Tax talk



If there’s one thing I absolutely hate about being an adult, it would be the tax thing.  There’s this horrible overall feeling that part of your hard-earned money goes to a government that you’re not happy with.  It is totally “taxing” (pardon the bad pun).

As I work from home, I get jibed by people all the time about how I’d been successfully dodging taxes.  That is not true at all.  First of all, there’s VAT.  And if I really want to be a part of society, I have to pay my income taxes just like everybody else.  Income tax return sheets are required now for visa processing and as I like to travel, it’s really a no-brainer.  Plus, if I end up paying late, I need to get a tax extension form too, just like everybody else.

Oh, I do hate it -- especially when you try to earn more, because you also get taxed more.  It’s a vicious cycle!
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4 Comments:

Neil said...

Tax made me hate looking (and scrutinizing) my payslip.

June 27, 2011 at 4:37 PM
Emz said...

I know what you mean! it's like you don't wanna know what's being taken out, but then you HAVE to know because you might be paying too much. so irritating, really. tsk.

June 27, 2011 at 4:44 PM
Robots in Trouble said...

but the best part is tax refund! woot woot!

you guys get that right? O_o

-robots in trouble

June 28, 2011 at 4:30 AM
Emz said...

Somehow, i feel like i only get that on special occasions! Hahaha

June 28, 2011 at 5:08 AM
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