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In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Jea-Baptiste Leroy, 1789

"Are the neighbors watching me?
Well, is the mailman watching me?
And I don't feel safe anymore!
Oh, what a mess!
I wonder who's watching me now?
The IRS?!"
Rockwell, "Somebody's Watching Me"

"If you drive a car, I'll tax the street
If you try to sit, I'll tax your seat
If you get too cold I'll tax the heat
If you take a walk, I'll tax your feet"
The Beatles, "Taxman"

Perhaps everyone runs from the "tax-man"?
Leela, Doctor Who - "The Sun Makers"

This was a noble house once, lad! McDucks sailed forth in fear o' no man born o' woman ... except maybe the tax collector!

Lister: Relax, it doesn't matter now. Not gonna catch you now, are they?
Rimmer: What? Just because we're three million years into deep space and the human species is extinct? That means nothing to these people. They'll find us.
Red Dwarf, "Better Than Life", after Rimmer receives an ancient tax bill from Outland Revenue.

"Commander, the IRS has been called a terrorist enclave. Rest assured, we are."

"'When Chuck Norris sends in his taxes, he sends blank forms and includes only a picture of himself crouched and ready to attack. Chuck Norris has never had to pay taxes. Ever.'

...That's not true! That is not true!"


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