Quotable #20: Art Of Taxation

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“The art of taxation consists of plucking the goose to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing,” — Jean-Baptiste Colbert

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6 thoughts on “Quotable #20: Art Of Taxation

  1. Shared this to Facebook. We are talking “taxes” here in Canada and there is a lot of “hissing” and then in the US there will be hissing if and when “tax reform” comes to the foreground. Great quote. Thanks.

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