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post #1 of 12 Old 07-12-2009, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
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So $14,000 is taken for taxes?
Ridiculous...

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holly cow i spend 457.00 on booze on average
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holly cow i spend 457.00 on booze on average

C'mon man, you're just not trying.

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holly cow i spend 457.00 on booze on average
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$457, ummmmm.............. i think we did that in the past two days.....

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I belive they seriously underestimate what we pay in taxes. Factor in the income tax, FICA (Socialist Security - another tax), state income taxes (if you have one), city income taxes (yes, they do exist), sales taxes, fuel taxes, DMV fees, highway tolls (usually double taxation, in my opinion), business license taxes, value added taxes, utility taxes, cell phone taxes, yadda, yadda, yadda......and then you'll be getting warmer.


Even so, there are plenty of people who still believe that we are undertaxed.



P.S. That $457 for alcohol is way low for where I live. I know guys who can blow fifty bucks easily in one night!


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Speaking of taxes

Accounts Receivable Tax

Building Permit Tax

Capital Gains Tax

CDL license Tax

Cigarette Tax

Corporate Income Tax

Court Fines (indirect taxes)

Dog License Tax

Federal Income Tax

Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA)

Fishing License Tax

Food License Tax

Fuel permit tax

Gasoline Tax (42 cents per gallon)

Gas Guzzler Tax (new cars with less than perfect milage)

Hunting License Tax

Inheritance Tax Interest expense (tax on the money)

Inventory tax IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax)

IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)

Liquor Tax

Local Income Tax

Luxury Taxes

Marriage License Tax

Medicare Tax

Property Tax

Real Estate Tax

Recreational Vehicle Tax

Road Toll Booth Taxes

Road Usage Taxes (Truckers)

Septic Permit Tax

Service Charge Taxes

Social Security Tax

Sales Taxes

School Tax

State Income Tax

State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)

Telephone federal excise tax

Telephone federal universal service fee tax

Telephone federal, state and local surcharge taxes

Telephone minimum usage surcharge tax

Telephone recurring and non-recurring charges tax

Telephone state and local tax

Telephone usage charge tax

Toll Bridge Taxes

Toll Tunnel Taxes

Traffic Fines (indirect taxation)

Trailer registration tax

Utility Taxes

Vehicle License Registration Tax

Vehicle Sales Tax

Watercraft registration Tax

Well Permit Tax

Workers Compensation Tax

Im sure that not all of them either.

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So $14,000 is taken for taxes?
Ridiculous...
I paid almost 10X that last year in taxes, so I know what ridiculous is man...
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I paid almost 10X that last year in taxes, so I know what ridiculous is man...
Think of all the welfare people your supporting.

They should show another graph on how people on welfare spend their money, I'll bet they spend more than $457 per year on booze.

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