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Entry from March 18, 2022
Forosophobia (fear of taxes and the IRS)

The article “Forosophobia: Fear of Taxes and the IRS” by Dale Hartley MBA, Ph.D. published by Psychology Today on February 12, 2021, invented a new term:
 
“Given that tax trepidation and IRS aversion are generally recognized phenomena, and further, that sufficient anecdotal evidence exists to establish that such fear produces phobic reactions in some people, I submit that there is sufficient cause to name the phobia. Accordingly, I offer forosophobia as the name for the fear of taxes and the IRS. ‘Foros’ is the Greek word for ‘tax,’ and ‘phobia’ of course comes from the Greek word for ‘fear.’”
 
   
Psychology Today
Forosophobia: Fear of Taxes and the IRS
“Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.”—Macbeth
Posted February 12, 2021
Dale Hartley MBA, Ph.D.
(...)
Given that tax trepidation and IRS aversion are generally recognized phenomena, and further, that sufficient anecdotal evidence exists to establish that such fear produces phobic reactions in some people, I submit that there is sufficient cause to name the phobia. Accordingly, I offer forosophobia as the name for the fear of taxes and the IRS. “Foros” is the Greek word for “tax,” and “phobia” of course comes from the Greek word for “fear.”
     
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Rapid Action Health
@RapidActHealth
Forosophobia: Fear of Taxes and the IRS
psychologytoday.com
Forosophobia: Fear of Taxes and the IRS
“Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.” —Macbeth
8:23 PM · Feb 12, 2021·dlvr.it
   
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PsychiatryAI.com
@PsychiatryAIcom
Forosophobia: Fear of Taxes and the IRS https://psychiatryintel.com/forosophobia-fear-of-taxes-and-the-irs/
3:15 AM · Feb 13, 2021·WordPress.com
   
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Qi
@_the_Qi_
April 14 - day of forosophobia. It’s a thing.
9:42 PM · Apr 14, 2021·Twitter for iPhone
 
YouTube
#180100
FOROSOPHOBIA : FEAR OF TAXES AND THE IRS
Streamed live on Jan 27, 2022
LEND2USA
Tonight we have enlisted the help of Camari Ellis, EA, to help you deal with Forosophobia:  with any fear, you may have of the IRS and your taxes. Don’t miss the opportunity to get your questions answered by an enrolled IRS agent. See you then
 
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Robert Lewis
@lend2usa
FOROSOPHOBIA : FEAR OF TAXES AND THE IRS
Robert Lewis
@lend2usa
FOROSOPHOBIA : FEAR OF TAXES AND THE IRS
8:08 PM · Jan 27, 2022·Periscope
 
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Pocket Change Investments
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Forosophobia = fear of taxes and the IRS
6:39 AM · Feb 23, 2022·Twitter for iPhone
 
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Cheryl Ingrassia
March 1, 2022 at 12:43 AM ·
Forosophobia: Fear of Taxes and the IRS
Did you know this is an actual phobia?
I know I have it and we are entering tax season.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Friday, March 18, 2022 • Permalink


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