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Originally posted by lifeform11
Originally posted by Honor93
i obviously mean people who claim what they are not entitled to whilst working. i am suprised i need to clarify that part.
there is a paper trail, if you turn up to work with letters or unemployment ID, people would wonder why you need these if you are working and it is for a benefit you are not entitled to, i reckon it would yield the same results as this drug testing does.
also there is a way for drug users to get caught without drug testing the unemployed, they are called the police, and if they simply flagged anyone who was arrested for possesion or drug use who was unemployed to the unemployment centres then they could stop the money that way, without effecting numerous innocent people.edit on 29-8-2011 by lifeform11 because: (no reason given)
US government survey: Most corporations pay no taxes
By Tom Eley
15 August 2008
A study released Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reveals that the majority of corporations pay no federal taxes on profits accrued through business conducted within the US.
From 1998-2005, the period covered by the survey, about two thirds of both domestic and international businesses paid no federal taxes, while about one quarter of large US corporations, defined as those with over $250 million in assets and at least $50 million in sales, had no tax liability.
While it failed to name the ways specific corporations avoided taxes, the GAO survey, based on Internal Revenue Service records, attributes the failure to three factors: tax credits, operating losses and “transfer pricing,” which means corporations internally shift taxable profits to their own subsidiaries in lower-tax nations.