"Taxes and death" is the only certainty. Take a look at this interesting article and you would realize, why the statement is so appropriate. We have just restricted to a few taxes and have ignored so many others.
1) What are you doing?
Tax: PAY PROFESSIONAL TAX!
2) What are you doing in Business?
Ans.: Selling the Goods.
Tax: PAY SALES TAX!!
3) From where are you getting Goods?
Ans.: From other Area/State/Abroad
Tax: PAY CENTRAL SALES TAX, CUSTOM DUTY & OCTROI! AND NOW LBT & LPT.
4) What are you getting in Selling Goods?
Tax: PAY INCOME TAX!
5) How do you distribute profit ?
Ans.: By way of dividend
Tax: Pay DIVIDEND DISTRIBUTION TAX.
6) Where do you Manufacturing the Goods?
Tax: PAY EXCISE DUTY!
7) Do You have Office / Warehouse/ Factory?
Tax: PAY MUNICIPAL & FIRE TAX!
8) Do you have Staff?
Tax: PAY STAFF'S PROFESSIONAL TAX!
9) Doing business in Millions?
Tax: PAY TURNOVER TAX!
Tax: Then pay Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT).
10)Where are you taking your client for Lunch & Dinner?
Tax: PAY FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT TAX!
11) Are you going Out of Station for Business?
Tax : PAY FRINGE BENEFIT TAX!
12) Have you taken or given any Service/s?
Tax: PAY SERVICE TAX!
13) Do you have any Wealth?
Tax: PAY WEALTH TAX!
14) To reduce Tension, for entertainment, where are you going?
Ans.: Cinema or Resort
Tax: PAY ENTERTAINMENT TAX!
15) Have you purchased House?
Tax: PAY STAMP DUTY & REGISTRATION FEE !
16) Any Additional Tax?
Tax: PAY EDUCATIONAL ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL & SURCHARGE ON ALL THE CENTRAL GOVT.'s TAX !!!
17) Delayed any time Paying Any Tax?
Tax: PAY INTEREST & PENALTY!
18) Do you want growth of india.?
Ans: Offcource Yes.
Pay electricity tax, water tax, education tax, & other taxes, which is used by defulter people.
19) INDIAN: Can I die now??
Ans: Wait we are about to launch the FUNERAL TAX....!!!!!!...
This message is doing the rounds on Whatsapp seems interesting and true. How a common individual in India is bound by taxes.