Tax Quotes (1704 Quotes)

    My full name's Ed Kennedy. I'm nineteen. I'm an underage cab driver. I'm typical of many of the young men you see in this suburban outpost of the city -- not a whole lot of prospects or possibility. That aside, I read more books than I should, and I'm decidedly crap at sex and doing my taxes. Nice to meet you.

    Muhammad brought the promise that anyone could find fulfillment and everlasting life through allegiance to the one true God. The Buddah held out hope that the suffering could be transcended. Jesus brought the message that even the last shall be first, that even the tax collectors and lepers - the outcasts - had cause for hope. And so that is the question I leave you with in this final: What is your cause for hope.

    Passage of a flat tax is a necessary predicate to my retiring from Congress, ... As my Democratic colleagues have come to understand that, their willingness to co-sponsor my bill has definitely gone up.

    The evidence base is showing you need to raise taxes, you need to pass laws and enforce laws on exposure to second-hand smoke. You also need to pass laws and enforce the laws on regulating media exposure and advertising regarding pro-tobacco, you need to develop a youth-focused cessation program as a community and probably at the school level, you need to develop public education campaigns in the communities and schools that are reaching the young people, and those campaigns need to not be focused on just boys.

    If you expect to receive a tax refund or a bonus in the next year, transfer your balance to a card with 0 APR on balance transfers for 12 months. Extra money from tax refunds, gifts and bonuses can help significantly in paying down the balance.

    People really have to believe in their tax system. They have to believe that there is an equitable distribution of the burden, but there is also an important investment based upon the potential achievements that come from us paying our taxes.

    The president-elect feels very strongly that one of the best ways we can help protect economic growth is to cut taxes, ... He believes we can and should cut taxes to help keep the economy strong, in addition to the fundamental values-laden initiative, which is it's the people's money, they have a right to keep it.

    The Voting Rights Act, whose 40th anniversary we celebrate this month, has helped minorities elect 81 sitting members of Congress and thousands of local officials. But the rally civil rights groups held in Atlanta earlier this month to push for extension of the act's key temporary provisions downplayed those gains and instead pushed wild claims that some state laws requiring an ID to vote are the functional equivalent of Jim Crow poll taxes,

    Ronald Reagan's vision of smaller government, less taxes, and a strong national defense has led to a prosperous America. As president, he rebuilt our military and reinvigorated our confidence in ourselves.

    We don't charge our vendors when they come to town, though. We sort of feel like it would be wrong. That tax is for our community, true, but we've been working with these vendors for years with this festival. We probably should, but, you know, we just won't put that tax on them.

    Everything depends on a good job - strong families, strong communities, the pursuit of the American dream, and a tax base to support schools for our kids and services for our seniors.

    A Labour government would ensure that it was the well off who carried the heaviest burdens and now those with a small income. The people would understand the need for sacrifices when they could see that taxes were raised fairly and spent wisely.

    The city has to opt out of the sales tax ceiling first, and that takes some time. Then, you have to have a vote of the people to approve it. And even then, it will be several months before you actually collect any revenues from it. So there wasn't enough time to raise the funds for 2006 through a sales tax.

    If you're choosing between supermarkets, look for what services you want, what reports you want, whether you want retirement tools, or detailed reports on taxes. The point of a supermarket is convenience. If it's not convenient, then it defeats the purpose.

    The refinancing boom and effects from the tax rebates are waning, so spending on big-ticket items such as cars may be slowing down, ... But spending on services, which is where the majority of the job creation occurs, has held on, and we expect it to pick up. Friday's payroll report should be a good indication of that.

    This year we looked at our funds and we didn't need as much as we took in last year with the tax rate. We didn't need that same tax rate, so we reduced it a penny, which is a little bit below what the effective tax rate was. That's the way we always do our budgets.

    I don't believe in taxing the good people of Kansas, New Hampshire, and California 30 billion on the grounds that otherwise you'll tax them more later. If we actually had saved all the money that advocates of government spending had promised their programs would save, the federal budget would be negative by now.

    Projects have ebbs and flows, and there are periods of opposition. ... This project will bring benefits to the region. One thing we shouldn't lose sight of is the potential to remake the face of the city, in a very positive way. I know of no place where anyone's ever regretted building a transit line. We don't have to shorten the line, and we don't have to raise taxes.

    A lot has been said about trying to deal with competitive drivers and so forth, but it's like paying tax. You only pay tax if you make money, and making money is a good thing. The problem of tension between the drivers will arrive only if we're competitive, up at the front, fighting for wins and podiums. That's a problem I would love to have.

    It's a humongous time saver I did depreciation calculations with spreadsheets before, but because of tax laws changing so much, you have to keep track of ACE, AMT and four or five other methods of reporting. And updating would take four or five hours. Now, with one button, the information just rolls over.

    If leaders in the space program had at its beginning in the 1940s, pointed out the benefits to people on earth rather than emphasizing the search for proof of evolution in space, the program would have saved $100 billion in tax money and achieved greater results.

    A specific company or specific industry is looking at the immediate hit to their interest. What they're not looking at, and what's difficult for them to look at, is the perceived overall benefits of a tax plan to the economy as a whole.

    It is encouraging to see major companies like DHL expand and invest in Kansas, ... With this new investment in our state, our community will benefit by the creation of new jobs and increased revenue to the tax base.

    The immediate results may be great a place to shop for essential items, more revenue for the city. We have to be thankful for the tax money that will benefit our city's schools and parks.

    What this has done, it has redistributed the tax burden. From one residence to another, and from residential to non-residential. Like it or not, that's what it's done.

    When we finally decide on who our president is, and on the day when we realize the economy is so weak that that new president must cut taxes, and he can't do it because of a divided congress and all the animosity that comes out of this agonizingly long presidential election, the dollar's going to be in trouble.

    Tax Day and National Humor Month are both in April. Coincidence I think not. People deserve a good laugh when they've finished their taxes, and movies are a great way for taxpayers to take a break after crunching numbers.

    We continue to have uncertainty because what he focused on didn't really help the market draw inferences about what next week's move is going to be. We thought today might give us a hint, instead he focused on tax cuts and other things.

    Prices remain on the rise but there is hope that we may be nearing a peak. Wholesale gas prices have averaged about 2.60 per gallon for the past week. Taxes add about 60 cents to that, transportation and dealer profit is another 5-10 cents. Prices in the

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