posted on Jul, 21 2010 @ 07:22 PM
reply to post by boondock-saint
And in the time frame of the transactions, the 2 cents due to inflation became 1.
I attempted to do an effective tax rate thread awhile back. It seems people do not understand that you get taxed on tax. It is QUITE ingenious of the
One thing in this day and age would REALLY open the eyes of the public. If when you buy something, ALL taxes must be listed.
Look at the gas you mentioned. First off, you have the state and federal taxes that are charged before the store even gets it. The store itself pays
that when they purchase the fuel. Now, you as a consumer pay a SALES tax on the product and the other taxes, so in essence you are paying sales taxes
on taxes. SWEET huh?
Taxes taxes taxes taxes, fees fees fees fees, licenses.......................
THEN we have a frelling government that passes a health care bill and states it is Constitutional but it is not a tax.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?
When arguing the Constitutionality of the bill, they STATE THAT TAXES ARE THE RIGHT OF THE GOVERNMENT TO PASS!
Oh well, I guess we are NOT Taxed Enough Already!