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- n. A plural of taxis.
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- n. Money paid to the government for public purposes.
- n. Plural form of tax.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tax.
- n. Plural form of taxis.
Diary Entry by Jane Schiff (about the author) yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '"Use American Express points to pay taxes"'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Verbatim from CNN \'Use American Express points to pay taxes\' By Julianne Pepitone, staff reporterJanuary 11, 2010: 5: 44 PM ET Jane\'s observation - How nasty this is - remember when it was legally okay to use interest paid on credit cards in IRS returns? '
Because turnover taxes, sales taxes or 'value added' taxes all much the same thing really are the most economically damaging taxes* while being the sneakiest as well - there is a myth that 'the consumer pays' merely because the till receipt shows the VAT as a separate amount.
The proper model includes such a curve, call it SS, as well as modifications to the old Keynesian IS curve to recognize the effects of the Permanent Income/Life Cycle Hypothesis on consumption demand, capital theory on investment demand, Ricardian effects on anticipation of future taxes if people can anticipate their future incomes, as in PermInc/LifCy, why not their income *net of taxes*, which is what they should anticipate?
Indirect taxes, however ineligible, will doubtless be cheerfully paid as _war taxes_, if necessary. 3d.
A one percent increase in taxes is some marginal restriction in freedom.
Nor is his notion of extracting the "maximum sustainable revenue" in taxes from the financial-services sector, as he put it Wednesday.
For many Americans, the amount they pay in taxes is larger than any purchase they make during the year, but studies show they know almost nothing about where that money goes to.
Republicans cut trillions in taxes from the wealthiest among us, then claim we cannot afford to care for the least among us.
We have known that a large percentage of the money we pay in taxes is used to buy off people or blackmail them into submission.
All the benefits going to illegal aliens who do not pay a cent in taxes is a contributing factor to driving the state into the ground.