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Taxes are the topics of many a debates, symposiums and discussions (both off and on water cooler types). But whether they are scoured at and the taxmen hated or praised as essential (very rarely) they have existed ever since any remnants of governments have been there in the human history. All governments whether they are monarchies, democracies, federal structures or despotic alternative have always relied on taxes to run the entire mechanism of the nation.
In terms of law, lien is a form of security interest that is given on the basis of performance of some obligation or on an item of property to safeguard the payment of a debt. It sometimes refers to as non-possessors security interests. The person granting the lien is called a lienor and the person who enjoys the benefit of the lien is called a lienee. Thus a tax lien is a form of lien imposed which in order to secure the payment of taxes is imposed on property by law.
The tax systems in the booming economies have a major role in the further progress of the economy. With an increased income, an individual is expected to have a high tax figure and at the same time greater probability of a tax audit. Picture this. The return you have filed is true to your knowledge but still you get a letter from the local taxman telling you of a potential tax audit. Whatever you do, just don’t panic. Often the most honest taxpayers are nerved by a tax audit and often make mistakes in their panicky.
The tax is one thing that everybody hates to pay, no matter how small the amount may be. People tend to not pay the tax and often live in a constant fear of IRS getting to know about it. If one has not paid his taxes and is thinking what would happen, then he must remember one thing clearly and that is that IRS can really retaliate. Also, be sure that it would hit where it hurts the most.
Federal tax returns are filed in United States with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Some state and local districts also require tax returns to be filed. These are filed with the local or state tax collection unit which has complete information about taxing rules and guides the tax payer to prepare their tax returns and file them. Federal tax returns are usually prepared with the help of the forms which are created by the IRS or any other taxing authority according to their requirements.
The tax collected from the residents of a country are meant to be used for the residents, thus tax collection is one of the major issues in any country of the world. Funds are not only needed for maintaining the roads and streetlights, but also for the mass transportation facilities and the military support maintenance. Therefore the government, be it state government or the central government levies tax for collecting the fund for the good of the pass.