Let me tell you how it will be;
There’s one for you, nineteen for me.
‘Cause I’m the taxman.
– George Harrison
Towards the end of April each year, oldies radio stations tend to play the Taxman song a lot. According to their Anthology, the Beatles paid upwards of 95% income tax, which was the inspiration for the song.
Not only can we not avoid paying taxes, but we have to figure out on the government’s behalf how much we should be paying. That reminds me a bit of those old movies when cowboys were forced to dig their own graves.
At the risk of taking an analogy too far, H&R Block At Home Canadian personal tax software is the backhoe of paying taxes. It is not used for a cause you look forward to and you still have to do the work yourself, but it makes it easier.