Well my friends it seems that the meek are not the only ones that can't seem to pay their taxes properly. Pres. Obama has chosen two, purportedly intelligent, men to head parts of his cabinet that can't even seem to get the tax paying thing correct. I am not sure whether these two fine men were skipping out on paying their taxes, did not think they would be caught, or just could not figure out the damn tax code. I know people that probably fall into all three of these.
I have a solution to the umpteen thousand pages of tax laws. We need a FLAT tax. Just take 10 to 15% of every ones pay, bonuses, capital gains, etc and be done with deductions, loop holes, forgotten little perks, etc. It would cut the need for the IRS, some accountants, and a whole bunch of wasted money getting people to figure out how to keep you from paying your taxes. Oh, wait a minute, that would hurt our economy because it would get rid of government jobs, and seasonal workers from the likes of H&R Block. I guess all the money that would be put back into the economy could not make up for those government jobs.
We need some common sense again, spend less than you make, save your money, do something productive for a living, and help you neighbor. But again that would cut the government out of running our lives for us. I need a real good batch of the cure to get me over these folks.
1 week ago