Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 2 months ago

Why do muricans complain about not being taught how to pay taxes by school?

WTF?? Does somebody have to tell you how to pay taxes??? Are you that level of dumb??? Did school also have to teach you how to wipe your Αss too cause it's rocket science??

7 Answers

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Idiot-it is automatic. 

  • 2 months ago

    Our tax codes are very very complicated, much more than necessary.  The complexity of the US federal tax code is deliberate, to hide all the special little favors Congress does for industries, companies, even some individuals, who are their sponsors.

    Ronald Reagan came to office in 1981 with a promise to greatly simplify the tax code.  It was 10,000 pages!  He also promised tax cuts for everyone.  When he and Congress got done with their tax 'reform', it was half again as long, and taxes for working people had actually increased.

    Throughout the 80s and 90s, MANY presidential candidates promised that they'd enact a 'flat tax', where everyone owed the same percentage.  No deductions.  No brackets. etc.  You'd be able to do your taxes on a postcard.  But in all these plans the details were secret, IOW nobody knew what they were voting for.  Finally politicians just gave up on the idea.

  • John W
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Ever since Bush's "No Child Left Behind" all schools teach is how to pass the tests.

  • Clem
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    Maybe you need a chill pill          

  • What do you think of the answers? You can sign in to give your opinion on the answer.
  • Brian
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    I learned that in Accounting.  Now, that was not a required course, it was an elective.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    If schools can teach about gay marriage and atheism they can teach about taxes and sh*t actually worth a damn.

  • 2 months ago

    Because most teachers have no idea why there are such things as taxes.

    Of top of which it's a practical application, and most schools don't know how to teach practical applications, including things like cooking for everyone.

Still have questions? Get answers by asking now.