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How much tax do we really pay

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Salty

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    There are so many hidden taxes in the stuff we buy, rent, whatever that I don't think the total bill can be tallied. For example, when we buy stuff made in Canada there are all kinds of canadian taxes built into the FOB Canada wholesale price.
     
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    Exactly, you mentioned rent - you may not directly pay property tax, but you better believe that your landlord passes it on to you in higher rent - and probably a bit more because, if he has a vacant apt, he still has to pay those taxes.

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    ps - Bill, haven't I told you before we have to stop this agreeing with each other:smilewinkgrin:
     
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    According to my Microsoft Money program, I pay somewhere between a fourth and a third of my income in taxes. That does not include sales tax and several of the other taxes listed on that web site. It's TOO MUCH!
     
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