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We're New York - No Taxes For 10 Years

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Berzerker, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. Archbob

    Archbob Ancient CFC Guardian

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    well, there are probably a bunch of analysts and other important job at corporate headquarters.
     
  2. JollyRoger

    JollyRoger Slippin' Jimmy Supporter

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    Businesses are people too, my friend. :pat:
     
  3. peter grimes

    peter grimes ... Retired Moderator

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    Yes, but the point was that the *average* salary wasn't likely to be in the 100k range where it might make sense to pay a little to get more back in taxes.

    Even if they were all 200k jobs, though, it rubs me the wrong way when a business can play one tax area off against another on order to *lower* their burden beyond a certain floor. These are people who can certainly afford to pay tax, as can the business.

    It's one if the pitfalls of federalism, and I'd love to see it corrected via regulation.
     
  4. Berzerker

    Berzerker Deity

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    indeed they are, owned and run by individuals paying an income tax
     
  5. Archbob

    Archbob Ancient CFC Guardian

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    The people that run them are, the business isn't, its just file folder with some incorporation document. It should not treated as a person, its not a living breathing thing.
     
  6. ParkCungHee

    ParkCungHee Deity

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    There's some things you won't do for any amount of money.
     
  7. peter grimes

    peter grimes ... Retired Moderator

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    Who aren't responsible for the harm their corporation does to other living breathing people.

    Corporations are, by definition, practically psychopathic.
     
  8. ParkCungHee

    ParkCungHee Deity

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    That's not entirely true. If corporations were psychopaths, we wouldn't need laws punishing them for not acting sufficiently psychopathic. I guess they're like Zeta.
     
  9. GoodSarmatian

    GoodSarmatian Jokerfied Western Male

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    Oh, it's that simple ?. Corporations are just the people that own them ? Then maybe we should just get rid of limited liability and the contemporary concept of Corporation and arrest the shareholders every time they break the law.
    Or we can acknowledge that they enjoy substantial legal privileges and should pay for them.
     
  10. peter grimes

    peter grimes ... Retired Moderator

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    Zeta? :confused:
     
  11. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    up yours.
    Do you mean the Cartel, Mr. Grimes?
     

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