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Tax’s philosophical purpose: redistribution of wealth

ANALYSIS: Christoph Schumacher is not proposing to revolutionise tax system but add some economics to the debate.

NBR columnist Christoph Schumacher speaks with Jonathan Mitchell

Tax is a little word that triggers all sorts of emotions. “Why do I have to pay taxes? Why so much? Is it fair that I pay more than others who don’t work as hard? Imagine how much more money I would have in my back pocket if I didn’t have to pay taxes.” 

We pay taxes so the government has a

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Christoph Schumacher Mon, 31 Oct 2022
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