http://www.npr.org/templates/story/stor … =128169388
Many in the gulf haven't filed tax returns for years and now are wondering how to document the loss of revenue from their cash business. This highlights one of the real problems with the current American tax system, that people, even poor people, look for ways to avoid paying taxes. Imagine how good the rich with their resources are at avoiding taxes.
The question is, should these people get financial help and if they do should they also be prosecuted for violation of tax laws?
What should we do to insure that everyone pays their fair share of taxes?
I think they are only entitled to the loses they can prove whether it be through a receipt basis or tax return. If they wish to receive money that was not through the proper tax structure then they should not be compensated.
They should be given the opportunity to file for amnesty and the penalty should remain as being compensated for only the money they reported to the IRS.
The IRS is a savage beast we all live with and pay when taxes are due.
No tax bill ever came at an opportune time and if we owed no excuse would quell the beast. And no act of God got between the taxpayer and the IRS for Joe Blow Taxpayer.
by ryankett7 years ago
If you were a politician and you could push through one policy, or one law change, or perform one major action.... what would it be?Ignore the protocol, I know that you have to get things agreed, but if that was not the...
by Mikel G Roberts6 years ago
I'm not sure how we got here but I'm starting to see that the U.S. Government seems to think they are the "house" like the gambling institutions of Las Vegas. They seem to believe they have a right to take a...
by kerryg7 years ago
Funding for our country's children is being cut, but we allow a hedge fund manager to make enough money to pay the salaries of every public school teacher in New York City. Most of his earnings are taxed at a rate less...
by GA Anderson2 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...
by Brian7 years ago
I was talking with a group of friends the other day. and I suggested that there should be a national tax, where the money collected should be distributed evenly among every U.S. citizen, and I was labled as a...
by GA Anderson24 months ago
*Thread credit should go to Credence2 for his Bernie Sanders enthusiasm - which prompted a look at his platformLooking at presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' website was a real eye-opener. Great sounding programs -...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.