While the current legal definition of tax shows that it is theft, my argument is no based on this tax is theft because it is taking without consent, breaching peoples property rights forcing people to give you (the government) money with threats of violence is a breach of peoples rights. Originally posted by no_recess all tax is theft all tax is theft all tax is theft all tax is theft all tax is theft all tax is theft all tax is. On the slogan “taxation is theft” july 14th, 2014 187 comments so, i recently succumbed to an old collegiate vice (no, not that one) and allowed myself to get sucked into a libertarian comments section debate. Tax identity theft tax identity theft, whether it's with the internal revenue service or your state's department of revenue, franchise tax board or other taxation agency, can be a complicated issue to resolve. Why taxation is not theft right-wingers are rather fond of claiming that taxation is a form of theft tax is absolutely without a doubt theft. So, you’re saying taxes aren’t theft because i get something for my money then you won’t mind if i come and wash your car without asking. The federal trade commission has announced that the irs will allow consumers to report the theft using the ftc’s identitytheftgov website.
Uncovering tax-related identity theft the irs uses your social security number (ssn) to make sure your filing is accurate and complete, and. If taxation were theft, john the baptist would have told the tax collectors to quit their jobs, rather than saying, “collect no more than you are authorized” clearly, taxation as such does not violate, “thou shalt not steal,” or else it would be impossible to obey god and be a tax collector. Nancy pelosi (d, calif) called the republican tax reform bill “brazen theft” on the floor of the house of representatives shortly before the bill passed. Who thinks that income tax is legalized theft i think it is because it taken from me regardless of if i want to give it or not someones has got to.
The left’s rhetorical response to tax cuts represents a fundamental redefinition of private property. On the slogan “taxation is theft that’s the same legal system that defines taxes as “not theft because the supreme court says so,” but hey no circular. Yes, it is once again tax time chances are there have been a few grumblings this time a year in your home or one nearby concerning everyone’s favorite villain – the irs.
Learn how to investigate tax identity theft, solve the problem with the irs, and prevent tax identity theft and refund fraud going forward. Taxes not theft taxes are not theft, they are a just and necessary form of regulation and not any more coercive than any other law that is backed by force the market is an. Your argument does not follow if you pay tax to get goverment benefits and then gorverment uses that tax to wage war instead, it means that the tax is being misapropriated and the goverment needs to be blamed and changed.
But any form of taxation is theft not so much taxes are a necessary component of a safe and orderly society your two statements are not necessarily contradictory. Cpa magazine is a tax and accounting cpe tool for cpas to manage enhance and expand their practice using technology.
Theft is the taking of assets of from people without their consent and giving nothing in return taxes on the other hand are consented to by citizens (as seen by their continual support for taxation parties and their refusal to vote for libertarian parties or move to tax havens) in exchange for services. Uncovering tax-related identity theft the irs uses your social security number (ssn) to make sure your filing is accurate and complete, and that you get any refund you are due identity theft can affect how your tax return is processed. Is taxation theft if we wanted to say that tax is legal theft aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge.