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Summer Vacation Destinations For IRS Agents....Warning....May Cause Laughter

Updated on February 10, 2014

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Tax folks, this article is for you! I salute you for the fine job you do each and every day. You are the guardians of the United States tax system and heaven knows where this country would be without your unfailing sense of justice!

For you there are no colors in the world. Everything is black and white, scripted by that Great Tax Code in the Sky, and words cannot properly reflect how I feel about you.

To show my appreciation for the hose job….err…job that you do, I have compiled a list of destinations that I think you might like to visit for your next vacation. Please, don’t try to thank me! This is the very least I can do to pay you back for the years you have dedicated to my well-being.

So pack your bags, get that limousine of yours serviced, and head out on the open road to any of these great vacation spots.

INTERCOURSE, ALABAMA

The American public has been taking it in the shorts from you for so long that I thought it was about time you experienced the same sensation. In beautiful Intercourse, Alabama, you will be able to get a free CEO Burger at the Bend Over Café. These burgers are made from 100% pork belly and they are guaranteed to end up in the toilet just like our hard-earned tax dollars.

DEAD HORSE, ALASKA

There is nothing quite like beating a dead horse, similar in many ways to refusing deductions for a working stiff who can barely provide for his family. You will love this place! Every Friday night they feature the Debtors Prison Dance just outside the county jail. Cost of the dance and refreshments is 25% of your income but hey, you work for the government, so for you it’s all free. In fact, and you will love this, if you attend before April of 2013, the proceeds from the dance will be handed over to you, no questions asked. Is this a great country or what?

NOTHING, ARIZONA

A little known fact: Nothing, Arizona, was incorporated as a town in honor of the IRS, so this is the perfect vacation spot for you. You will love the carnival right outside of town, held every Saturday. Watch the locals play the carnival games. No matter how hard they play and no matter how well they do, they walk away with nothing. In fact, when the carnival closes, you’ll walk away a big winner.

After the carnival spend the night at the Corporation Inn. Of course it’s all free; those guys who run the inn owe you big time for your years of service helping them make bigger profits.

ROBIN HOOD, MAINE

Enjoy the show at the Tax Dodge Theater. They have the longest playing off-Broadway show in the nation, appropriately called “Robin Hood Guilty of Tax Evasion.” It’s’ a great spoof on modern society and you are sure to enjoy it because your sense of humor is the stuff of legends. Have a cocktail at the Al Capone Lounge before the show.

HELL, MICHIGAN

Well guys and gals, you have put us all through hell so there is no reason why you shouldn’t visit there yourselves. We have reserved a special suite for you at the Zero Tolerance Hotel. As you are approaching this great vacation spot, keep driving past Limbo, ten more miles and past Purgatory and go straight to Hell. We’ll leave the light on for you.

ARM, MISSISSIPPI

You are going to love this town! Visit the Arm and a Leg Museum and view the great displays of former tax evaders who thought they could sneak one by you. Buy some trinkets at the Strong Arm Tactics Emporium, and get those kinks worked out at the Twist Your Arm Chiropractic Center. Don’t worry about paying for any of this. We all know you have more than enough exemptions so let us pay for you.

FORT CROOK, NEBRASKA

This entire town is run by former CEO’s of Fortune 500 fame, so don’t bother to tip for any of the services. Take the whole family to the Top 1% Theme Park. One particularly scary ride takes you past a very life-like volcano where the town leaders sacrifice some poor working stiff to the profit gods. The screams are so real they will give you chills….or maybe not….you do have ice water flowing through your veins so maybe this won’t affect you.

All of the goods and products in this town are shipped from China and take special note that there are no workers here from the United States. Talk about international love! Makes you proud to be an American, doesn’t it?

SLAUGHTERVILLE, OKLAHOMA

This is such a cool town! Sure it’s out in the middle of nowhere but it is oh so worth the extra driving to get there. Make sure you take the walking tour around town and take some pictures of the different statues that commemorate the average Americans who were financially crippled and then slaughtered by the tax laws.

There is a re-enactment each night in the town square. Promptly at eight there is a gang of citizens dressed as IRS agents and they systematically gun down single mothers and retired folks. It is all in fun and the crowds love it, but get there early to get a good seat.

FINGER, TENNESSEE

Finger, Tennessee, salutes you. In fact, as you drive into town, you will notice every citizen standing on the side of the road saluting you in that quaint way they have of raising their middle fingers. When you leave town they will do the same thing. Don’t you feel special? That’s because you are, and the citizens of Finger, Tennessee, want to make sure you know it.

Just a suggestion, and I’m kind of hoping you don’t take it: make sure you don’t eat or drink anything in this town. Those rascally residents of Finger like to playfully slip Ex-Lax into the food and beverages of IRS agents. Makes for a smooth move out of town but you might find it a bit of a discomfort.

LITTLE HOPE, TEXAS

You might as well visit Little Hope and feel what the rest of us feel. You can pick up some snacks at the Down and Out Quick Shop, and spend the night at the Hooverville B & B. Try your luck at the Destitute Casino but don’t expect to win.

There is a great role-playing game nightly at the Sad Sack Gaming Parlor. You can dress up like a factory worker and beg for scraps in an exact replica of Detroit. There is also an online game you can try out; in it, you play an unemployed parent of four, and you call Social Services and keep being put on hold. Great family entertainment for sure.

I HAVE RUN OUT OF TIME AND PATIENCE

Listen, I would love to give you more suggestions, but I’ve been on hold now for an hour and I’m getting a little peevish! I’m not sure what the problem is; I mean, I’m only three months late on my tax returns and you guys promptly call and want your payment. I have a doctor friend who hasn’t paid taxes in ten years….HELLO????....ten years?

Oh, wait, I have a live agent on the phone….I’ll let you listen in…..shhhh

“Mr. Holland, we understand you haven’t paid your 2011 taxes yet. We see you owe $58.76 and we were wondering what the problem is? You have to understand, Mr. Holland, that we have that money earmarked for special projects and you are jeopardizing those projects by being late. We are having a special State Dinner for the leading politicians from China. We need to borrow another $20 billion from them and we’d like to kiss their collective ass before we ask. So you see, we really need your $58.76 to buy some appetizers.”

Sigh! I think I’ll go stand in line in Finger, Tennessee, and wait for an IRS employee to drive into town.

2012 William D. Holland (aka billybuc)

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http://billybuc.hubpages.com/hub/Summer-Vacation-Destinations-For-Lawyers

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      Blurter of Indiscretions 4 years ago from Clinton CT

      I am consistently in awe that these are the actual names of towns. Are you sure you aren't making this all up? LOL Funny read!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Julie, that's why I find pictures of the towns, so that people will believe me. LOL Thank you!

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      Dr Pooja 4 years ago

      Hilarious! just like Julie I thought you were making up these names .

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      Mark G Weller 4 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

      LOL Bill, this is my favorite:

      "As you are approaching this great vacation spot, keep driving past Limbo, ten more miles and past Purgatory and go straight to Hell."

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      Katheryn 4 years ago from United States

      Billy...so funny. Made my morning. Can you do one on those I love most...banks and wall street. As always, voted up and funny!!!! Oh, and no, I am still in the closet. lol

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Dr. Pooja, I swear, these places are real. Thanks for the visit.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Mark, that was my favorite line too; glad you liked it my friend, and thank you!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Travel....LOL.....your wish is my command....the next one will be on wall streets and/or bankers. I was looking for a new idea so thank you!

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      Joseph De Cross 4 years ago

      Even without cheating, and before reading was thinking of finger, and then you caught up with me. Intercourse? What is the main activity in that city..? We love to hate our friends at the IRS. Now this comment is tax deductible...but not on my AdSense 1099.... So my creativity gets its 12% slash with SEO and all! Thanks for the laugh Billy. Hey colleague, why were you laughing?

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Bill I truly do love this series and this one left me in stitches this morning. Thank you for giving me a good laugh today, as I truly did need it. Buy the way, I loved all the suggestions, especially Hell, Michigan, where you tell them to go straight to hell--classic!! Voted up and shared too!!

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      Natasha 4 years ago from Hawaii

      Ahahaha. Too funny! Down and Out Quick Shop - I love it!

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      Ok, I'll think of some places I can send the tax people in Singapore to. Nothing in Arizona sounds very, very familiar to me! Any idea if the hotels there take reservations? Might drop in a suggestion to them! This was very funny. Thank you.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Lord, I'm laughing because you are so very clever and witty....not to mention funnier than hell. Always a pleasure my friend, and always grateful for your support.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Janine, if you needed a laugh and I provided one, then I am pleased. Thank you my friend; I'm feeling very close to my followers today and very appreciative.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Natasha, do not date anyone with my weird sense of humor....I want you with a very reliable and dependable guy. LOL Thank you my young friend!

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      Joseph Franklin Dunkin Jr 4 years ago from Foley, Alabama

      Hilarious, my friend.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Michele, it's always a pleasure to hear from you. Thank you and I hope you find some ideas in Singapore and then write about them. LOL

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      J. Frank....I try.....thank you!

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      SweetiePie 4 years ago from Southern California, USA

      This was a fun read. I have a feeling working for the IRS might not be so fun though, and the employees probably get called a lot of names and personally blamed for what IRS itself does. I have known people who worked for cable companies, and people would swear at them, call them names, and thought nothing of it because they were mad they had to pay for TV. This also is true for people who worked for the water company. Working with the public in any capacity opens you up to being the punching bag for a few that take their frustrations out on you.

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      Shelley Watson 4 years ago

      Excellent series, gave me once again a good laugh. Thank you - Up, interesting and funny.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Cyber, I need to keep writing these so I can keep you following me. :) Thank you!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Sweetie, been there, done that, ain't going back! Working with the public is challenging on the best of days...and in truth, the IRS has been very easy to work with the times I've had to call them for a problem...but that doesn't keep them safe from my vacation series. :) Thank you!

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      KatrineDM 4 years ago

      People often say death and taxes are the same, but this is wrong. Death is a taxable event, but taxes never die.

      Bill, I cannot believe these place actually exist?

      Laughing all the way...:-)

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      Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

      How on earth do you find out about these place names Bill? And wow, Finger, Tennessee - I love that name!

      Great hub and it did make me chortle!

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      Tammy 4 years ago from North Carolina

      I think this is the funniest of this series to date. I LOVE it! I can imagine all the agents vacationing and swapping stories of terror in Fort Crook.. they probably save their best ones for the annual Christmas dinner. Excellent work and a much needed belly laugh. :)

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      Kelly Umphenour 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      That's SO funny Bill!

      Right after I moved to my house now...these two dudes came knocking on the door...suits, ties, driving a black big car...mysterious looking! Hmmm I wondered if I should open the door - but since Peanut is a 10 pound attack dog - I did - it was the IRS! OMG! When they showed me their I.D. I'm thinking...what the he'll has my husband DONE! Not paying our taxes?? Omg!

      They were looking for the previous owners! Hahaha! Yay! If I'd read this first - I'd have given them a copy:) lol

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Katrine, I swear, they do exist! That's what makes this so funny! I'm glad you enjoyed it my dear; have a wonderful day.

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      You had me on the floor laughing! robin hood maine alabama & tennessee are too funny!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Julie, with the internet anything is possible. Just look for weird names and there they are, although Bev deserves the credit; she did the research on this one. Thank you my friend!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Tammy, I'm so glad I gave you the laugh you needed. I love your line about the Christmas dinner...that would be a classic!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Kelly, that would be a bit unnerving to say the least. Too bad this hadn't been written yet; it would have been so funny to watch them read it.

      Thanks buddy!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Love, I aim to please! This was my favorite of the group,even more so than the proctologist one. Not sure what that says about me. :) Thank you kind lady!

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      mejohnson 4 years ago

      Funny as usual. Thanks for the laughs. You should do one on accountants.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      mejohnson, I love it....people just keep giving me titles for my next, and my next.....great idea!

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      Madeleine Salin 4 years ago from Finland

      I would write a longer comment, but my plane is leaving for Hell really soon. I'l be staying at the Zero Tolerance Hotel for a couple of days.

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      Martie Coetser 4 years ago from South Africa

      Billybuc - I just love your sense of humor :))

      Voted up and hilarious..... !

