Yes, land should be taxed as it has been for many years. The government needs money to operate. This is one source of tax revenue for them. Think about it, my property taxes are 1200.00 a year and I only own like 1/8 of an acre. That is a significant amount of money for the government. Now if they could spend it better maybe we wouldn't have such a deficit.
Land should be taxed to limit those that have the possibility to buy a lot of it. And to limit it's price. Land is a really limited resource and if someone very rich can buy it without limitations like having to pay taxes ... well its not a good thing.
by LAURENS WRIGHT 6 years ago
Do you think that churches should be taxed or government regulated?Some of the churches have become almost like cities, having apartment complexes, kitchens, schools, child care, stores, houses and much more. Some churches help with welfare, the care of children and adults, medical expenses...
by ga anderson 3 years ago
You work hard to build a fortune that you can pass on to your kids, or otherwise distribute however you desire on your passing. It is your money. Shouldn't you be able to do whatever you want with it, within our legal boundaries of course?What business does the government have taxing your estate...
by trish1048 8 years ago
I just received a check for my remaining vacation hours that I accrued during my last employment. It wasn't a large amount that I was owed, however, the Federal government saw fit to take 25% tax out of my pittance.The thought I have is that I am being taxed twice. Although the money...
by ngureco 8 years ago
Should Big Companies Be Taxed For Environmental Pollution?
by ga anderson 6 years ago
Political pundits are saying the Obama admin is floating the typical "trial balloons", (ie. rumors to pundits to get it in the public conversation/news), of a wealth tax - to see if it would have a chance of acceptance.The "rumors" floating around are talking about a 1%...
by RodneyBlaec Rainey 5 years ago
I am aware of Article 17 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which states “Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others.” And “No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property.”, but what has given anyone the right to sell or allocate land...
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