quote by Roy Jenkins

Inheritance Tax; - it is, broadly speaking; a voluntary levy paid by those who distrust their heirs more than they dislike the Inland Revenue

— Roy Jenkins

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Tax revenues quote Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.
Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.

Our party has been accused of fooling the public by calling tax increases 'revenue enhancement'. Not so. No one was fooled

We don't need new taxes. We need new taxpayers, people that are gainfully employed, making money and paying into the tax system. And then we need a government that has the discipline to take that additional revenue and use it to pay down the debt and never grow it again.

Tax revenues quote If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a
If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a country based on Christian values, because you don't

This vice brings in one hundred million francs in taxes every year.

I will certainly forbid it at once - as soon as you can name a virtue that brings in as much revenue.

When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.

Revenues should be increased not by increasing the tax rates on the individual but by building a bigger economy for everybody.

It is a paradoxical truth that tax rates are too high and tax revenues are too low and the soundest way to raise the revenues in the long run is to cut the rates now Cutting taxes now is not to incur a budget deficit, but to achieve the more prosperous, expanding economy which can bring a budget surplus.

You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax.

But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart.

The place where you got to get revenues has to come from the middle class.

That's where the huge number of people that are there. So the system does need to be revamped [to tax the rich less and the middle class more.]

I have endeavoured to show that the ability to pay taxes depends, not on the gross money value of the mass of commodities, nor on the net money value of the revenue of capitalists and landlords, but on the money value of each man's revenue compared to the money value of the commodities which he usually consumes.

If you tax too high, the revenue will yield nothing.

A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.

There are some Republicans who say that any time you raise new revenue, you have to have a tax cut to match it. I am not one of those Republicans.

What at first was plunder assumed the softer name of revenue.

[The Internal Revenue Code is] about 10 times the size of the Bible and, unlike the Bible, contains no good news

If a tax cut increases government revenues, you haven't cut taxes enough.

I had hoped to let the one-half cent sales tax sunset this year, but we do not believe revenues will grow as fast as we hoped for the rest of the year.

Regulating and taxing marijuana would simultaneously save taxpayers billions of dollars in enforcement and incarceration costs, while providing many billions of dollars in revenue annually.

High tax rates that people don't actually pay do not bring the government as much revenue as lower tax rates that they do pay.

If Wall Street paid a tax on every “game” they run, we would get enough revenue to run the government on.

The Irish move to a very low corporation tax has generated very significant revenue growth, considerably in excess of Britain's, where a slower economy has been combined with a number of stealth taxes.

Well, I think the reality is that as you study - when President Kennedy cut marginal tax rates, when Ronald Reagan cut marginal tax rates, when President Bush imposed those tax cuts, they actually generated economic growth. They expanded the economy. They expand tax revenues.

Because what happens is, as the economy suffers, tax revenues go down.

But unlike businesses, where at least your variable costs go down, in government your variable costs go up: unemployment insurance, workmen's compensation, health care benefits, welfare, you name it.

The purpose for a tax system is to collect needed revenue at the least cost to the people.

The casinos brought lots of revenue and jobs to our community.

We've seen lots of benefits from those tax dollars.

Nevada once again has shown double digit increases in tax revenue.

.. Nevada continues to show economic stability with its desirable business climate and booming tourism sector.

Unfortunately the Republican tax cut will deny important revenues to many states facing their own deficits. This will create greater pressure for higher state and local taxes.

It was an absurd theory that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers.

Government spending is being restrained, the economy is making progress and moving forward, and the pro-growth, tax cutting policies put in place have allowed businesses to grow, which has brought in additional tax revenue to help pay off the debt.

Of course, tax revenues have ended up being substantially higher than they were at the time these dire projections were made, and we are very close now to having a balanced budget. All that has been very helpful.

The move to tax Internet sales, clothed as a 'fairness' issue, is the typical 'wolf-in-sheep's-clothing' ploy so often used by governments unwilling to cut expenditures to match revenues. It matters not whether its proponents have a 'D' or an 'R' after their name. It is a tax increase in either case.

In addition to a soaring stock market, 6.

6 million jobs have been created since tax relief measures went into effect in 2003. Our deficit situation has also improved as tax revenues have increased at double-digit rates over the past two years.

Telephones are a virtual necessity - not a luxury - and the revenues collected by this tax flow into the general fund. But this once temporary tax remains and costs American taxpayers, our small businesses and families almost $6 billion dollars a year.

You don't get gushers of revenue by raising tax rates. You get it through expansion.

One would expect that private property taken by eminent domain would become land available for public use such as parks and roads. Unfortunately, this decision creates a loophole for government to manipulate the definition of public use simply to generate greater tax revenue.