Thread: What the Hell happened?
12-15-2005, 07:58 PM #1
What the Hell happened?
Received this in my email today.
Thought I share it.
Isn't this amazing?
Accounts Receivable Tax
Building Permit Tax
Capital Gains Tax
CDL license Tax
Corporate Income Tax
Court Fines (indirect taxes)
Dog License Tax
Federal Income Tax
Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA)
Fishing License Tax
Food License Tax
Fuel permit tax
Gasoline Tax (42 cents per gallon)
Hunting License Tax
Inheritance Tax Interest expense (tax on the money)
In ventory tax IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax)
IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)
Local Income Tax
Marriage License Tax
Real Estate Tax
Septic Permit Tax
Service Charge Taxes
Social Security Tax
Road Usage Taxes (Truckers)
Recreational Vehicle Tax
Road Toll Booth Taxes
State Income Tax
State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)
Telephone federal excise tax
Telephone federal universal service fee tax
Telephone federal, state and
local surcharge taxes
Telephone mi nimum usage surcharge tax
Telephone recurring and non-recurring charges tax
Telephone state and local tax
Telephone usage charge tax
Toll Bridge Taxes
Toll Tunnel Taxes
Traffic Fines (indirect taxation)
Trailer Registration Tax
Vehicle License Registration Tax
Vehicle Sales Tax
Watercraft Registration Tax
Well Permit Tax
Workers Comp ensation Tax
Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago and our nation was the most prosperous in the world, had absolutely no national debt, had the largest middle class in the world and Mom stayed home to raise the kids.
What the hell happened ?Ryan
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12-15-2005, 08:57 PM #2
Socialist ideologies and programs call for immense levels of repressive taxation to fund them.
The more people that suck at the tit of government and want the government to do everything in their lives, the more "creative" schemes will be hatched to fund them.
And figure this one out, New Hampshire has no sales tax or income tax, but can fund everything necessary.
Massachusetts has a sales tax of 5% and income tax of 5.3% and is still bitching about not having enough money."Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like." Will Rogers
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12-15-2005, 10:51 PM #3
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what did roads look like 100 years ago?
was there 911 100 years ago?
were there many paid fire departments 100 years ago?
was the government trying to fund space travel 100 years ago?
was the government trying to build fighter jets 100 years ago?
Sure we pay alot but I think we get a pretty good return on our money. There are some cases of poor fiscal management by the government (local, state, and fed) but for the most part they do a good job.
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