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So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

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So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

Truth about your tax bill: Everyone to get statement revealing THIRD of tax goes on welfare



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2117387/Budget-2012-Everyone-statement-revealing-tax-goes-we...
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Re: So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

It seems an excellent idea to give everyone a breakdown. I'm in favour of it.
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There was a nice pie chart held up on SKY News, can't find it anywhere.
But yes, a great idea, let's demonise the workshy.
Not till 2014 though, Election year ?
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Re: So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

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But yes, a great idea, let's demonise the workshy.

Is that a tongue in cheek remake as the cost to the tax payer for the unemployed is small or did you misread the figures?
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Re: So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

Also what about other taxes? i.e VAT and fuel duty?
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Re: So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

It seems the taxpayer pays twice for the Police and Fire Service as a further amount is also paid to the local 'branch' from the Council Tax.

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Re: So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

Now I'm feeling guilty for getting old  Embarrassed Sad
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But yes, a great idea, let's demonise the workshy.

Is that a tongue in cheek remake as the cost to the tax payer for the unemployed is small or did you misread the figures?

You only partially quoted the post....
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There was a nice pie chart held up on SKY News, can't find it anywhere.
But yes, a great idea, let's demonise the workshy.
Not till 2014 though, Election year ?

It's sarcasm !
You did read the newspaper article didn't you ?
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Now I'm feeling guilty for getting old 
Me too  Roll eyes
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Re: So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

And so you should - having just come back from the doctor's (Well Man Check)  Embarrassed
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Re: So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

At my surgery there is a Well Woman Clinic but nothing for the men that I saw on my brief 2 visits for this decade.
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Now I'm feeling guilty for getting old 
Me too  Roll eyes

An me too! Shame that the politicians are also getting old. Sad Sad
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It's sarcasm !
You did read the newspaper article didn't you ?

Sorry don't get it.
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Re: So that's where my Income Tax goes ......

I was going to suggest that we are all put to sleep at 65 but who would collect all the wayward trolleys in the Supermarket car parks?
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My dad used to do that. Made over £1000 each year on the coins left in the trolleys Smiley

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