Archive for the ‘taxes’ Category

Comments Off on “Taxes Are the Price We Pay to Live in a Civilized Society” – or Are They?

FEE.ORG – A common sentiment among proponents of government and centralized authority is that “taxes are the price we pay to live in a civilized society.” In reality, however, the state’s hunger for tax revenue and control directly undermines well-intentioned humans’ efforts to be civil to each other. Punished for helping strangers in need In […]

Comments Off on Americans Are “Voting with their Feet” against High-Tax States Like California

FEE.ORG – California is a lot like France. They’re both wonderful places to visit. And they’re both great places to live if you already have a lot of money. But neither jurisdiction is very friendly to people who want to get rich. And, thanks to tax competition, that’s having a meaningful impact on migration patterns.

Progressive Taxation Makes Everyone Worse Off

Posted: 27th April 2018 by SouthernWatchman in federal, FEE, government, SouthernWatch, taxes
Comments Off on Progressive Taxation Makes Everyone Worse Off

FEE.ORG – It’s Tax Day. Every year, the American people spend about $30 billion on accountants and software to file their taxes. That’s on top of taxes themselves. Approximately 26 percent of the average American’s income is collected, in some form or another, in taxes. This includes all forms of taxation, such as state and […]

Comments Off on When It Comes to Taxes, the Government Always Wants More

Southern Watchman says: We started a revolution over 3% tax on tea. Now we complacently sit while our own government takes 30% to 40% of our paycheck. This is unacceptable. We the People won’t tolerate this forever. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and […]