Do you think the amount of tax you are paying your government is reasonable?

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  1. jpcmc profile image90
    jpcmcposted 6 years ago

    Do you think the amount of tax you are paying your government is reasonable?

  2. Boefie profile image81
    Boefieposted 6 years ago

    NO! It is way too much. The government milks the people

  3. peeples profile image95
    peeplesposted 6 years ago

    22% of my husband's paychecks goes to the government. I think when we are talking almost 1/4 of our income it's too much! We get about $100 of that back at tax time.

  4. bankscottage profile image94
    bankscottageposted 6 years ago

    I agree that we pay too much in taxes.  But, I wonder what the response to the question would be if it was phrased as 'Do we get enough from our government?'  I suspect a lot of people would want more from the government.  You can't have more and pay less taxes!

  5. tirelesstraveler profile image78
    tirelesstravelerposted 6 years ago

    Our family income looks good on paper.  When  you subtract our taxes: sales, property, state, federal, Social Security, and the taxes attached to utilities, we live on about half of what we make.  It almost takes us down to the poverty level.  The foundation on  our house needs about $500 worth of work. The permits for that work are $2200. When I needed to replace my heater when my son was a week old I had to get a permit just to replace a heater.  This is a tax.

 
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