IMHO, the issue of double taxation is misplaced. Government (all levels) spends something like 40% (not necessarily an accurate number) of the wealth generated in this country. In the end, consumers shoulder 100% of the burden. Businesses don't pay taxes; they collect taxes from consumers. Taxing corporations is a shell game devised by politicians to make us think that somebody else is paying our taxes.So, the only relevant question is this: Do I pay my fair share (directly or indirectly) based on what I consume? My gut feeling is that I pay very close to my fair share, but our tax system is so complex that nobody will ever know what he/she pays.And that's the real shame of double (multiple?) taxation. It obscures the real burden that we bear.But, maybe it's better than the alternative. :-)Tim
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