Why Do We HATE Paying Taxes?

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Why Do We HATE Paying Taxes?

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America has one of the lowest tax rates in the world, and we each enjoy the benefits of our tax dollars every day… so why do we hate paying them so much?

sources:

Taxpayers Hate to Lose: How Psychology Can Help Increase Collection


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3228562/
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1108412
https://www.wired.com/2015/04/behavioral-psychology-taxes-suck/
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/523/transcript
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/459/transcript
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/04/american-tax-returns-dont-need-be-painful/586369/
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/04/why-americans-dont-cheat-on-their-taxes/583222/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/04/12/why-the-u-s-tax-system-is-so-complicated-but-americans-are-proud-to-pay-taxes-anyway/
https://www.financialexpress.com/economy/those-who-pay-higher-tax-are-happier-dont-believe-us-heres-the-proof/1101148/
https://www.taxpolicycenter.org/briefing-book/how-do-us-taxes-compare-internationally
https://www.thebalance.com/how-us-taxes-compare-with-other-countries-4165500

Why We Hate Taxes, and Why Some People Want Us To


https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2020/11/19/global-tax-evasion-data/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2018/04/17/how-the-irs-could-save-time-and-money-for-millions-of-taxpayers/
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/dreading-taxes-countries-show-us-theres-another-way
https://www.vox.com/2016/4/13/11417676/elizabeth-warren-tax-return-free-filing-tax-day-intuit-hr-block-turbotax-automatic-simple
https://www.propublica.org/article/turbotax-deliberately-hides-its-free-file-page-from-search-engines
https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/the-tax-gap

Globally Speaking, American Taxpayers are Pushovers


https://www.taxpolicycenter.org/taxvox/who-benefits-tax-expenditures#:~:text=The%20highest%2Dincome%201%20percent,their%20share%20of%20pretax%20income.

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