Amazing excuses for not filing taxes

April 15, 2010 11:33:12 AM PDT
Everyone has until midnight to file their tax returns, unless you get an extension. We searched the Internet and found creative excuses for not filing taxes. has quotes from real court cases.

The first one, "The Paperwork Reduction Act relieves Americans of their duty to file tax returns."

Next, "I was not required to file my tax return because I never received a court order to do so."

Another said, "When I was audited by the IRS many years ago, the agent told me that he had never seen a taxpayer as scrupulous and honest in his affairs as me, and that I would never have to file a tax return again."

Also, "I am a CPA. And I was too busy preparing other people's tax returns to file my own tax return on time. "

And finally, "I was convicted and imprisoned for not filing my 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1990 federal income tax returns. After my release from prison, I had difficulty compiling my records, so I didn't file my 1993, 1994 and 1995 returns."