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05 Why do you pay tax and to whom do you pay it?
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It appears that successive governments since 1908 have been anxious to cast their tax net as widely as possible, opting for deliberate ambiguity in defining key terms in their tax legislation. The Bible and other books talk about a 10% tax or voluntary tithe on your "increase" (for the genuinely poor and needy)
Only nature can produce an 'increase' ... plants for food and fibres, trees for timber, animals for meat. milk etc, fish etc ... eg 1 grain of corn increases to 700, thus 70 grains is the "tithe" or tax. A hen can produce 20 chicks per year, a cow has 1 calf, one potato can yield 20 ... (you can check other things)
Thus the 10% can come only from natural/divine 'increase'. Money in any form, cannot increase, they merely print more and charge interest on it.
Wages are not ‘increase’ ... wages are payment for labour or goods or a service, a contract/agreement between employer and employee, buyer and seller, and the agreed amount is nobody else's business !! ... be it done by money or barter.
If the ATO were to acknowledge that "income" is a vague word, and they dare not say "increase", because only primary producers (on land and sea) and backyard gardeners can obtain an 'increase'.
When you fill out your tax return, they demand you list your 'income'. They won’t and can't tell you what "income" is, so they let you decide what you think your 'income' is, and when you’ve made that decision yourself, you dob yourself in, and by filing a tax return, you are voluntarily telling the ATO you accept their jurisdiction over you. There is then no longer a technical question as to whether you are a taxpayer, all that remains to be determined is ... how much. You have entered a contract with them ... and they are not even legitimate Government http://larryhannigan.com/who_owns_the_australian_taxation_office.htm
Every legitimate Act of Parliament carries an 'interpretation' section that spells out the meanings of key words and terms in the Act. In the Revenue Acts, most definitions are prefaced by the word 'means'. However, certain crucial words are not given an exact meaning.
They state PERSON "Person: Includes a company and a local or public authority; and also includes an unincorporated body of persons."
At no point does the Income Tax Act specify that the term ‘person" includes a "natural person", which is their (false) terminology for an actual living and breathing man/woman. Nor does the Act even define "natural person" although it does define "natural gas". Yet the phrase "natural person" is specifically referred to in the Income Tax Act under the definition 'foreign entity' ... yep you are deemed to be a foreign entity ! So why didn't the drafters of Australia's tax law to simply say: "Person: means a man/woman, and also includes a company etc." ?
Why doesn’t the definition of "person" in the Income Tax Act specifically include 'natural persons' or human beings? And does this mean that any man/woman can legally and morally stop paying tax on the grounds that the legislation is unclear and therefore void ? Besides, you are allegedly a foreign entity. and isn't tithing supposed to be voluntary ?
Curiously, and probably not coincidentally, the tax codes of New Zealand and Canada don't use the word 'means' to define a person: both countries use 'includes'. Neither do those countries define a "person" as specifically including a 'natural person'. Could it be that they do know that there is no such thing as a 'natural person' ? A 'person' is not a man/woman, rather, it is a piece of paper known as your Birth Certificate which probably shows the date the nurse or whoever signed it ... not necessarily the actual date of your entry into life when you drew your first breath. There is no such thing as a 'natural person' http://larryhannigan.com/traffic_01.htm
Now you may understand Acts 10.34 ... God is no respecter of persons.
and Romans 2.11 ... For there is no respect of persons with God.
Even the translators of KJV in 1611 understood 'person' .
So was it an innocent oversight or a simple mistake by one legal hack in the Crown Law Office while drafting legislation? One could start to wonder, when three developed nations all have the same definitions for 'person', with no mention of human beings. Tax researchers will argue ... surely, if those governments had the power to compel all humans to pay tax on their 'income' in the publicly understood sense of the word, then they would have plainly outlined this in their statutes ?
The fact is - no man can make another man submit, except by full disclosure and consent ... (or else by force, or threat of force). Every man is independent of all laws, except those prescribed by nature. He is not bound by any institutions formed by his fellowman without his consent." [Cruden v. Neale, 2 N.C. (1796) 2 S.E. 70: Subjection to laws must be by consent]
In the Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Measures No. 5) Act 2007 The Parliament of Australia enacts: bla bla bla ...
