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British TAX TAX TAX TAX TAX and FINES

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posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 09:21 AM
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Here is another tax to add to the ever growing list of tax's here in Britain

Park Users Could Be Asked To Pay By Councils
news.sky.com...

Yes thats right they are considering charging people to use public parks, even though we already pay for this through council tax, this government are squeezing every penny they can then wounder why the hight street shops and bars are closing down at record levels.

We also have so many silly fines like for not wearing a seat belt comes with a fine upto £500

The list is growing every year and all are mandatory, you have no choice but to pay them.

Park Tax - coming soon

Sugar Tax - coming soon

Green Tax - Home is energy efficient, recycle bins e.t.c.

Council Tax - £80-£120 a month for a flat or regular size house

National insurance - about 2% of wages

V.A.T. - 20% of wages + 20% on everything you buy including power/water/internet bills e.t.c.

Vehicle Tax - around £220 per year upto £500 per year

TV Licence - £145 per year just to own a TV.

Inheritance Tax - 40% Yes if your parets die and leave your their house in the will you have to pay the government 40% of the homes current market value.

Stamp Duty - This is when you buy a home, depending on it's value you will have to pay a 3% to 7% tax on the total value of the property.

Air Passenger Duty - You have to pay a tax depending on how many air miles you travel on a single flight, tax's are £26 upto £188

and the list goes on..............
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posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 09:29 AM
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Unfortunately this just looks like the beginning with a debt to GDP ratio of 900%.




posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 10:58 AM
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Gosh how do you guys eat?
Here in Virginia,which is also a common wealth the saying goes. The government gets wealthy while we stay common.



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 01:14 PM
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a reply to: NeoSpace

WOW a tv License are you serious 145 per year ... I know people here in USA that have 5 or 6 tvs. we have 3 at our place I cant imagine how much that would cost. Wow I thought we had some crazy taxes here in Amerika that is just insane.

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edit on 28-6-2014 by desertguy because: bad spelling !



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 01:26 PM
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a reply to: NeoSpace
As the story makes clear, this is a suggestion being put forward by a fund-raising/lobbying body.
That is a long. long way from being a definite plan.
They are flying a kite.



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 01:33 PM
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I've got one for you. Here in Ontario you can drive with an alcohol limit of .08. BUT they can take your license for 3 days, with a huge fine, at .05. Even though you are still legal. Nice huh?



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 02:05 PM
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originally posted by: desertguyI know people here in USA that have 5 or 6 tvs. we have 3 at our place I cant imagine how much that would cost.

Not quite as bad as that.
One licence covers all the sets in the household.
Legally, it is a licence to use television equipment in your home (or away from it with a battery powered TV) rather than to own it.


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posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 02:22 PM
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dont forget the school fines, fine for taking children out of school in term with possible imprisonment for repeat "offenders", talk of a fine for you r kids not doing their homework, britain is now becoming a dictatorship and a joke
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posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 03:56 PM
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originally posted by: DISRAELI

originally posted by: desertguyI know people here in USA that have 5 or 6 tvs. we have 3 at our place I cant imagine how much that would cost.

Not quite as bad as that.
One licence covers all the sets in the household.
Legally, it is a licence to use television equipment in your home (or away from it with a battery powered TV) rather than to own it.



Actually I guess that is not to bad we are paying $120 to have satellite on all of our tvs but I guess you would have to pay extra for that as well.



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 05:15 PM
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a reply to: desertguy

And it does pay for the BBC, which provides more stuff I want to watch in a week than the several dozen channels on cable manage in a year between them



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 06:07 PM
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You also have to pay tax on your savings, and even if you win the lottery.

It's all blatant liberties



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 06:15 PM
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originally posted by: OpenEars123
You also have to pay tax on your savings, and even if you win the lottery.

It's all blatant liberties

Actually the UK lottery (like all gambling winnings) is tax free.

That is one benefit we do have over the USA. Imagine winning the Powerball and having 40%+ taken in tax!



