Taxes and the Proper Role of Government

Thoughts on a Free Market Economy…
“Taxes and the Proper Role of Government”
By Phyllis Hunsinger
February 1, 2020

The time between celebrating the New Year and Easter is the tax season. For income earners, this considerable effort involves compiling the paperwork, complying with the tax codes and laws, computing the amount owed, and finally paying the taxes.

Taxation is necessary to fund the proper role of government, which the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution describe as defending citizens against enemies both foreign and domestic and protecting …

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