For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house.
Urban America has been redlined. Government has not offered tax incentives for investment, as it has in a dozen foreign markets. Banks have redlined it. Industries have moved out, they’ve redlined it. Clearly, to break up the redlining process, there must be incentives to green-line with hedges against risk.
We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax, and as such every individual of the social order should be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief… For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
My own feeling is that one should refuse to participate in any activity that implements American aggression – thus tax refusal, draft refusal, avoidance of work that can be used by the agencies of militarism and repression, all seem to me essential.
What is not fair now is that corporations pay less and less tax, which means that you and I pay more because we’re rooted somewhere, they’ve got our address, right?
Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made.