| A Vast Variety Of Taxes
, an incomplete list.....
Posted: 18-Aug-2003, 09:47 AM
Group: Celtic Nation
Realm: Two Rivers, Alaska
Can you think of any taxes that are not on this list? More importantly, are there any on this list that you are not subjected to?
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
Interest expense (tax on the money)
IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax) IRS Penalties (tax on top of
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 minimum 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 Compensation Tax
COMMENTS: 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 do you think changed?
Posted: 17-Oct-2003, 03:39 PM
Realm: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
| What do you think changed? |
I think it all changed with the Great Depression and FDR's New Deal. They introduced the income tax. That never existed till then! The New Deal put us greatly into debt. During the Depression, FDR wanted to put everyone to work. Well, how is he going to pay all these people? He borrowed and borrowed and got us more and more into debt. Making all these federal programs. Yes, some were good programs. But I think that got the ball rolling. We have so many worthless programs and grants out there. So much waste....
So how do we get ourselves out of this hole? Let's make up some more taxes. Government just got bigger and bigger.
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