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It is my absolute intent to hold the line on taxes.
Paying tax is not a punishment. It's a responsibility.
Have you seen a copy of Tax Tips for Billionaires?
Here`s the problem with the tax code. You send your money to Washington and then a few have a special carve out for your business, for your industry, if you do something Washington approves of, then they`ll let you keep some of your money back.
The people suffer from famine because of the multitude of taxes consumed by their superiors. It is through this that they suffer famine.
Swedish taxes are high, and we don't get as much as we used to for them. And our schools aren't so good.
T. R. Reid
The Value-Added Tax, a sales tax that applies at every level of business transactions, is an easy tax for governments to collect, and a hard tax to evade. So it makes the job of raising revenue easier. The revenues from the VAT can then be used to lower taxes on income and saving and investment. The Value-Added tax doesn't penalize work or saving; it's a tax on buying stuff.
The payroll tax increase was destructive financially, it took what was a close call and made it a bad call.
Wealthy people don't even pay taxes. But everybody must pay taxes.
[Obama] was highly praised, including by his supporters, for his statesmanlike attitude during the lame-duck session, bipartisanship, and getting legislation through. What did he get through? The main achievement was a huge tax cut for the extremely wealthy...Meanwhile, at the same time, he initiated a tax increase on federal workers. Of course, no one called it a tax increase. That doesn't sound good. They called it a pay freeze. But a pay freeze on public-sector workers is exactly the same thing as a tax increase. So we punish public-sector workers and reward the executives of Goldman Sachs, who just announced a $17.5 billion compensation package for themselves.
It's funny how so many think a redistribution of wealth is fine when it benefits the rich and creeping communism when it benefits the working class.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society.
The requisitions of the income tax have added greatly to the attractions of mercenary crime.
The government you elect is the government you deserve.
When it comes to understanding others, we rarely tax our imaginations.
Senior executives can, after a fashion, get a portion of their pay tax-free. You defer part of your income and not have to pay taxes on it, and then when you retire you have the company buy a life insurance policy on you using that money. The company can deduct that money because it is a business expense, and the money will get paid out to your children or grandchildren when you die, so you have effectively given them your money and it's never been taxed.
Even taxpayers have rights!
One of the things I have been preaching around the world is collecting taxes in an equitable manner, especially from the elites.
If you are really standing up for the family, you then have to say, how do we change our school system, how do we fix tax policy so that our families are supported?
I still pay full tax when I work in England and the same when I work in America.
The only certainties in life are death and taxes.
Envy was just the tax you paid on success.
Grief is the tax we pay on our attachments.
The only way major change in environmental policy is going to happen, the only way, is if there is a very strong, very active popular movement that demands it and such a movement would be unparalleled because it would be a popular movement that says, "Raise our taxes so that we change our behavior.
Just dying should not be a reason for taxes.
I'll bring my tax returns; you bring yours. I'll meet you anytime anywhere.
The most pernicious of all taxes are the arbitrary.
The tax code is 10 times the size of the Bible with none of the good news.
Private philanthropy might just be able to make United Nations agencies, international organizations, and government more effective in a way that just increasing taxes on billionaires can't.
If you have free trade and free circulation of capital and people but destroy the social state and all forms of progressive taxation, the temptations of defensive nationalism and identity politics will very likely grow stronger than ever in both Europe and the United States. Note, finally, that the less developed countries will be among the primary beneficiaries of a more just and transparent international tax system.
Preaching is tax free. Very little to do with God, a lot to do with money
Always overpay your taxes.That way you'll get a refund.
I paid $1.9 billion in taxes in my lifetime.
Hillary Clinton are going to raise taxes and Donald Trump and I are going to cut them.
There are some Republicans who say that any time you raise new revenue, you have to have a tax cut to match it. I am not one of those Republicans.
John Warren Kindt
The social costs, and the increased tax costs due to addicted gamblers, stay behind
There will be no carbon tax under the government I lead.
Dreams are tax-free.
I love a reciprocal tax. Nobody can fight it, it's fair and it's something that we are working on very strongly.
My own experience, though, as a business executive and as a governor, tells me that businesses are interested in a lot more than a low tax rate when they decide where to locate.
A just security to property is not afforded by that government, under which unequal taxes oppress one species of property and reward another species.
What we lack is a good, strong business climate with lower taxes, fairer regulation.
The Eva Longoria who worked at Wendy's flipping burgers - she needed a tax break.
We want taxpayers, not tax wasters.
The Tax Collector's letters are invariably mimeographed, and all they say is that you still haven't paid him.
The current tax code is a daily mugging.
Rather than setting property taxes on the value of land and improvements, I'd advocate a plan to set rates based on land values across the entire neighborhood.
If our Trade be taxed, why not our Lands, or Produce in short, everything we possess? They tax us without having legal representation.
All told, over the period 1932-1980, nearly half a century, the top federal income tax rate in the United States averaged 81 percent.
It used to be that death and taxes alone were inevitable. Now there's shipping and handling.