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TET 2 Useful | Std.7 Gujarati Unit's Questions /Answer

 Ordinary people do not have a clear understanding about taxes, for them tax is the art of pocketing by the government in some way. Sensible people say that it costs money to run a big country! If the government provides roads, sewerage, water, security and many other facilities, then something has to be provided for it!

How do you do all this cool stuff? It is our rupee that keeps the government afloat. You do not give maintenance in your society? Then the government also has to pay the expenses! The other side also argues that everything is true but there should be some tax limit! It's a bit like cutting pockets from anywhere!Right now it's not just income tax, you have to pay tax on everything you buy or enjoy. The government slips a few notes out of your pocket in a way you don't even know. Whether the tax is direct or indirect, in the end all the burden is on the bride's cad, that is, on the people. If the government collects a large tax directly, it will explode and it will find new recipes. The country and the world have imposed such weird taxes that we can't decide whether to laugh or cry over it!


The Kerala government has just spoken of introducing a fat tax. Not even a small tax, a full fourteen and a half percent. If you go eat junk food it will be more expensive now. Where in the world is such a tax? Yes there is. Denmark first introduced a fat tax in October 2011 on butter, cheese, pizza, meat, processed foods and foods with a fat content of more than 2.3 percent. Japan introduced such a tax in 2008 under the name Metabo. This tax was to be paid on the basis of waist size. The bigger the stomach, the more tax.


 Japan calculated that the measure would reduce obesity by 25 percent by 2015. Did it happen The answer is no. Taxation did not make a significant difference. The first idea of ​​a fat tax was made in 1942 by American physiologist A.J. Gave to Caris. He said to take tax from those who are overweight. In 1980, there was talk of taxing junk food and subsidizing healthy food. However, nothing was implemented. Earlier, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron also spoke of imposing a fat tax. However, he has now announced his resignation over Brexit.

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It is really fun to know what taxes were or have been levied in the country and in the world. You know, in the same state of Kerala where the fat tax has been talked about, the tax was levied on the size of the breasts of Dalit women! That means having bigger breasts means paying more taxes! Breast measurements were routinely taken for this! In the world, starting from sex tax, death tax has also been collected. This is 1971. Due to the economic crisis in Rhode Island, USA, it was decided to collect tax from the person going to the red light area. A માણસ 50 tax was levied in Seattle, USA, to declare a man dead and allow a funeral. This tax became very infamous in the name of death tax. A tax of 6 percent was levied on tattoos in Arkansas. There was also a tax on sitting in a hot air balloon in Kansas. At one point, he even had to pay taxes to fight a lawsuit in court in New York, USA.


Japan had a whiskey tax. The percentage of alcohol in whiskey was taxable. To avoid alcohol-making taxes, keep the amount of water high and the amount of alcohol low. European companies were not allowed to dilute whiskey, so it was expensive. Because it was cheaper, Japan was selling more whiskey from its own country. Playing cards was also taxed in England in the 16th century. In 1969, Britain imposed a strange tax. That was the name of the tax, the window tax. Taxes had to be paid according to the number of windows in the house. People started making less windows in the house to avoid taxes. Houses built in those days still have few windows. In earlier times, i.e. in 1700, even England was taxed on bricks. Tax was levied on bricks per piece. The builders enlarged the bricks to avoid taxes. The government realized this loophole and decided to amend the tax rules and levy tax according to the size of the brick.

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