A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 09, 2016
“The guy who said that the truth never hurts never had to fill out a form 1040”

"The guy who said that the truth never hurts never had to fill out a form 1040” is a popular tax-day joke. “The guy who said that the truth never hurts never had to make out a 1040 report” was cited in 1970, in the column “Jest A Minute” by Louis J. Carlat, Sr.


10 May 1970, Gladewater (TX) Mirror, “Jest A Minute” by Louis J. Carlat, Sr., pg. 2,col. 7:
The guy who said that the truth never hurts never had to make out a 1040 report.

3 March 1971, Waterloo (IA) Daily Courier, “Northeast Iowa people and Places” by John Barbour, pg. 25, col. 1:
The guy who said that the truth never hurts never had to make out an income tax form.

3 October 1985, Quanah (TX) Tribune Chief, “Echoes” by Jannice Griffin, pg. 1, col. 1:
THE GUY WHO SAID the truth never hurts, never had to help finance a free-spending government.

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 03:57 AM
Re: The Taxman Laugheth Tax One Liners Whomever said that truth never hurts never had to fill out a Form 1040.

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Whomever said that truth never hurts never had to fill out a Form 1040
4:36 PM - 16 Apr 2009

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Whomever said that truth never hurts never had to fill out a Form 1040.

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5. “The guy who said that truth never hurts never had to fill out a Form 1040.”

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#HappyTaxDay! “The guy who said that the truth never hurts never had to fill out a form 1040.” - Unknown
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The guy who said that the truth never hurts never had to fill out a form 1040. -@jimmykimmel
2:04 PM - 20 Feb 2016

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