posted on Feb, 1 2007 @ 10:26 PM
When I get my paycheck, Uncle Sam rapes my employer and myself. The state gets their cut, too. They really love me when I work overtime.
When I buy gas, I pay only for the fumes and 90%? is taxes.
My $1 pack of cigarettes are taxed with a smoking $2.50+ (to discourage minors from buying them).
At the hardware store I get nailed with 7% sales tax.
On my grocery store receipt, I eat a 2% food tax, 6.75% non-food tax (of which 4.25% goes to the state and 2.50% goes to the county).
Vacations are more comforting, since I can count on a hefty hotel tax which will be billed per night and varies from state to state.
Although I'm still paying on a modest home, I proudly own an an ever increasing property tax bill of about $500/year to the city/county each year for
Then there's a vehicle tax bill for about $40/year per car and $28/year per license tag renewal. The city/county cops write me a reminder if I
Funny thing happened when I took my dogs to the doc for their shots. The city tax office fetched the vet's records and billed me for $10 per dog!
All I can say is that I sure am glad I don't get all the government I pay for!!
[edit on 2/1/2007 by HaveSeen4Myself]