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To pay taxes or not to pay

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sun, April 4 2010 | 09:27 am

PREMIUM Even before we learned that a low-ranking tax officer named Gayus H. Tambunan had swiped a significant chunk of cash from our tax kitty, we were resolute in our intention to shirk from paying taxes.The oft-cited slogan from the government is that our taxes pay for services that only the state can provide, such as security, public transportation, infrastructures as well as administrative services.B...