Critical Terms: Taxes - Do We Hate the Word or the Thing?

Halpern, Mark
November 2005
Vocabula Review;Nov2005, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p1
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the issues concerning the implementation of taxes. The author emphasizes on the current trend in the government of collecting taxes which uses various systems other than tax deductions in generating funds for public usage, such as tool fees, tariffs and premiums to avoid negative impressions from taxpayers. The author further describes the impact of the word "tax" on the perception of the people regarding public funds generated by the government from them.


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