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      ROFL, this was soooooo FUNNY!!! I love reading these installments!!! LOL

      Glad, I didn't need tissues...you are so gifted in that way...one day you will have me laughing to the point of tears and the next I am in tears.

      AWESOME JOB as usual!!!

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      Seriously, are there cities by those names, bill...lol

      You sure did your research well :)) loved the humor along with it. Many votes!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Made, have a safe flight my dear. I wish you well on your journey!

      Too funny; I just love everything about you.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Martie, I'm so glad someone loves my sense of humor! LOL Otherwise I might be locked up and the key thrown away.

      Thank you my friend!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Patty, that was a lovely compliment. I have a dual personality I think...never know which one is going to surface. :)

      Thank you as always! You are a ray of sunshine in my life.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Ruchira, I swear, these places exist. I'm not that creative to dream them up. LOL

      Thank you kind lady!

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      Madeleine Salin 4 years ago from Finland

      Thanks Bill! I'm not sure I will be the same person when I return back home. People who have been to hell and back never seem to be that. :)

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Made LOL you are great!

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      Cynthia Calhoun 4 years ago from Western NC

      Somebody called my phone and asked if I knew you. I said, um, I haven't "met" the guy. LOLOLOL.

      Lovely cities you've picked here. Can't wait to visit Finger and try some of the Ex-lax coffee. :D

      I'm not sure I want to visit Hell, though. I mean, can't I just visit the town Kiss My Butt? HAHAH. Just kidding.

      You always have such a fun way of saying things. I love it!

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      Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

      Such appropriate suggestions for IRS vacation spots and I laughed all the way through the hub. Very entertaining, so thank you for a great laugh!

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      carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

      You are a funny guy. There are some fine cities here to visit and maybe stay a while. Voted UP...

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Cyndi....LOL....I'll see if I can't get you directions to Kiss My Butt; look for them in an email soon.

      Love you Sis!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Pamela, it's my pleasure. I needed to have a laugh myself because I'm turning serious over the weekend.

      Thank you my dear friend; have a wonderful day.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Carol, I would make sure you have a way to get out of town quickly if necessary. LOL Thank you!

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      Gail Sobotkin 4 years ago from South Carolina

      Very funny. We the people, definitely need a little laughter relief from the tax code enforcers. LOL

      Voted up, funny and interesting. Great spoof!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Gail, I try; that's all I can do! Who would have ever guessed that the stupid humor I grew up with would one day be funny? LOL Thank you my friend and I send best wishes to the east coast.

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      Trinity M 4 years ago

      OH MY! LOL!!!! Bill, this was the best one yet! As for Hell, Michigan and Finger, Tennessee… I’ll let the tears falling from my eyes speak for themselves. You truly have THE GIFT my dear friend. Thank you, thank you, thank you! :)

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Trinity, I start smiling as soon as I see your picture on the screen...you are so good for my self-esteem...thank you my dear. It must be about bedtime there....did I ask you before about Facebook? Are you on it? Can I find you there or did I already ask this? Anyway, thank you my dear friend.

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      b. Malin 4 years ago

      Billy this is Great, one of your Best! There is also a town called "Hell" in the Cayman Islands. I hope the IRS is Laughing, they could use a Sense of Humor! The Video was Fun too.

      My Votes of UP and Funny, and Awesome to YOU!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Aww, thanks Barbara! I have fun with these; like you, I hope the IRS is laughing!

      Always appreciate you my friend.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 4 years ago from West Virginia

      Bill, I had to give you all my votes. Up and all across. It sure makes me wish I was an IRS guy, you know, with so many travel destinations and such.LOL This was brilliant. I could go on and on all day about this, but I think you covered it quite well above. Then the video, just plain out AWESOME! May the search engine bless your article when someone types IRS pal! Shared this on twitter also Bill. Take care.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Awww, shucks, Lyric, t'weren't nothin'. Just a little silly humor! :)

      So glad you liked it; thank you for sharing it. I sure hope the IRS doesn't come knocking on my door. LOL

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      Joshua Zerbini 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Bill,

      These town names are way too hilarious! I am loving this series, no doubt about it! Favorite one for this hub was For Crook Nebraska, coming in a close second, Nothing, Arizona. Great job uncle Bill!

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      Amy Becherer 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      You gave me one hell of a vicarious thrill reading this, Bill. My sis, who roughs it in Honolulu, HI in a condo overlooking Diamond Head, is retiring early from the IRS at the start of the new year. She is going to travel the world, as looking at the ocean gets kinda boring day after day. Funny, cause I don't think she mentioned one of your suggestions in her world travel plans. I can't say anymore, Bill, because she knows what hovel I live in...Ssssh

      Way up there and awesome.

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      TripleAMom 4 years ago from Florida

      Bill this is great. I definately laughed. BTW, one year when my son was in Kindergarten and I could count his school tuition on my taxes, I was audited because they thought he was in COLLEGE. DUH, his birthdate was on the form. Right on front. I know he's smart, but a 5 year old college student...It took me months to iron that one out as they imposed interest on the back taxes I was supposed to owe. AMAZING!!!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Josh, I would love to hear what they were thinking when they named these towns....very odd indeed. Thank you Nephew; much appreciated.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Amy, I can imagine how horrible it would be to wake up to blue surf and sandy beaches. Give me the inner city blues any old time.

      Too funny; great comment my dear. Watch for my hub tomorrow; I'm speaking your language in it....kickin' ass and takin' names.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Wendy, I can't even begin to remember how many stories like yours that I have heard. It really is amazing! How about the dead people who are taxed for years and then their survivors asked to pay the back taxes???

      Thank you my friend!

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      Amy Becherer 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      I'll keep my eyes peeled, Bill. Here's a breaking newsflash from STL. Five young people, ages 14 to early 20's, were just found shot. A cop saw them standing in a group, thought it looked odd and called for backup. When they got to the location, all five were down with one in critical condition now. My sis might want to move back here. It never gets boring. NOT......

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      HaHa, This is a HOOT, Thank's for the giggle..

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      Sueswan 4 years ago

      Hi Bill,

      "As you are approaching this great vacation spot, keep driving past Limbo, ten more miles and past Purgatory and go straight to Hell. We’ll leave the light on for you." That is very neighbourly of the folks of Hell Michigan to leave the light on. ;-)

      LMAO!

      Voted up across the board.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Funny! If in fact they took your advise some of us could find them when we really need them. :))

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Amy, we need to get you the hell out of that city!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Ruby, I'm so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you my dear!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Sue, that was Bev's favorite line too. LOL Thank you my friend!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Good point Mhatter! :)

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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Billy !!!!!

      Good for you. Give em hell! This is great and I hope you don't mind but I was so impressed that I printed it out and sent it on to the folks at IRS. I wanted to make sure you got the credit due so I was sure to include your name and address.

      No thanks needed. What are friends for?

      (Excellent - and YES - it was an inspiring PMP moment!)

      Everything from the locations to the conversation at the end along with the questions - I love your humor. It is unique, fresh and always provides many laughs.

      Sending blessing your way.

      XO

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      Aaron Rushing 4 years ago from USA- Florida

      To Funny Voted up.

      ABR

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Beckie, that is so nice of you to contact the IRS for me. I'm sure they will love my sense of humor every bit as much as you do....NOT!

      You are a wonderful breath of fresh air for me. Thank you my dear and have a great weekend.

      love and hugs always,

      bill

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      ABR, thank you so much! enjoy your weekend.

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      It is extremely hard to type when you are rolling on the floor laughing! I have to agree with Curiad, "keep driving past Limbo, ten more miles and past Purgatory and go straight to Hell" is the best, though it is hard to pick a best in this one! Cheers to Bev for her research, if you're quiet you can hear the crowds cheering.

      Keep it up Bill you are bringing laughter to thousands!

      Voted a grand slam for this one and sharing with my readers.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Mary, what a great comment to leave to a writer! After writing a very painful hub for today I was in need of some gratification and you provided it. Thank you my dear, caring friend. I'm glad you could bring a laugh to your life today. Have a great weekend!

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      Jeff Gamble 4 years ago from Denton, Texas

      Bill - What a great group of travel destinations. I am confident there are government agents out there right now talking about this. I only wish you had written this sooner, as it is too late to change plans to vacation in Shaft, PA. ;-)

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Jeff....LMAO....that is great! How did I miss that town? If it exists I'll have to add it to the list when I revise this article. Thank you my friend and have a great weekend!

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      OMG, Bill . . . . your best of series definitely!! Have just read and re-read in stitches!! What superb destinations, for these hard working members of society!! Directions to Hell - spot on! Finger - a must see! Loving it, as always your humor and ability to translate it in this series is alive and well!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Suzie, I must admit to laughing out loud when I finished this hub....and Bev had tears in her eyes she was laughing so hard at the directions to hell....so glad you enjoyed it my friend. I need to go visit you and see what I can find to read. I need a break from writing. :)

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      Crystal Tatum 4 years ago from Georgia

      What do people who live in Hell do when they are told to go to hell? Very funny stuff Billy.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Good one Crystal; I never thought of that one. LOL Thank you my dear!

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      Bill De Giulio 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      You made my day with this one. Just hilarious. Keep them coming my friend.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Bill, it is my pleasure to do so. Thank you my friend!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I caught this on facebook but popped in to have another laugh. Still laughing!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Dianna, I re-read it tonight and I laughed....I feel a little silly admitting that. :)

      Thank you and have a wonderful weekend!

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      Jeannie InABottle 4 years ago from Baltimore, MD

      Something tells me you are not a fan of the IRS, Bill. Hmmmmm. :-) Funny hub and, of course, voted up.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Jeannie, in truth I have had some pretty good experiences with the IRS, but that doesn't mean they are safe from my rapier-like wit! LOL Thank you!

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      Linda Crampton 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is so funny and entertaining, Bill! I'll be thinking about these place names for a long time. It's amazing to think that communities ever decided to use the names!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Alicia, thank you! I especially had fun with this one!

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      Joshua Patrick 4 years ago from Texas

      Funny stuff here, billybuc - voted up and across! I can see why you're such a fixture here at HubPages.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      GoFor....thank you...I had a blast writing this one. I have to get busy on the next in the series....for bankers.

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      David 4 years ago from Northern California

      As usual your work has left me with a smile.

      Voted up and funny.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      adjkp, I find that at least once a week I have to write something like this; I don't want to become too serious in my writing at all times. Glad you enjoyed it and thank you!

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      Jessee R 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      Funny and apt Sir Bill...

      IRS agents some times act as deserving candidates to be sent on vacations at THESE places

      fun hub

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      Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      You never cease to amaze me with your hubs! This one is absolutely fantastic. You started my day off with such a good laugh. Very well done! Voted up and funny!

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 4 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      I did fail the WARNING. This is totally hilarious! I laughed so hard on Hell, Michigan! Great one, billybuc! I'd like to save this and share!

      Voted funny, awesome and interesting!!!

      p.s. I forgot about my breakfast reading til the end of this entertaining hub.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Rahul, they do indeed; so glad you liked it my friend. Thank you!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      sgbrown, so glad you liked it. Sometimes I think I must have a split-personality. LOL I hope that's not a bad thing. Thank you my friend and have a great weekend.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      coffee, thank you so much; I'm glad you enjoyed my weird sense of humor. Now, enjoy breakfast!

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      Miswa 4 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      You crack me up, billybuc! I'll be reading those other hubs of yours and share to those who also got a good sense of humor...good luck to those who are in the professions you mentioned.

      You are totally awesome with an amazing sense of humor....i don't even know you!

      Keep 'em coming!

      p.s. i'm the sister of coffeegginmyrice

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Miswa, thank you, and thanks for letting me know who your sister is...I'm glad you enjoyed my silly sense of humor.

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      Theresa Ast 4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Oh, Billy - This was great . you perfectly captured the average citizens typical fear-hate relationship with the IRS. Wonderfully funny adn sad, all at the same time. :) Theresa

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Thanks Theresa; I enjoy writing these. I have a new one about car mechanics that is about halfway done. Need to get busy on that.

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      heartexpressions 4 years ago

      Here's another one for you Flippin AR, that's where I son's girlfriend is from.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Heart, I never saw that one on my list, but it sure would have worked well on this hub. Thanks for the laugh and the visit.

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