruling the World

June 18, 2015
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When My Family Stopped Ruling the World

200 years ago my great, great, great, great grandfather, Napoleon I, lost the battle of Waterloo. In doing so, he lost control of Europe, his position as emperor of France, and my birthright to rule…

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Troubles, Oh So Taxing

April 22, 2014
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Troubles, Oh So Taxing

Imagine my surprise when I saw myself in this ad. I really thought this was behind me. I got bagged running out of a store with hundreds of Twinkies stuffed down my shirt. Which was…

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Unicorn Bites 12/13/13

December 13, 2013
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Unicorn Bites 12/13/13

Wife: A guy at work dropped acid Me: Did he listen to techno & babble about colors? W: No, he was treated for burns Chemists are so lame. — James Breakwell (@XplodingUnicorn) December 13, 2013…

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Ah, The Holidays

November 12, 2013
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Ah, The Holidays

It’s almost Christmas, again. Ah yes, the season of cheer and office parties you can barely remember due to intoxication levels worthy of a pink-slip. But Christmas these days really means only one thing: Yup,…

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The Upside Of Global Warming

October 10, 2013
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If you’re a large American corporation, you understand one simple fact — only loser companies pay taxes. Why should you pay to support the infrastructure where your best customers and many of your employees live…

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