Idiot question of the day

Why can\’t tax avoidance be illegal?

Because if it\’s illegal then it isn\’t tax avoidance, it\’s tax evasion.

Then again, who really expects linguistic accuracy from a piece of cutlery?

2 comments on “Idiot question of the day

  1. Actually, since avoidance, as opposed to evasion, uses the exemptions and loopholes specifically included in the tax code*, one could argue that not to avoid tax would be illegal.

    *They must be there specifically – the laws were passed after due scrutiny by the democratically elected representatives of the people, after all.

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