Act of Congress Taxation Act

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xEndeavour

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Former President
Representative
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xEndeavour
xEndeavour
constructor
MAR 25 2021

House Vote: 9-0-1
Senate Vote: 4-0-1

A
BILL
To

Provide for taxation

The people of Democracy Craft, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Taxation Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.

2 - Reasons
To simplify and consolidate taxation laws into one act.

3 - Consolidation
The following will take the form of a reply to this act.
a. https://democracycraft.net/threads/first-wealth-tax-act.2569/
b. https://democracycraft.net/threads/tax-evasion-revaluation-act.2425/
c. https://democracycraft.net/threads/pruning-tax-act.3065/

4 - Tax Evasion
(1) “Tax Evasion” shall be defined as: “Any means by which an individual or company manages monetary assets with the intent to avoid taxation.”
(2) No entity shall be charged with “Tax Evasion” unless found guilty of such crime in Court.
(3) No registered company shall be deregistered on the basis of Tax Evasion unless found guilty of such in Court.
(4) The punishment for “Tax Evasion” shall be not less than $100 and not more than $10,000. The Court may also recommend that the DEC deregister companies on the basis of a guilty verdict.
(5) Any lawyer or the State may sue any individual or company whom they suspect has committed Tax Evasion.

5 - Personal balance Taxation Brackets
Bracket amounts are inclusive and shall be taxed at the following rates (daily):

BracketTaxation Rate (% per week)Maximum Amount per week ($)
$0.00 - $2,499.990.0%0
$2,500.00 and $4,999.91.1%54.99
$5,000.00 and $9,999.991.2%119.99
$10,000.00 and $24,999.991.4%349.99
$25,000.00 and $49,999.991.6%799.99
$50,000.00 and $99,999.991.8%17999.99
$100,000.002%-

6 - Pruning Tax
(1) All players who have been inactive for at least 4 consecutive months will have the entirety of their personal balance transferred to the DCGovernment balance.
(2) The total of personal funds shall be returned to the citizen if they become active once again.
(3) All funds transferred from player accounts in the nature of a pruning tax need to be logged on forums, not through an external document such as Google Sheets.

7 - Property Tax

Number of PlotsTaxation Rate ($ per day)Amount per week ($)
100
200
3321
4749
51284
618126
725175
833231
942294
1052364
1163441
1275525
1388616
14102714
15117819
16133931
171501050
181681176
191871309
202071449
212281596
222501750
232831981
243072149
253322324
263582506
273852695
284132891
294423094
304723304

8 - Terms of Property Taxation:
(1) Merged plots shall be counted as several plots and will be taxed as such.
(2) Plot taxes only apply to the City of Hamilton, unless otherwise provided by Local Governments.
(3) Towns may request for the Federal Government to conduct plot taxation, where the Federal Government will then provide the taxed amount to the Town on the first day of every month.
 

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HugeBob

Citizen
Former President
APR 10 2021

This bill has been granted assent and is hereby signed into law.​
 
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HugeBob

Citizen
Former President
16 DEC 2020

House Vote: 4-1-2
Senate Vote: 4-0-0
A
BILL
To

Reason for Bill

The people of Democracy Craft, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Tax Evasion Revaluation Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) Authored by Representative hugebob23456

2 - Reasons
(1) As it currently stands tax evasion is practically legal.

3 - Terms
(1) The existing law on Tax Evasion is hereby repealed.
(2) A new law “Tax Evasion” shall be created and defined as: “Any means by which an individual or company manages monetary assets with the intent to avoid taxation.”
(3) No entity shall be charged with “Tax Evasion” unless found guilty of such crime in Court.
(4) No registered company shall be deregistered on the basis of Tax Evasion unless found guilty of such in Court.
(5) The punishment for “Tax Evasion” shall be not less than $100 and not more than $10,000. The Court may also recommend that the DEC deregister companies on the basis of a guilty verdict.
(6) Any lawyer or the Attorney General may sue any individual or company whom they suspect has committed Tax Evasion.
 
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HugeBob

Citizen
Former President
House Vote: 5-0-1
Senate Vote: 3-0-0
A
BILL
To

Formalize Tax Rates​

The people of Democracy Craft, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “First Wealth Tax Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) Authored by Representative hugebob23456

2 - Reasons
(1) To codify existing tax rates in law.

3 - Terms
(1) Personal balances between $0.00 and $2,499.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.00% and 0.10% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(2) Personal balances between $2,500.00 and $4,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.10% and 0.15% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(3) Personal balances between $5,000.00 and $9,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.15% and 0.20% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(4) Personal balances between $10,000.00 and $24,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.20% and 0.40% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(5) Personal balances between $25,000.00 and $49,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.40% and 0.50% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(6) Personal balances between $50,000.00 and $99,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.50% and 0.60% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(7) Personal balances of at least $100,000.00 shall be taxed at a rate of 0.60% daily.
(8) The set rate must be consistent for all individuals of the same wealth bracket and may not vary by person.
 
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Westray

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Former President
Education & Commerce Department
Redmont Bar Association
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Westray
Westray
willow-res

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This amendment has received presidential assent and is hereby signed into law.​
 
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Westray

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Westray
Westray
willow-res

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This amendment has received presidential assent and is hereby signed into law.​
 
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HugeBob

Citizen
Former President
House Vote: 7-0-1
Senate Vote: 5-1-0
A
BILL
To

Tax Inactive Players​

The people of Democracy Craft, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Pruning Tax Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) Authored by Representative hugebob23456

2 - Reasons
(1) There are millions of dollars floating around inactive balances that go unused. If we were to tax this money, we could dramatically reduce the tax burden on active players and fund bold new programs.

3 - Terms
(1) All players who have been inactive for at least 4 consecutive months will have the entirety of their personal balance transferred to the DCGovernment balance.
 
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Krix

Citizen
Former President
Attorney General's Office
Redmont Bar Association
Donator
Krix
Krix
aventura-res
This bill has received presidential assent and is hereby signed into law.​
 

218218Consumer

Citizen
Former President
Donator
218218Consumer
218218Consumer
A
BILL
To

Amend the Taxation Act

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “August Taxation Amendment Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon signage if and only if the Corporate Balance Regulation Act is also signed into law.
(3) This Act was initially proposed by Representative xEndeavour but has been significantly modified by Speaker 218218Consumer. Initial proposal may be found here: Vetoed - Taxation Amendment Act
(4) This Act was co-sponsored by Senator tekkovvs.

2 - Reasons
(1) A reduction in balance tax rates would be fair considering the implementation of several other forms of taxation.
(2) Property taxes will eliminate tax evasion loopholes, mitigate plot hoarding, and provide greater revenue for the government.

3 - Tax Cut

The Taxation Act shall be amended as follows:

(1) Personal balances between $0.00 and $2,499.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.00% and 0.10% of 0.05% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(2) Personal balances between $2,500.00 and $4,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.10% and 0.15% of 0.10% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(3) Personal balances between $5,000.00 and $9,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.15% and 0.20% of 0.15% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(4) Personal balances between $10,000.00 and $24,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.20% and 0.40% of 0.20% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(5) Personal balances between $25,000.00 and $49,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.40% and 0.50% of 0.30% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(6) Personal balances between $50,000.00 and $99,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate between 0.50% and 0.60% of 0.40% daily, at the discretion of the DEC.
(7) Personal balances of at least $100,000.00 shall be taxed at a rate of 0.60% 0.50% daily.

4 - Property Tax

The following shall be added to the Taxation Act:

Property Tax Brackets
(1) Tier 1 commercial plots shall be taxed at a rate of $7 daily.
(2) Tier 2 commercial plots shall be taxed at a rate of $12 daily.
(3) Tier 3 commercial plots shall be taxed at a rate of $30 daily.
(4) Residential plots shall be taxed at a rate of $10 daily.
(5) Industrial plots shall be taxed at a rate of $20 daily.

Terms of Property Taxation:
(1) Merged plots shall be counted as several plots and will be taxed as such.
(2) The executive and its appropriate departments shall be responsible for the designation of commercial plots into tiers. The executive is encouraged yet not required to use the guide below for the designation of tiers.
(3) Plot taxes only apply to the City of Hamilton, unless otherwise provided by Local Governments.
(4) Towns may request for the Federal Government to conduct plot taxation, where the Federal Government will then provide the taxed amount to the Town on the first day of every month.
(5) Assigning a higher bracket punitively or lowering a bracket for personal benefit is considered corruption.

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_Zab_

Administrator
Public Affairs Department
Donator
_Zab_
_Zab_
eventcoordinator
Nay - I am never a fan of taxes. And I don’t need every aspect of what I have taxed. I would prefer to keep the current tax brackets over implementing new areas to be taxed.
 

Austin27

Senior Administrator
Senior Administrator
Former President
Redmont Bar Association
Donator
_Austin27_
_Austin27_
eventcoordinator

Presidential Assent

This bill has been granted Presidential Assent and is hereby signed into law.

 

218218Consumer

Citizen
Former President
Donator
218218Consumer
218218Consumer
A
BILL
To

Fix My Bill and Amend the August Taxation Amendment

The people of Democracy Craft, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Amendment to the August Taxation Amendment ”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) This Act was authored by Speaker of the House 218218Consumer.
(4) This Act has been co-sponsored by Representative xlayzur.

2 - Reason
(1) I pasted in the wrong bill format and accidentally put a clause limiting the implementation of the August Taxation Amendment. My mistake should not inhibit our Congress's commitment to socioeconomic equality and plot accessibility on this server, and as a result, it is imperative that we fix it as soon as possible.
(2) This bill was rejected a few days ago, not because a majority disapproved of it, but because it failed to meet caretaker requirements.

3 - Terms
The implementation of the August Taxation Amendment shall no longer be dependent on the passage of the Corporate Balance Regulation Act.
 

Austin27

Senior Administrator
Senior Administrator
Former President
Redmont Bar Association
Donator
_Austin27_
_Austin27_
eventcoordinator

Presidential Assent

This bill has been granted Presidential Assent and is hereby signed into law.

 

xEndeavour

Owner
Owner
Former President
Representative
Construction & Transport Department
Donator
xEndeavour
xEndeavour
constructor
Amended Sections 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 to be plugin compliant.
 

xLayzur

Citizen
Redmont Bar Association
Donator
xlayzur
xlayzur
attorney
A
BILL
To

Amend the Taxation Act

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Fair Taxes Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon signage.
(3) This Act was authored by Representative xlayzur with approval from President 218218Consumer and DEC Secretary Thritystone.
(4) This Act was co-sponsored by Senator tekkovvs.

2 - Reasons
(1) Property and balance tax rates were recently modified by staff to ensure compatibility between tax codes and plugin limitations. Congress must readjust these rates to preserve progressive taxation, reduce middle-class property taxes, disincentivize plot hoarding by the wealthy, and improve government revenue.

3 - Tax Cut

The Taxation Act shall be amended as follows:

(1) Personal balances between $0.00 and $2,499.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 0% 1% weekly.
(2) Personal balances between $2,500.00 and $4,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1% 1.1% weekly.
(3) Personal balances between $5,000.00 and $9,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1% 1.2% weekly.
(4) Personal balances between $10,000.00 and $24,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1% 1.4% weekly.
(5) Personal balances between $25,000.00 and $49,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1% 1.6% weekly.
(6) Personal balances between $50,000.00 and $99,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1% 1.8% weekly.
(7) Personal balances of at least $100,000.00 shall be taxed at a rate of 1% 2% weekly.

4 - Property Tax

Property ownership of residential, commercial, and industrial plots shall be taxed at the following daily rates:

1 plot: $0 $2
2 plots: $0 $4
3 plots: $3 $6
4 plots: $7 $8
5 plots: $12 $10
6 plots: $18 $12
7 plots: $25 $14
8 plots: $33 $16
9 plots: $42 $18
10 plots: $52 $20
11 plots: $63 $22
12 plots: $75 $24
13 plots: $88 $26
14 plots: $102 $28
15 plots: $117 $30
16 plots: $133 $32
17 plots: $150 $34
18 plots: $168 $36
19 plots: $187 $38
20 plots: $207 $40
21 plots: $228
22 plots: $250
23 plots: $283
24 plots: $307
25 plots: $332
26 plots: $358
27 plots: $385
28 plots: $413
29 plots: $442
30 plots: $472
 
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1950Minecrafter

Citizen
Justice Department
Public Affairs Department
Donator
1950minecrafter
1950minecrafter
oakridge-res
The reason for me to nay this bill is basically because I think the bracket between $0.00 and $2499.99 shouldn't get taxed. They already have enough struggle with their balance to have to pay taxes. For the rest, I see as a good thing to raise taxes on the riches more than on the poor and working class.
 

