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Bodrighy

Scary if true

This just came up on my Facebook page. If it's real then our 53 a week is going to go on tax anyway

Pete

Tax his land,
Tax his bed,
Tax the table
At which he's fed.

Tax his work,
Tax his pay,
He works for peanuts
Anyway!

Tax his cow,
Tax his goat,
Tax his pants,
Tax his coat.

Tax his tobacco,
Tax his drink,
Tax him if he
Tries to think.

Tax his car,
Tax his gas,
Find other ways
To tax his ass.

Tax all he has
Then let him know
That you won't be done
Till he has no dough.

When he screams and hollers;
Then tax him some more,
Tax him till
He's good and sore.

Then tax his coffin,
Tax his grave,
Tax the sod in
Which he's laid.

When he's gone,
Do not relax,
It's time to apply
The inheritance tax.

Accounts Receivable Tax
Airline surcharge tax
Airline Fuel Tax
Airport Maintenance Tax
Building Permit Tax
Cigarette Tax
Cooking Tax
Corporate Income Tax
Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Death Tax
Driving Permit Tax
Environmental Tax (Fee)
Excise Taxes
Income Tax
Fishing License Tax
Food License Tax
Petrol Tax (too much per litre)
Gross Receipts Tax
Health Tax
Heating Tax
Inheritance Tax
Interest Tax
Lighting Tax
Liquor Tax
Luxury Taxes
Marriage License Tax
Medicare Tax
Mortgage Tax
Pension Tax
Personal Income Tax
Property Tax
Poverty Tax
Prescription Drug Tax
Real Estate Tax
Recreational Vehicle Tax
Retail Sales Tax
Service Charge Tax
School Tax
Telephone Tax
Value Added Tax
Vehicle License Registration Tax
Vehicle Sales Tax
Water Tax
Workers Compensation Tax
Tax (VAT) on Tax.
And Now they want a blooming Carbon Tax!

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago, & our nation was one of the most prosperous in the world... We had absolutely no national debt, had a large middle class,a huge manufacturing base, and Mum stayed home to raise the kids.

Oh, and don't forget the relatively new bank charges....
And we all know what we think of Bankers.
Treacodactyl

Re: Scary if true

What in the Hell happened? Could it be the lying parasitic politicians wasting our money?


In the main it goes to pay for the services people who come up with lists like that demand.

If you want to pay less tax then expect less services. If you want all the services then do your best to get a job that pays well so you can pay a good amount of tax. Simple.
Bodrighy

Just to point out that the part you quoted is not my words LOL. I have no problem with taxes per se but do question the way we are taxed for things on such a wide scale while the services that we receive seem to get less and less. I am probably financially naive but it does seem that we are at present in a society where we are becoming more segregated than we have been for a long time.

Pete
MarkS

Most of that list is fantasy/bollocks and it doesn't even look as if it originated in the UK. GST is Australian isn't it?

I keep telling my aged parents to ignore the silly lists they get by email/facebook but they don't listen.


edit: I would agree with the whole thesis behind 'the spirit level'.
Rob R

Just to point out that the part you quoted is not my words LOL. I have no problem with taxes per se but do question the way we are taxed for things on such a wide scale while the services that we receive seem to get less and less. I am probably financially naive...


Not financially, no, but historically, yes. We have loads more services these days that we didn't have 100 years ago. My family unit only exists because of those services. There were also about 1.7bn people on the planet back then, these days it is creeping closer to 7.1bn.
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