PHOTO PROMPT © Yvette Prior
Start your own business, they said. Become an independent sub-contractor. Be your own boss and answer to no-one.
It was a great idea, but this was a downside that the cube drones only had to worry about once a year, by April 15th. He had to calculate and pay his business taxes quarterly.
If he had a heart attack while filling in all these arcane forms, would the cause of death be listed as ‘acute bureaucratitis?’ He wondered if he could list the government as a dependent.
Another shot and a smoke, and he’d be filed by the midnight deadline.
Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story.