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Is taxation by big non-local governments violent robbery?

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Re: Is taxation by big non-local governments violent robbery?

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There is an interface between taxation by big governments and violent robbery. However the disconnect between taxation by big governments and violent robbery is greater.
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No, taxation is extortion. Point remains the same though.

Everything is wrong when it comes to taxation. Money is skimmed from the worker's wage which de-incentivizes purchasing and thus hurts the economy. Sales tax makes every single thing you buy more expensive which further de-incentivizes transactions.

It's an economic parasite and no other market entity operates with such a monetization policy.

In a world of big corporations, industry, and international trade why is government still funding themselves through taxation? Can they not conjure a superior method of money-raising? Why doesn't industry itself simply directly fund "government functions"? Certainly, if industry did, they would invent methods of monetization to supplement what they're forced to spend on social control.
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I can't figure out how to edit my post so I'll make the following correction:

*disincentivize
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d3r31nz1g3 wrote: November 19th, 2022, 12:42 pm No, taxation is extortion. Point remains the same though.

Everything is wrong when it comes to taxation. Money is skimmed from the worker's wage which de-incentivizes purchasing and thus hurts the economy. Sales tax makes every single thing you buy more expensive which further de-incentivizes transactions.

It's an economic parasite and no other market entity operates with such a monetization policy.

In a world of big corporations, industry, and international trade why is government still funding themselves through taxation? Can they not conjure a superior method of money-raising? Why doesn't industry itself simply directly fund "government functions"? Certainly, if industry did, they would invent methods of monetization to supplement what they're forced to spend on social control.
Oh, you're expecting corporations who hire the best legal minds available to figure out ways of weaseling out of paying for anything to step up and take on the lion's share of government expenditures? Did the turnip truck pass by here recently?
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Re: Is taxation by big non-local governments violent robbery?

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LuckyR wrote: November 20th, 2022, 3:11 am
d3r31nz1g3 wrote: November 19th, 2022, 12:42 pm No, taxation is extortion. Point remains the same though.

Everything is wrong when it comes to taxation. Money is skimmed from the worker's wage which de-incentivizes purchasing and thus hurts the economy. Sales tax makes every single thing you buy more expensive which further de-incentivizes transactions.

It's an economic parasite and no other market entity operates with such a monetization policy.

In a world of big corporations, industry, and international trade why is government still funding themselves through taxation? Can they not conjure a superior method of money-raising? Why doesn't industry itself simply directly fund "government functions"? Certainly, if industry did, they would invent methods of monetization to supplement what they're forced to spend on social control.
Oh, you're expecting corporations who hire the best legal minds available to figure out ways of weaseling out of paying for anything to step up and take on the lion's share of government expenditures? Did the turnip truck pass by here recently?
I believe true free markets to be naturally self-balancing. Powerful unions and civilian organizations would pressure industry to directly fund social services. Industry in their natural inclination to weasel out of paying for it would come up with the most effective monetization policies. This would be good because it would build more wealth and cause less expenditure. Everything would ultimately work in the interest of all.
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