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    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post
    From your article.


    There are always bad apples. You cannot generalise like you did in your previous post.



    That is not an accurate statement. It is similar to me saying that those on a disability pension don't have a disability. Most do, but some don't.
    Er, I am assuming that you don't actually even know anyone with a disability do you, it is almost impossible to falsely claim disability, even if someone is disabled it is very, very difficult to get.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    Er, I am assuming that you don't actually even know anyone with a disability do you, it is almost impossible to falsely claim disability, even if someone is disabled it is very, very difficult to get.
    It is not impossible, and your assumption is wrong.

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    I said almost impossible. And I stand by that.

    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post
    It is not impossible, and your assumption is wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    I am not saying they don't pay a lot of tax, they do - because they earn a lot. But the average Australian earning an average wage pays 32.5% to 37% tax and the mega rich pay 17%. Hardly seems fair.
    I do not know how you have some to your figure of 17%. The next tax rate beyond 37% is 45%. You are misrepresenting the tax rates by saying that they only pay 17%. The tax rate is what it is. If those 'mega rich' have losses, which does happen, then they can claim deductions. But when they 'win', they are taxed at the appropriate rate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post
    I see that you would rather run, than to answer my question on what percentage you think is fair. It is a pretty simple question.
    What percentage do you personally think is fair? And how did you come to that percentage?

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    I said almost impossible. And I stand by that.
    You can stand by it. I know first hand an individual who is in this situation. And he is the only person I know that is on the DSP.

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    DO you mean you know someone routing the system? One wonders why you wouldn't tell on them?

    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post
    You can stand by it. I know first hand an individual who is in this situation. And he is the only person I know that is on the DSP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post
    You can stand by it. I know first hand an individual who is in this situation. And he is the only person I know that is on the DSP.
    There's no way you'd let them get away with that father!

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    DO you mean you know someone routing the system? One wonders why you wouldn't tell on them?
    I've fought with myself a lot on that issue!... and still am.


 

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