quote by Ronald Reagan

Extreme taxation, excessive controls, oppressive government competition with business, frustrated minorities and forgotten Americans are not the products of free enterprise. They are the residue of centralized bureaucracy, of government by a self-anointed elite.

— Ronald Reagan

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At the beginning of a dynasty, taxation yields a large revenue from small assessments. At the end of the dynasty, taxation yields a small revenue from large assessments.

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.

No government can exist without taxation.

The money must necessarily be levied on the people; and the grand art consists of levying so as not to oppress.

If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation.

Taxation of earnings from labor is on a par with forced labor.

Seizing the results of someone's labor is equivalent to seizing hours from him and directing him to carry on various activities.

I like to pay taxes. With them, I buy civilization.

We still find the greedy hand of government thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry and grasping at the spoil of the multitude. Invention is continually exercised to furnish new pretenses for revenue and taxation. It watches prosperity as its prey and permits none to escape without a tribute.

It’s been easier to convince people to hand over half their income, their children to war, and their freedoms in perpetuity - than to engage them in seriously considering how roads might function in the absence of taxation.

The old liberal rebelled against taxation without responsibility, the new liberal wants the taxation as a handout without responsibility.

A national debt if it is not excessive will be to us a national blessing;

it will be powerfull cement of our union. It will also create a necessity for keeping up taxation to a degree which without being oppressive, will be a spur to industry.

The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least possible amount of hissing.

Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.

When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the old source is abandoned. It merely means that the politicians have two ways of milking the taxpayer where they had one before.

In america, there are two tax systems: one for the informed and one for the uninformed. Both are legal

Government spending is taxation. When you look at this, I've never heard of a poor person spending himself into prosperity; let alone I've never heard of a poor person taxing himself into prosperity.

The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least possible amount of hissing.

Men like Henry George [ the pioneer of land value taxation] are rare, unfortunately. One cannot imagine a more beautiful combination of intellectual keenness, artistic form, and fervent love of justice.

When your troops go to war, the prime minister or the president change overnight from an administrator, dealing with taxation and welfare and health and deteriorating roads, into the commander-in-chief. And it's just become almost unpatriotic to describe Bush's fallacious and ill-advised and mistaken and sometimes misleading actions.

Worried about an IRS audit? Avoid what's called a red flag.

That's something the IRS always looks for. For example, say you have some money left in your bank account after paying taxes. That's a red flag

If it is the duty of the State to educate, it is the duty of the State also to bear the burden of education, namely, the taxation out of which education is provided.

As to Taxes, they are evidently inseparable from Government.

It is impossible without them to pay the debts of the nation, to protect it from foreign danger, or to secure individuals from lawless violence and rapine.

Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation.

I think coercive taxation is theft, and government has a moral duty to keep it to a minimum.

The divorce between Church and State ought to be absolute.

It ought to be so absolute that no Church property anywhere, in any state or in the nation, should be exempt from equal taxation; for if you exempt the property of any church organization, to that extent you impose a tax upon the whole community.

All taxes discourage something. Why not discourage bad things like pollution rather than good things like working?

Taxation in India - Separate heads of taxation are no head of taxation in the Concurrent List (Union and the States have no concurrent power of taxation). The list of thirteen

International taxation - International taxation is the study or determination of tax on a person or business subject to the tax laws of different countries, or the international

Income tax - generally is computed as the product of a tax rate times taxable income. Taxation rates may vary by type or characteristics of the taxpayer. The tax rate

No taxation without representation - "No taxation without representation" is a political slogan originating during the 1700s that summarized one of 27 colonial grievances of the American colonists

Taxation in Germany - basis for taxation is established in the German Constitution (Grundgesetz), which lays out the basic principles governing tax law. Most taxation is decided

Property tax - the particular taxation year = municipal portion of tax. The county/regional tax rate x phased-in assessment for the particular taxation year = county/regional

Taxation in Sweden - Taxation in Sweden on salaries for an employee involves contributing to three different levels of government: the municipality, the county council, and

Double taxation - Double taxation is the levying of tax by two or more jurisdictions on the same income (in the case of income taxes), asset (in the case of capital taxes)

Taxation in Israel - Taxation in Israel include income tax, capital gains tax, value-added tax and land appreciation tax. The primary law on income taxes in Israel is codified

I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter.

Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it.

Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.

To allow the policy question of same-sex marriage to be considered and resolved by a select, patrician, highly unrepresentative panel of nine is to violate a principle even more fundamental than no taxation without representation: no social transformation without representation.

I return my tax bill without paying it.

My reason for doing so is that women suffer taxation yet have not representation.

Printing money is merely taxation in another form.

Rather than robbing citizens of their money, government robs their money of its purchasing power.

The most sacred of the duties of a government [is] to do equal and impartial justice to all its citizens.

The greed and envy of the nonproducer is insatiable, so that eventually nothing short of 100% taxation will appease him.

I wouldn't mind paying taxes... if I knew they were going to a friendly country

An expropriating property protector (the state, through taxation) is a contradiction in terms

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