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 08:17 PM
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That's another reason to add to the list on why Scotland should be an independent nation.
TV license will soon be a thing of the past.
People are wising up to the fact that legally they can't enforce this tax and more people are writing in removing access to their property to TV licensing officials and lets not forget those scary tv detector vans, lol.



posted on Jun, 28 2014 @ 09:24 PM
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originally posted by: NeoSpace

Inheritance Tax - 40% Yes if your parets die and leave your their house in the will you have to pay the government 40% of the homes current market value.
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I did read somewhere the elites longer term plan is to abolish the concept of inheritance. Not sure of the reason why, probably to ensure the masses stay poor and easier to control.

The money must be going somewhere and I'd suggest its going into the secret space program



posted on Jun, 29 2014 @ 02:14 AM
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originally posted by: desertguy
a reply to: NeoSpace

WOW a tv License are you serious 145 per year ... I know people here in USA that have 5 or 6 tvs. we have 3 at our place I cant imagine how much that would cost. Wow I thought we had some crazy taxes here in Amerika that is just insane.


You only pay one license per house. It covers as many TV's as you like and even a TV at a student dormitory and in a mobile camper. But it's exempt if there is no tuning circuit in the house. Many people are just buying computer and streaming video from the Internet to the monitor. Usually whenever you buy a digital receiver box or TV, you have to fill in a brown form and the TV Licensing Agency gets the name and address.



posted on Jun, 29 2014 @ 03:19 AM
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originally posted by: NeoSpace
Here is another tax to add to the ever growing list of tax's here in Britain

Park Users Could Be Asked To Pay By Councils
news.sky.com...

Yes thats right they are considering charging people to use public parks, even though we already pay for this through council tax, this government are squeezing every penny they can then wounder why the hight street shops and bars are closing down at record levels.

We also have so many silly fines like for not wearing a seat belt comes with a fine upto £500

The list is growing every year and all are mandatory, you have no choice but to pay them.

Park Tax - coming soon

Sugar Tax - coming soon

Green Tax - Home is energy efficient, recycle bins e.t.c.

Council Tax - £80-£120 a month for a flat or regular size house

National insurance - about 2% of wages

V.A.T. - 20% of wages + 20% on everything you buy including power/water/internet bills e.t.c.

Vehicle Tax - around £220 per year upto £500 per year

TV Licence - £145 per year just to own a TV.

Inheritance Tax - 40% Yes if your parets die and leave your their house in the will you have to pay the government 40% of the homes current market value.

Stamp Duty - This is when you buy a home, depending on it's value you will have to pay a 3% to 7% tax on the total value of the property.

Air Passenger Duty - You have to pay a tax depending on how many air miles you travel on a single flight, tax's are £26 upto £188

and the list goes on..............


As far as I know Council tax ranges from £95 to £145 per month, And National Insurance is 12% of your income not 2%.

Vehicle tax is actually becoming obsolete now with cleaner engines coming out. I only pay £30 per year. But people with older vehicles do pay 200/300 per year

But dont forget VAT, fuel duty, alcohol tax, bedroom tax and they even tried to create a pasty tax.

seriously. Taxing people for eating pasties. The bedroom tax is just an insult. Taxing people on having spare empty bedrooms in their homes. Sure its only on people living in council provided housing but is it fair to house a family. Then when the kids move out you tax the parents for having the extra bedrooms? I dont think so.

Not when companies like Tesco's are buying empty land and holding onto it incase they need it. Land big enough to build 15,000 homes on.

The system is just backwards. Taxes keep the money flowing back to the suit pockets at the top. It keeps us at the bottom just struggling to get by.
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posted on Jun, 29 2014 @ 03:26 AM
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originally posted by: desertguy

originally posted by: DISRAELI

originally posted by: desertguyI know people here in USA that have 5 or 6 tvs. we have 3 at our place I cant imagine how much that would cost.

Not quite as bad as that.
One licence covers all the sets in the household.
Legally, it is a licence to use television equipment in your home (or away from it with a battery powered TV) rather than to own it.



Actually I guess that is not to bad we are paying $120 to have satellite on all of our tvs but I guess you would have to pay extra for that as well.


Satalite tv can cost upto £50 per month in the uk.

£60 fine for dropping a cigarette butt!
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posted on Jun, 29 2014 @ 03:29 AM
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originally posted by: Silicis n Volvo

originally posted by: NeoSpace
Here is another tax to add to the ever growing list of tax's here in Britain

Park Users Could Be Asked To Pay By Councils
news.sky.com...

