Originally posted by timidgal
This is one of many perfect examples about what is wrong with the US tax system and how our social and fiscal systems do absolutely nothing to take care of those who support it.
Originally posted by Newbomb Turk
Taxes.....perhaps the biggest bull# scam ever conceived on the planet!!
I read an article the other day where it said that dollar for dollar the average working male today takes home the purchasing power of THAT SAME ADULT MALE DID IN 1973!!! We are getting RAPED here folks!! When will enough truly be ENOUGH ALREADY! Damn just thinking about this crap is making my blood boil. If we don't do something and do something soon....we will learn to become grateful to be able to just have CARDBOARD to put over our heads to live under!!
Originally posted by Epirus
Originally posted by timidgal
I feel for you and I know the system is against us but you are withholding major facts about your situation. You didn't have to pay 36k on on the disability you received. If your story is true...you had to pay major tax for early 401k withdrawal, you could have asked on any forum on the Internet including this one and realized there is a major tax on most early retirement withdrawals. I feel for you because it's broken but your ignorance and lack of prior research in the matter(I assume lack of research due to your upset attitude) isn't a reason to pout here...the reason for the promised return on retirement plans is partially due to the fact that the money is to held and invested until XXXX year at which point you'll start receiving it and taking it early disrupts the process. The early withdrawal tax is absurd but not hard to predict with one simple google search. The fact of the matter is that you did not do your homework and liquidated your 401k early without research.edit on 18-4-2012 by Epirus because: (no reason given)edit on 18-4-2012 by Epirus because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by gaurdian2012
correct me if I am wrong but if you refuse to pay (because technically Tax Is illegal) You run the risk of going to jail.............................something is sooo wrong with the system
Originally posted by xyankee
I am sorry to hear that this happened to you. But I would like to also point out that situations like this not only wrek families economically but emotionally as well. I had a similar situation with an insurance company over long term disability. Like the Fed, the only time they move fast is to collect money. They are forever slow when they have to pay.
Take for example a middle age man gets hurt can't work is forced to fight tooth and nail to get the benefits he rightly deserves. In the mean time he looses his house, his wife leaves him because he is depressed and miserable. Well he then says enough is enough, I have lost everything, He then goes postal on the people in the building of the insurance company because if nothing else he is going to get retribution. For all the wrong that has been done to him.
When something like this happens, everyone is quick to just say "well there is another lunatic" but don't realize that the system is the problem. Personally, I cannot believe that this scenario does not happen more than it does. I know If this happened to anyone of us, (hard working, deserving americans)I am sure retribution would be high on everyones list.
Originally posted by lokdog
reply to post by timidgal
Stop pissing and moaning you could have been born in Zimbabwe, then you would'nt have all these problems with taxes. You would be content digging through garbage for your next meal.
Sounds like you still have a roof over your head and your not starving. You need to suck it up until you have some real problems. Then come and whine away.
You need to suck it up until you have some real problems