New TurboTax Edition Aids Future Treasury Secretaries

Paul Caron notes that TurboTax has updated its software to be sure to prompt future Treasury Secretaries to pay their self-employment taxes when they work for the IMF.

(h/t Megan McArdle)

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Comments

  1. JKB says:

    Just goes to show you that if you try to scapegoat a software program for your own financial incompetence, they’ll encode your stupidity for life. Please tell me they named it the Geithner Gambit?

  2. Triumph says:

    Paul Caron notes that TurboTax has updated its software to be sure to prompt future Treasury Secretaries to pay their self-employment taxes when they work for the IMF.

    Big deal–it didn’t stop the liberal Timmy Geitner from getting the job. In fact, it was probably because he is a government cheat that Obama liked him in the first place.

    It is pretty scary having Geitner and Obama running the economy. They are probably cooking the books to skim off money to support Obama’s Kenyan cousin, dictator Adewale Ogunleye.

    Id like to see TurboTax catch that.

  3. Mike says:

    The usual: do as I say (tax code) and not as I do.

  4. Ugh says:

    So this confirms for me that Triumph is spoof like ZRIII.

  5. ulyssesunbound says:

    Triumph has always been a spoof. Zels…well he’s either batshit crazy or the best satirist of our age.

  6. Joe says:

    Awesome. Great burn!

  7. Drew says:

    “So this confirms for me that Triumph is spoof”

    What took you so long?

  8. Franklin says:

    Just goes to show you that if you try to scapegoat a software program for your own financial incompetence …

    Just for the record (and I’m certainly no Geithner fan), but he never tried to scapegoat TurboTax. One of the senators asked him if he used tax prep software, and he replied, and then clarified that it was still his own fault.