taxes and the wealthy

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      I agree that our government would save lots by getting rid of the

      people who work for the IRS, but where are those people going to work?

      On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 9:14 AM, Liss <liss@budget101.com> wrote:

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      > This is probably going to piss a few people off, but Personally I

      > believe we should do the following:

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      > 1. Get Rid of the irs completely- no income taxes at all.

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      > 2. Set a Tax on Goods- (exmaple) 5% on everything which goes to the

      > government for all their programs. That way, no matter what you buy-

      > you are paying taxes in to the government.

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      > Which means, if you pay 10,000 for a car- you pay 5% tax on it to the

      > government, if you buy a $100,000 for a hummer, you pay 5% on it.

      > Obviously those that are buying in excess will be paying a bit more.

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      > The tax should not include items Fuel, Groceries but should include

      > Homes, Property, Vehicles, all all goods like tvs, stereos etc.

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      > why? because instead of a few americans paying in taxes everyone would

      > be forced to pay taxes.

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      > it would remove the attack against the poor complaints and the attack

      > against the rich complaints. if you want to buy crap, pay for it.

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      > all the (millions) of illegals in the us would be paying taxes- they’d

      > have no choice.. they’re here, they’re going to buy “stuff”. think of

      > all the money that would be generated from the millions of illegals

      > alone!!!

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      > the pimps, prostitutes, drug dealers that aren’t paying any taxes in on

      > the “tips” and income they generate would suddenly have to pay. they’d

      > be paying everytime they bought “bling”.

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      > the us would save billions of dollars by removing the irs. think of all

      > the man hours that would no longer have to be paid and the amount of

      > stress that people go through filing taxes- the depression

      > subscriptions that would drop. etc etc

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      > if all the people in the us paid taxes in this manner, the government

      > would have more money than they could shake a stick at.

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      > people that are frugal, that aren’t stuck in consumerism hell would be

      > the ones that paid the least. if you’re happy with the things you have

      > then you’d be saving quite a bit of money, wouldn’t you?

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      > obviously- we live in a society of gimmee, gimmee, gimmee, we need to

      > change how the country is run to keep up with the times.

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      > thats my .02 on Taxes…

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      > ~Liss

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      Monique

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