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“Without the revenue from tax, the government can’t do its job. The state needs your tax paid in rands to fund social and economic programmes, and to provide public goods and services, such as schools, universities, hospitals, clinics and roads, as well as defence and security.”That’s from the SARS website. By that, they must surely mean Nkandla security upgrades, the R700-mil p/year African Union fees, SA nuclear plans, SOE (SAA, Eskom, etc.) bailouts, corruption, Nando’s takeaways, expensive company cars, wrongful and wasted construction, parties and entertainment and transport for our Ministers and their family, SANRAL’s laughable e-toll failures, irregular and wasteful expenditure, PRASA bungling every single train purchase they have ever made and our absolutely pathetic education and healthcare systems. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. People don’t pay their taxes because our government abuses the money. Government exploits the taxpayer. There’s a severe lack of responsibility and accountability. Millions of Rands are wasted every day by idiotic, unqualified and corrupt state officials. Even if income tax were to increase, the state still wouldn’t fulfil its primary responsibilities. According to the SARS website, we already pay the following types of tax in South Africa: