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Taxing Cinema: The IRS Goes to Hollywood

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The untouchablesEvery year, tax season inspires Americans...to gripe, complain, and cross their fingers and pray that they avoid an audit. But rather than focus on the depressing side of your yearly ordeal, why not consider the more enjoyable things that taxes have inspired -- namely, a long list of films. Whether a hapless civil servant, a slick government functionary or a faceless boogeyman who kicks old ladies out of their home, the taxman is usually good for a laugh, a groan, or a scream of abject terror. And, with the Oscars coming this weekend, there's no better time to take a peek at these taxing classics.






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marine1942

More of " don't you wish" news. Hollywood is liberal. Obama is liberal. Now, really, tell me he is going to hurt his friends ?
Remember all the money given to solars companies ? Obama will give even more to Wall Street and the banks with QE 3 coming to USA very soon.

February 27 2012 at 8:54 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
marine1942

More of " don't you wish" news. Hollywood is liberal. Obama is liberal. Now, really, tell me he is going to hurt his friends ?
Remember all the money given to solars companies ? Obama will give even more to Wall Street and the banks with QE 3 coming to USA very soon.

February 27 2012 at 8:54 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Gg

Oh No...Say it ain't so.

February 26 2012 at 2:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Gg

Oh No...

February 26 2012 at 2:45 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply