‘I forgot’ not valid excuse when truth is distorted

On this Tax Day 2014, who remembers Steve Martin’s 1979 monologue from “Saturday Night Live” on how to get one million dollars and pay no taxes?

Martin suggested it was a simple two-step process. First, get a million dollars; second, don’t pay taxes.

If the IRS comes to the door looking for tax money, Martin advised viewers to utter two simple words: “I forgot.”

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