Yes thats right they are considering charging people to use public parks, even though we already pay for this through council tax, this government are squeezing every penny they can then wounder why the hight street shops and bars are closing down at record levels.

We also have so many silly fines like for not wearing a seat belt comes with a fine upto £500

The list is growing every year and all are mandatory, you have no choice but to pay them.

Park Tax - coming soon

Sugar Tax - coming soon

Green Tax - Home is energy efficient, recycle bins e.t.c.

Council Tax - £80-£120 a month for a flat or regular size house

National insurance - about 2% of wages

V.A.T. - 20% of wages + 20% on everything you buy including power/water/internet bills e.t.c.

Vehicle Tax - around £220 per year upto £500 per year

TV Licence - £145 per year just to own a TV.

Inheritance Tax - 40% Yes if your parets die and leave your their house in the will you have to pay the government 40% of the homes current market value.

Stamp Duty - This is when you buy a home, depending on it's value you will have to pay a 3% to 7% tax on the total value of the property.

Air Passenger Duty - You have to pay a tax depending on how many air miles you travel on a single flight, tax's are £26 upto £188

and the list goes on..............



But dont forget VAT, fuel duty, alcohol tax, bedroom tax and they even tried to create a pasty tax.

seriously. Taxing people for eating pasties.

No, they seriously didn't. That was just a funny tabloid headline.

There was never a "pasty tax"' being considered, it was just they were planning to close a loophole that meant VAT wasn't being charged in hot pies and pasties, when it is charged on other hot food.

They backed down after a media-fuelled outcry, so pasties still go VAT free.


But yes, we are taxed to death in this country. If I work any overtime at all I get taxed 40% on the whole overtime amount. It makes it hardly worthwhile.
edit on 29-6-2014 by Rob48 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 29 2014 @ 05:51 AM
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Damn parking fines get me. To park where I live, I have to rent a space from the Council. I've done this for a couple years now. I hadn't used my car for a couple weeks and hadn't realised the season tickets had been updated. I needed to swap my tickets over. I'd had parking officers come each day and without noticing, had accrued a stack of tickets in a space I've been paying for the whole time. I replaced my pass as soon as I realised and contacted the office to try to get it sorted, but they weren't interested. Even though they knew I'd paid up. Why would they care? It's just an opportunity to make some more money from me. I know it's my own fault really, but I'd hoped for some flexibility. I'm not paying. They keep sending me pictures of my car, parked in my paid-for space. I have a grudge going. I've had tens of tickets at my mother's home because the Council is convinced I can't park in my mother's province for more than 2 hours. I lived there for 19 years and suddenly I have to pay to visit. Maybe I'm just sour.



posted on Jun, 29 2014 @ 09:18 AM
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Its strange how everyone wants to put a tax or the new thing a surcharge.

I had to take a look at some things but I got a list going and its remarkable how they squeeze every penny out of us.

Starting with our pay checks, they take out

Federal Medicare tax
Federal Social Security Tax
Federal Tax
State Tax

Phone Bill
Admin Fees (another squeeze for money)
County Sales Surcharge
Telecom Surcharge
Federal Universal Service charge
Regulatory cost Recovery Charge
State Sales Tax
State Telecom Surcharge
State Universal Service Fee
State Police and Fire protection Fee

Then when you go out shopping there are the state and county taxes

Gasoline has a high tax where I live about 48 cents a gallon

electric and Gas, have program fees

Then there are all the other things we pay for

Example, health insurance we all need it but for me and my family we are lucky if we see the Doc once a year, and we get billed for the whole dollar amount because we did not meet our deductible, so we pay about $7500 dollars to see the doc once a year.

Auto Insurance is another one of those say good bye to your money, been paying that for over 30 years never had a claim

Drivers license renewal fees
License plates renewal fees

Property Tax's, thank good we don't get charged like Europe when it comes to this.

I did some simple math and between what I earn and what goes out to all the above, because by law we need to pay or have those items, it comes out to be about 38% of my income goes to some sort of TAX, Surcharge, or the government says you need it BS.

So out of every dollar I have only .62 cents to pay for the rest of my living cost, IE Food, clothing ect.



edit on 29-6-2014 by 19KTankCommander because: sp



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