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A tax (from the Latin taxo) is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state to fund various public expenditures. A failure to pay, or evasion of or resistance to taxation, is usually punishable by law. Taxes consist of direct or indirect taxes and may be paid in money or as its labour equivalent. Most countries have a tax system in place to pay for public/common/agreed national needs and government functions: some levy a flat percentage rate of taxation on personal annual income, some on a scale b ...more
Best Tax books in South Africa
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Kleptomaniac: Who's Really Robbing God Anyway?
12 books — 1 voter
If You Loved Raw and Debt You'll Love...
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The Best Books About Taxes and How They Effect the Economy.
5 books — 2 voters
Corruption, Plutocracy, Oligarchy, Kleptocracy, Corporatocracy — The Problem (nonfiction)
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“ The rich alone use imported articles, and on these alone the whole taxes of the General Government are levied...and its surplus applied to canals, roads, schools, etc., the farmer will see his government supported, his children educated, and the face of his country made a paradise by the contributions of the rich alone, without his being called on to spend a cent from his earnings. ”
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This is the Q&A group for discussion of "2009-2049: Forty Years on a Roller Coaster", and relate…more
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