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Funny story: The Whiskey and Overlooked Sexual Rebellion of 1791 Revealed

The Whiskey and Overlooked Sexual Rebellion of 1791 Revealed

Pittsburgh PA: The Whiskey Rebellion of 1791 was a tax protest during the presidency of George Washington. Farmers selling their grain as distilled whiskey had to pay a new sin tax, which they strongly resented. The tax was a part of Treasury Secreta...

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Funny story: GSA takes a Gamble

GSA takes a Gamble

Government Services Agency (GSA) Chief Administrator Martha N. Johnson was forced to resign today amid growing controversy following revelations of her agency's 2010 taxpayer-funded training conference held a plush Henderson, Nevada casino. The con...

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Funny story: Government To Implement New Sunlight Tax

Government To Implement New Sunlight Tax

In a move that is certain to delight everyone who lives on this beautiful island, our beloved and inventive government has come up with yet another brilliant way to raise more money for them to spend wisely. The sunlight tax bill is due to be deba...

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Funny story: Chancellor To Tax Packed Lunches

Chancellor To Tax Packed Lunches

In a bold move to cut the UK trade deficit, Chancellor, George Osborne has taken the bold move of taxing packed lunches, at a standard rate of £2 per packed lunch. Critics say that the move is ludicrous and unworkable, and that it will only lead t...

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Funny story: Late UK budget details released

Late UK budget details released

Some of the finer details of the British budget that weren't previously announced by the Chancellor because he had to be home for lunch have now been released by the Treasury. It was confirmed that dead people will no longer qualify for pension re...

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Funny story: Business moguls' 50p Shock

Business moguls' 50p Shock

The Government has been attacked by people who earn over £300,000 a year because they are tired of the taxing tune 'All I want is 50p!' 'It is time these lyrics were updated' said business executive Gimmy More 'I think the wording should be change...

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Funny story: The Where's My Refund Glitch: IRS Invents New Way To F**k With Poor People.

The Where's My Refund Glitch: IRS Invents New Way To F**k With Poor People.

For hundreds of thousands of nearly-destitute Americans who rely on their income tax refund each year to pay March's rent, have the check engine light on their 1996 Nissan Sentra addressed, or just to blow on luxuries like dental care, crack or laund...

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Funny story: Queen Cleared Harry Redknapp Says Portsmouth Superfan

Queen Cleared Harry Redknapp Says Portsmouth Superfan

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp was cleared of tax evasion by a jury at Southwark Crown Court today. He spoke of his relief at the end of the five-year ordeal concerning an off-shore bank account and accusations of bungs over the sale of...

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Funny story: Paying cash in hand is 'diddling the country', says HMRC's boss

Paying cash in hand is 'diddling the country', says HMRC's boss

In an interview with The Daily Torygraph, Dave Hartnett says that householders have a duty to ensure that other people do not evade paying their share of tax. Paying a builder or cleaner in cash, allowing them to evade VAT or income tax, will result...

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Funny story: Harry Redknapp goes with an "I'm thick as sh1t" defence

Harry Redknapp goes with an "I'm thick as sh1t" defence

The trial of Harry Redknapp on charges of tax fraud took a strange turn today when the Spurs manager insisted that the offence was not down to him because he was below the legal reading age of responsibility. He claimed he reads like a two-year-ol...

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Funny story: Bill Gates arrested for wanting to pay more tax!

Bill Gates arrested for wanting to pay more tax!

Microsoft co-founder and one of the richest men on the planet, Bill Gates, has been arrested for a curious felony, he demands to pay more tax and the US government see this as being a major crime! In a TV interview, Bill insisted that he will pay...

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Funny story: Pompey Cash Crisis - At Last, Something To Celebrate!

Pompey Cash Crisis - At Last, Something To Celebrate!

The latest cash crisis at Portsmouth FC has been welcomed by "superfan" Jake Seaport. The club announced yesterday that it has been hit with a winding-up order by HM Customes and Revenue over an unpaid tax bill of £1.6 million. The crisis has been...

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Funny story: Real Reason US House and Senate Disagreed Over Extending the Payroll Tax Holiday

Real Reason US House and Senate Disagreed Over Extending the Payroll Tax Holiday

Washington DC: A temporary extension of the payroll tax holiday was signed into law by President Obama such that the 2012 paychecks of working Americans wouldn't change for two-months, while Congress hammers out a one year extension. The media ha...

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Funny story: BryanAir introduce a step tax

BryanAir introduce a step tax

BryanAir, the airline that gives you more for more, or less for less, depending on the starting point, is to introduce a step tax. "The concept is very simple," said Ryan Heir, the chairman, spokesman and sometimes pilot of the low-cost, slow-coac...

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Funny story: Airlines to charge British female passengers 20% extra

Airlines to charge British female passengers 20% extra

A dozen airlines, which include those of Britain, the USA, Canada, France and Germany are to start adding a 20% 'fat charge' to the flight tickets of all female passengers holding British passports. This is as a result of a report by the European...

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Funny story: Germany Taxes War Reparation Payments

Germany Taxes War Reparation Payments

In a move which has caused marginally less outrage than the 1939 invasion of Poland, the German government has announced its intention to tax compensation payments made to surviving ex-slave labourers, who were forced from their homes to work for the...

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Funny story: Bryanair to pay airport staff 50p per overweight hand luggage bag spotted

Bryanair to pay airport staff 50p per overweight hand luggage bag spotted

Airport staff are being offered a 50p bonus for every Bryanair passenger they catch with oversized or overweight hand luggage. The new scheme at Liverpool John Lennon Airport encourages handlers to crack down on passengers, who then have to pay th...

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