The Constitution acknowledges two kinds of taxes: direct and indirect... Examples of direct taxes are income and property taxes... Examples of indirect taxes are import and excise taxes.
G. Edward Griffin
Rich people don't pay taxes? Of course they pay taxes - they pay tons in taxes. They pay for everyone else who doesn't pay taxes.
If Congress sees fit to impose a capitation, or other direct tax, it must be laid in proportion to the census; if Congress determines to impose duties, imposts, and excises, they must be uniform throughout the United States. These are not strictly limitations of power. They are rules prescribing the mode in which it shall be exercised... This review shows that personal property, contracts, occupations, and the like have never been regarded by Congress as proper subjects of direct tax.
Salmon Portland Chase
Every time a congressman or pundit says its 'class warfare' to increase taxes on the wealthy, it's a massive lie.
Fiscal decentralisation does not lead to higher economic growth because economic growth is much more driven by factors other than taxes and spending, e.g. increases in technological progress and improved human capital.
According to our estimates, the Hungarians working in the U.K. altogether pay more contributions and taxes than the benefits that they get. So we belong to the world of the fair working people.
My salary is converted to bitcoin, and taxes are taken out. You have to do all the tax computations in dollars because the IRS does not deal in bitcoins.
The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes.
In addition to reining in spending, taxes, tolls and fees, let's rein in how much the state borrows.
The difficulty for Mr. Obama will be when the public sees where his decisions lead - higher inflation, higher interest rates, higher taxes, sluggish growth, and a jobless recovery.
I've never got into debt and I've always been in control of my taxes and VAT, but having four children costs a lot. They are my weakness.
To take part in this brothel through the payment of my taxes, that had become to me unbearable.