Too Many Taxes

I own 3 houses in Vancouver and the government expects me to pay another six thousand dollars a year in taxes because of the value of the properties exceeding a predetermined threshold. This is absolutely unacceptable. Its just another example of robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. Money will probably go to vending machines for illegal drugs or more naloxone for drug addicts who can't stop overdosing. I can well afford to pay this tax but I am fundamentally against the message its sending. You shouldn't punish hard working people for being successful. I worked extremely hard for this wealth and its wrong to punish me for being successful.


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May 20, 2018 at 5:01pm

Tomorrow at 3pm could everyone go outside and say "FUCK YOU GOVERNEMENT"? That would be awesome.

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May 20, 2018 at 5:29pm

You're kinda a prick hey?


May 20, 2018 at 5:40pm

You may indeed be hard-working, but the rise in value of your real estate required no work on your part.


May 20, 2018 at 6:27pm

Yeah, that's too bad. It doesn't always pay to be rich, there will always be taxes, and they will always increase. Guess you'll just have to get use to it, just like every other generation before you.


May 20, 2018 at 6:30pm

You can well afford to pay, so pay.
Stop the whining. People like you have had a free ride in this province for nearly 20 years. Time to do your part and pay your fair share.


May 20, 2018 at 6:35pm

Why don't you move to the good old USA. They appreciate people like you. Just don't forget to pack some heat and body armour.


May 20, 2018 at 6:41pm

The NDP will crash the market and then wealthy foreigners can buy even more of BC...just watch.


May 20, 2018 at 6:51pm

you don't know what punishment feels like. stop whining. if you can afford to pay it, you pay or you move.

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May 20, 2018 at 7:03pm

Rich people don't work harder, they're just paid an obscene amount. It takes less than a month for a CEO to earn the salary that the average worker makes in a year. It's just an example of how unfair and rigged the system is.


May 20, 2018 at 7:25pm

Actually, federal Taxes in the USA are higher than in Canada.

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