Cartoons: Tax Day

Taxes may not be due until July this year, but April 15 will always be tax day in our hearts!

Man speaking to an IRS auditor

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An IRS auditor prepares a meeting with his former employer.
“So, after you fired me from the chief accountant’s job, I went and applied for this job with the Government. Well, down to business, he Mr. McElroy?”
Follette
April 21, 1951

 

Man speaking to an IRS auditor
“I didn’t have the money long enough to keep a record of it.”
Chon Day
March 24, 1951

 

Man hides from women
“It’s George. This always happens for a while after he files his income tax.”
Roy L. Fox
March 13, 1954

 

Girl speaks to her mom about her day at school
“Each of us has to take a dollar to school tomorrow. Miss Collins is a little short on her income tax.”
Graham Jackson
March 10, 1951

 

“Well, here she goes! Your Easter outfit, your new permanent, your summer outfit, your kitchen linoleum, you fall outfit…”
David Serars
March 8, 1952
Business man tries to do his taxes, but he was given a bankruptcy form instead
“I thought it was coming out too easy! This isn’t the income-tax sheet – I’ve been using a Federal bankruptcy form.”
Burr Shafer
March 8, 1952

 

Man speaking to an IRS auditor
“My problem is a simple one…I can’t pay it!”
Harry Mage
February 23, 1952

 

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Comments

  1. My favorite was the one where the fired accountant now works for Internal Revenue and gets to check his ex-employer’s books. All these funny cartoons were from the early 50’s, later in the decade their name was changed to the Internal Revenue Service.

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