Note – They created 5 new Income Tax laws in1973, all under the Queen of Australia (in a geographical sense) There is no such title as the Queen of Australia and NONE of them are under the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1901 Proclaimed and Gazetted.
Also, Australian 'money' today is counterfeit .... http://www.larryhannigan.com/demise_of_currency.htm
Indeed, it is a requirement in Australia at least that where a Government moves to alter an existing Common Law right, that such alterations must explicitly be contained in the legislation. If the Government intended to remove a 'natural person’s' right to contract out their labour for a sum of money, surely it would be explicitly spelt out in the Income Tax Act.
Contrast the vague definition of "person" with the very precise definition of 'natural gas' in the Australian Income Tax Act: "Natural gas: means the gaseous mixtures of petroleum, in a stabilised form, which remain after the separation of crude oil or condensate from the wellstream in the production facilities and which have not been subjected to further processing." It's nice to know the ATO can be so exact about what natural gas is, and yet fail to include 'natural persons' or humans in the definition of who is liable for tax. Nor does the Acts Interpretation Act (which tells courts how to interpret legislation) shed any light on the 'person' issue.
SO WHEN FILING YOUR TAX RETURN THIS YEAR YOU MIGHT TELL THEM YOU HAVE EARNED ... 32 cabbages + 58 beetroot + 103 oranges + 57 eggs + 5 chickens + 5 budgerigars + 1 lettuce FROM YOUR GARDEN ... TELL 'EM THAT'S YOUR INTERPRETATION OF "INCOME". (increase) So as a backyard gardener/wage earner - ask the ATO where they want you to deliver the 3.2 cabbages + 5.8 beetroot + 10.3 oranges + 5.7 eggs + half a chicken + half a budgerigar + a tenth of a lettuce
IN-COME = it has COME-IN to being ... COME INTO BEING = come into existence from nature or God - (whoever you prefer) ... not something willingly transferred/exchanged from one man/woman to another)
Deut 14.22 - Thou shalt truly (set aside a tenth) tithe of all the increase of thy seed, that the field brings forth year by year.
You shall eat in the presence of the LORD your God, at the place where He chooses to establish His name, the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and your flock, so that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always .… clear enough ? ... all natural 'increase' But (I hear ye cry) what about Matthew 22.20 Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.
The ATO and your Local Council are not Caesar. Neither is an abn salaried pastor.
Those who bleat "waaa ... but how can we pay for roads and a multitude of other things ..." should spend just an hour or two (if it's not too much bother) learning about and reclaiming a proper money system
... It CAN be done under Section 51, and nothing much will change until it IS done.
Now Karen Hudes is saying the Criminal Banking Cartel will soon be History. It is a wonder that lady is still alive, The recent 19 banker 'suicides' are highly 'sus' eh ... were they potential whistle blowers ?
Then we read in Ephesians 6.12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
So the forces of good and evil will have a serious confrontation soon ?
Get on the winning side from 2nd Chronicles 7.14 ... If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
If you don't believe in the spiritual battle all around us ... good luck
PS Did you know that the AEC (Australian Electoral Commission) is apparently a private company named PupiZone (in Victoria)
click on PupiZone half way down the page.
Who are they to attempt to fine you for not voting ??
Contact your State Electoral Commission Office Ask for the name and mail address of the individual who is the State Representative, then specifically ask for the info you require (no threats)
Address to the individual personally
Attn whobody Certified Mail #
your address and date
Dear whobody In the matter of xxxxxx
To establish your Quo Warranto I require the name of the Member of Parliament or Minister, or other, who introduced the Bill for the establishment of -
The Whatever ACT of xxxx year,
1. when & where was the first Bill introduced?
2. who introduced it?
3. when was the first reading?
4. 2nd reading?
5. 3rd reading?
6. when did it pass both houses of parliament?
7. when and where was it Gazetted?
8. at what page is it Gazetted?
Please forward a copy the enactment of that Act
I reserve the right to produce a copy of this correspondence to the court.
With Respect signed ...