Articles on finance and taxation are always written to be informative and helpful and are generally well received by the people who actually read them with interest.
Unfortunately, it is a sad fact of life that the vast majority of people, either skip to the next page or, if they do read them, find them tedious or boring.
As we are approaching the Festive Season and the end of the Spanish Financial year, we thought that we would try to put a smile on your face at the expense of the tax man and financial advisors
Merry Christmas from Graydon & Associates!
Q. - What are the most imaginative works of fiction being written in Spain today?
A. - Income Tax Returns.
Three old men were at the doctor for a memory test.
The doctor said to the first old man, What is three times three?
274 was his reply.
The doctor asked the second man the same question.
The doctor then asked the third man OK, now its your turn so whats three times three?
Nine said the third man.
Thats great said the doctor. How did you get that?
Simple said the third man. I just subtracted 274 from Wednesday.
An auditor from the tax office rang a Synagogue and asked to speak to the Rabbi.
Rabbi, is Mr. Morris Katz a member of your congregation?
Yes, indeed he is. Replied the Rabbi.
Can you confirm that he made the 100,000 donation to the Synagogue that he claimed in his tax return?
I can assure you that he will he replied.
The great logician Bertrand Russell once claimed that he could prove anything if given that Oone times is Oone.
So one day some smarty-pants asked him, OK. Prove that youre the Pope
Russel thought for a while and then proclaimed, I am one. The Pope is one. Therefore, the Pope and I are one.