Tim Allen: 'You Better Give Your Money Away Before It Gets Taken From You' JIMMY KIMMEL, HOST: Does your family ask you for money when you go back home?TIM ALLEN: Yes!KIMMEL: Do they? Yeah, yeah.ALLEN: Does that ever work, you know? This folds into the government, doesn't it?KIMMEL: I think it does work.ALLEN: You can't give people money and help them. It doesn't work.KIMMEL: Yeah, but they're willing to try.ALLEN: Yeah, they are definitely willing to. Oh, God, did you bring up a sore one.KIMMEL: Well, why don't you make an announcement right now that you’re headed home and you won't be giving any money to anyone?ALLEN: Well, you know what I look at sometimes, I say, “Rather them than the government.”KIMMEL: I see.ALLEN: You know, you better give your money away before it gets taken from you.KIMMEL: You don't really get a choice, though, and I don’t think it counts. You can't tax credit "Gave money to my Aunt Martha."ALLEN: Actually, you can gift stuff.KIMMEL: Is that right?ALLEN: You can. You can give away gifts to your family and friends.KIMMEL: This to me means you've been giving a lot of money to your family.ALLEN: Rather them than the government. That's how I look at it.