Humor about taxes has been with us a long time

“There is no child so bad that he/she can’t be used as an income tax deduction.”

“It’s tax time. I know this because I’m staring at documents that make no sense to me, no matter how many beers I drink.” Dave Barry

“Taxation with representation ain’t so hot either.” Gerald Barzan, humorist

“In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.” Voltaire (1764)