October 26, 2020

#TBT: The First Form 1040

Yes, April 15th was yesterday and I'm sure no one wants to hear about tax returns, but after reading this Journal article on collectors of tax momentos, this seems like a worthy #TBT.

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It seems so quaint with just a single page of instructions and nine lines for income and seven for deductions.

Maybe let's just shoot for three pages again, instead of this crazy postcard idea. Whaddaya say, Cruzer? 

 

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