The Kinks On U.S. Tax Day

Lets see, I bet that only about 75% of my blog readers know this Kinks song. Am I being muy generoso? None the less… today, April 15, is tax day here in the United States of America.

Therefore a wonderful song from the British Invasion…

The tax man’s taken all my dough,
And left me in my stately home,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.

And I can’t sail my yacht,
He’s taken everything I’ve got,
All I’ve got’s this sunny afternoon.

Save me, save me, save me from this squeeze.
I got a big fat mama trying to break me.
And I love to live so pleasantly,
Live this life of luxury,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.
In the summertime
In the summertime
In the summertime

My girlfriend’s run off with my car,
And gone back to her ma and pa,
Telling tales of drunkenness and cruelty.
Now I’m sitting here,
Sipping at my ice cool beer,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.

Help me, help me, help me sail away,
Well give me two good reasons why I oughta stay.
‘Cause I love to live so pleasantly,
Live this life of luxury,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.
In the summertime
In the summertime
In the summertime

Ah, save me, save me, save me from this squeeze.
I got a big fat mama trying to break me.
And I love to live so pleasantly,
Live this life of luxury,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.
In the summertime
In the summertime
In the summertime

My take on paying taxes is that it is better to HAVE to pay them than to not make money. Oh, and have a good accountant.

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