Really? You may pay your taxes but that doesn’t always mean you are contributing to the national coffers. You may be a “burden on the State” to use an unattractive & emotive term.
Bear in mind that some 60% of UK households receive more ££ in benefits & public services than the taxes they pay. They are the “net tax consumers”, and supported by the top 40% of households who are the “net tax contributors” and by no means the filthy rich.
The table below sets this out by using averages:
Surprised by these figures? Is your household a net tax contributor or consumer? Think about it next time you say I do my bit but others should do more. We are certainly not all in this tax thing together.