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originally posted by: ghostrager
Freethinking isn't welcomed in a socialist utopia.
originally posted by: Vector99
a reply to: PLAYERONE01
The problem again is TRASH. Really, you think off the grid people produce zero trash? They recycle everything? You are so deluded it's not worth talking to you, there is a proper way to go off the grid, and it's NOT by using GRIDDED services without the cost, that's being an asshole.
originally posted by: hounddoghowlie
a reply to: Raggedyman
What is the reason that they deny people camping on their own property It's a bit strange
they will say it's for health and sanitation reasons.
but the real reason is Tax Dollars..
if you live in a tent, don't have a septic tank/sewer, hook up to utilities, have trash pickup.
they can't charge you for any building permits, place a value on your house so the can increase the tax every year, place a energy, telecom, cable tax or any thing they can think of.
all about Tax Dollars..
originally posted by: Vector99
a reply to: Rosinitiate
Can you go to the dump for free?
Because what I am witnessing right now in america is that most Americans are in a coma.
originally posted by: bluesman462002
a reply to: Vector99
It is Possible to produce ZERO trash.
No Paper No Plastic and Compost.
It Makes the Garden grow Nicely and
I Suppose it would Make Weed Grow Nicely Also
Don't hate the player hate the game
Communications services tax applies to telecommunications, video, direct-to-home satellite, and related services. The tax is comprised of two parts: the Florida communications services tax and the local communications services tax.
Communications Services Tax
Tax is imposed at the rate of 2.5% on gross receipts from the sale, delivery, or transportation of natural gas, manufactured gas, or electricity to a retail consumer in Florida. Tax due on the sale or transportation of natural or manufactured gas to retail consumers in Florida is computed by multiplying the quantity sold or transported by the appropriate index prices and then applying the 2.5% gross receipts tax rate. Index prices used by distribution companies to calculate the gross receipts tax due on the sale or transportation of natural or manufactured gas to retail consumers are adjusted yearly.
Florida Gross Receipts Tax on Utility Services
Municipal public service tax is locally imposed and administered by municipalities and charter counties under Chapter 166, Florida Statutes. The only responsibility of the Florida Department of Revenue is to gather tax data from local governments imposing the tax and provide it to the public. The Department depends on each taxing authority to ensure the information is accurate. Municipal public service tax is levied on six utility services: natural gas, LP gas, manufactured gas, electric, water, and fuel oil/kerosene. A municipality or charter county must report tax information if it does not provide the utility service itself or through a separate authority, board, or commission. It is required to report the tax rate, effective date and a contact name.
Municipal Public Service Tax
so you see the government gets their tax money from everything you do on your land, state, county, city. unless you don't use these services.
originally posted by: interupt42
originally posted by: HUMBLEONE
Where do you get off thinking its "YOUR LAND"? I don't care if you paid your mortgage off, try not paying your property tax and you will then find out who really owns YOUR property. The government really owns all property and that is exactly the way it should be! If it weren't for the government, where would we be? I am proud to be an American & I love my government! I think Hillary Clinton will be the greatest president in U.S. history!
It would be a tragedy if anyone isn't able to see the sarcasm in that post.
So, ATS what is your take on this issue?