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The more tax you pay the more money you earn, so why are we obsessed with paying less tax?


Confucius confusions | Do you have any answers to this modern question that would have baffled the wisest sages of old?

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Best Answer LauraGT says

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    Gareth Pritchard 4 years ago

    A good answer and little wonder it was chosen as the best, especially the seconded part about why the rich should pay more, as it looks to me that it is the infrastructure which enables them to be rich.

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    ib radmasters 4 years ago

    I agree, the Internal Revenue code can only be really used by the wealthy. In 1986, Congress took away the middle class deductions.

    Wage earners are the only ones that pay the TAXES of SS and Medicare. Most of the wealthy are not wage earners.

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    AlexK2009 4 years ago

    I agree it is not the taxes but how well they are used that matters. In the UK there is a lot of fuss about welfare but public sector pensions account for 50% more ( from memory) government spending than social security spending.

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    cascoly 4 years ago

    NOBODY pays 50% of their income in taxes!

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    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 4 years ago

    More services from the Nanny (socialist/communist) State? Why not let the private sector take care of the services, and keep lower prices through competition. When the government gets involved costs go up, quality down


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