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The tax system – out of control and fraudulent


ACCORDING to the TaxPayers’ Alliance, the average UK household will pay £1,101,255 in taxes over a lifetime, the lion’s share being made up of income tax, VAT, national insurance and council tax. Further taxes include alcohol duty, inheritance tax, petrol tax, road tax, airport tax, property sale tax, tax on cigarettes and capital gains tax. Soon there will be a new Green Tax and of course the ghost tax caused by the devaluation of the pound courtesy of QE.

If you asked people why they pay tax, the answer would probably be because it enables the government to provide services such as roads, street lighting, libraries, education and healthcare.

 The real answer is that we pay tax because hundreds of years ago someone had a bigger stick than us, claimed the land as their own and then charged us for using it. That’s not to say we’d want to empty bins, lay tarmac or amputate our own leg, but the tax system is not only out of control, it’s fraudulent and possibly illegal.

Council tax

Council tax, for example, is optional. United Kingdom Supreme Court on 24/01/2017 in Miller & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2017] UKSC 5 at paragraph 46 main points states:

1. By virtue of the prohibition Parliament has imposed on the making of any provision imposing taxation contained within Schedule 2;1(1)(a) of the European Communities Act 1972 the provisions of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 imposing the Council Tax are invalid and of no effect in the law of the UK.

2.By virtue of the prohibition Parliament has imposed on the Crowns authority or power to confer power to legislate contained within Schedule 2;1(1)(c) of the European Communities Act 1972 the provisions of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 imposing the Council Tax are invalid and of no effect in the law of the UK.

3.As the provisions of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 are not provisions of law, there is no ‘obligation in law’ to pay the Council Tax, and an individual can lawfully withhold payment of the ‘Council Tax’.

Disclaimer: I don’t have a problem with paying council tax for services, but I do have a problem with paying the same amount of council tax when there are reduced services (for example, during lockdown) or when council tax predominantly exists to pay council tax employees and their pensions, so that they can collect . . . council tax.

What happens when you don’t pay your council tax? The council will send reminders and eventually a ‘court summons’, after which you will receive a Notice of Enforcement warning you of further costs for which you are allegedly liable, including ‘the cost of storing goods, the cost of hiring a locksmith and the cost of court fees in relation to any application under the Taking Control of Goods Regulations 2014’.

The good news is that none of these actions is lawful and some are illegal, which is why the police don’t usually want to get involved.

In order to be binding, a summons needs to be authorised by a Justice of the Peace or Clerk to the Justices, whose signature should appear on the summons, and the court signatory must have personally considered the complaint. The ‘court summons’ for council tax is not from the court, but directly from the council. The council pretending to be the court can be considered as Fraud and Perjury under the 1911 Perjury Act and a crime under the Administration of Justice Act.

In order to hear ‘cases’, what the council does is hire a court for the day and employ a solicitor to act as a magistrate. That’s why you’ll never get a signed warrant coming from a magistrate’s court in regard to council tax – to sign it, would be a fraud. Once you know this, you can avoid court altogether as the Council won’t want this dragged out in case you decide to sue them.

As for entering your home, there is no law enabling a bailiff to enter domestic premises by reasonable force with the aim of recovering unpaid council tax, parking tickets, traffic debts, high court writs, county court judgements or bailiff fees. They can enter your home if they’ve been invited previously – but not by force. Here is some more information on bailiffslocksmiths and the Council Tax Handbook.

The HMRC does have the right to enter your premises using a locksmith. However, this depends on whether Income Tax is Legal.

Income tax

In accordance with domestic law and international law, if you have reasonable cause to suspect that HM Government is involved in criminal activity, you are obligated by law to withhold any and all forms of funding and support. To pay it would be illegal.

So is HM Government involved in criminal activity?

The following are provisions under the Fraud Act 2006:

False representation:

1. During lockdown the Government continued to party because they knew Covid wasn’t a deadly disease, as stated on their own website: ‘As of 19 March 2020, ‘COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious disease (HCID) in the UK’. Lockdown followed a few days later.

2. The government employed a failed modeller  known for hysterical predictions because they needed hysterical predictions.

3. The government employed the ‘Nudge Unit’ (formally known as the Behavioural Insights Team) to bolster their false representation and scare the public into staying home increased the government’s advertising budget considerably and cost the taxpayer over £240million.

4. The government claimed that the vaccines ‘are safe and effective’. With no long-term safety data, this statement could not possibly be verified. The Pfizer trial didn’t test for any efficacy in reduction of transmission, so adverts demanding you ‘look him in the eye’ aimed at making the unvaccinated feel selfish were based on a falsehood.

5. The government claimed that Covid is a disease of the unvaccinated. Not according to data from the UKHSA. Yet the government employed companies such as Mullen Lowe, Manning Gottlieb and 23Red whose slogan is ‘We Change Behaviour for the Better’ to make false representation.

6. The government claimed the elderly would be tested for Covid before being returned to care homes.

7. The government claim that 150,000 people died of Covid.

Making a gain for himself or another (by making false representation):

1. Matt Hancock held a 20 per cent share in his sister’s company Topwood Limited which won an NHS framework contract and two NHS Wales contracts worth £150,000 each.

2. Patrick Vallance: Shares in GSK which according to their own website developed both therapeutics and vaccines to combat Covid-19. Along with Jeremy Farrar, Vallance also knew of the Wuhan Lab Leak and in order to hide it, valuable information about the virus was suppressed – all in the name of science.

3.  Many companies made money as a result of the government’s misrepresentation of Covid, including Vaccitech, makers of the AstraZeneca vaccine (which included a taxpayer investment of £88M) and of course all the advertising companies who were paid to mislead the public.

Fraud by failing to disclose information

1.   Both the government and MHRA knew there were alternative protocols to treat Covid using drugs with long-term safety data, such as ivermectin. They knew this because they were told by scientists and doctors directly.

2. The government is still pushing the vaccines even though there is enough data to show lack of both safety and efficacy and that the vaccines have been shown to cause death and  irreversible harm.

3. A ‘legal duty’ to disclose information is defined in the Law Commission’s Report on Fraud as being based on a transaction ‘of the utmost good faith’. Informed consent would be an example of good faith. But the public weren’t informed.

Reducing your tax liabilities requires some front, but this becomes easier with each battle. Same goes for water (no to fluoride), gas and electricity (why should shareholders be in first position when the taxpayer funded the infrastructure?). The government, councils and the utility services all want to keep you within The System, so you are in a strong position to negotiate. Know your rights, hold your ground and be polite.

Tax rebel David Thoreau believed citizens should disobey the rule of law (and not pay tax) at such times when the law was unjust and when taxes were used to fund criminal enterprises.

That time is now.

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Suzie Halewood
Suzie Halewood
Suzie Halewood is a filmmaker with a degree in mathematics.

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