GoldBlooded

Citizen
Secretary
Construction & Transport Department
State Department
Public Affairs Department
Donator
GoldBlooded
GoldBlooded
statesec
House Vote: 8-0-0
Senate Vote: 5-0-0

A
BILL
To

Amend the Taxation Act

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Fair Taxes Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon signage.
(3) This Act was authored by Representative xlayzur with approval from President 218218Consumer and DEC Secretary Thritystone.
(4) This Act was co-sponsored by Senator tekkovvs.

2 - Reasons
(1) Property and balance tax rates were recently modified by staff to ensure compatibility between tax codes and plugin limitations. Congress must readjust these rates to preserve progressive taxation, reduce middle-class property taxes, disincentivize plot hoarding by the wealthy, and improve government revenue.

3 - Tax Cut

The Taxation Act shall be amended as follows:

(1) Personal balances between $0.00 and $2,499.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 0% 1% weekly.

to

(1) Personal balances between $0.00 and $2,499.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 0% weekly
 

HugeBob

Citizen
Former President
A
BILL
To

Reduce Tax Evasion​

The people of Democracy Craft, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “December 2021 Tax Cuts and Loopholes Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted on the 1st of January.
(3) Authored by hugebob23456.
(4) Co-Sponsored by Bubba_Tea_.

2 - Reasons
(1) Currently many players stash their wealth away in corporate balances to avoid taxation indefinitely.
(2) With Corporate Taxes, we will be able to decrease the regular Personal Balance Tax across the board, which is a positive for the working class.
(3) Decreasing the tax rate in the 2nd bracket by 36% and the 3rd bracket by 25% will allow our citizens to keep a greater portion of their hard earned money.

3 - Terms
(1) Corporate Balances shall be taxed at a rate of 1% per week.
(2) The DEC may decide to grant or deny exemptions to non-profits and/or financial institutions on a case by case basis.
(3) All Towns are exempt from this tax rate, so long as the Town balance is used strictly for Town related purposes. Misuse of tax exempt Town accounts qualifies as Corruption.
(4) The Taxation Act shall be amended as follows:

(1) Personal balances between $0.00 and $2,499.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 0% weekly.
(2) Personal balances between $2,500.00 and $4,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1.1% 0.7% weekly.
(3) Personal balances between $5,000.00 and $9,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1.2% 0.9% weekly.
(4) Personal balances between $10,000.00 and $24,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1.4% weekly.
(5) Personal balances between $25,000.00 and $49,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1.6% weekly.
(6) Personal balances between $50,000.00 and $99,999.99 (inclusive) shall be taxed at a rate of 1.8% weekly.
(7) Personal balances of at least $100,000.00 shall be taxed at a rate of 2% weekly.
 
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218218Consumer

Citizen
Former President
Donator
218218Consumer
218218Consumer

Veto

Auto-vetoed unfortunately as I did not anticipate that the 5-day auto-veto period would occur while I was away on a road trip.

 

Milkcrack

Peasent
Secretary
Attorney General
Construction & Transport Department
Redmont Bar Association
Donator
MilkCrack
MilkCrack
attorneygeneral
Deputy Speaker @Milkcrack has motioned for a veto override of the 'December 2021 Tax Cuts and Loopholes Act.' On the basis that it was accidentally auto-vetoed.

House: 8 - 0 - 0 out of 10
Senate: 5 - 0 - 0 out of 5
 

ReaperEduardo

Citizen
Representative
Construction & Transport Department
Public Affairs Department
Donator
Reaperay
Reaperay
constructor
House Vote: 9-1-1
Senate Vote: 5-0-0



A
BILL
TO

Amend the Taxation Act​

The people of the Commonwealth of Redmont, through their elected Representatives and Senators in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Pruning Taxation Amendment Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately after it has been signed into law.
(3) Authored by Rep. Reaperay and Rep. xEndeavour
(4) Co-Sponsored by Rep. xEndeavour

2 - Reasons
(1) Currently prune taxation avoids 4+ months of regular taxation at reimbursement. This bill ensures that Government pruning does not act as a long-term savings account.
(2) A flat rate is easily calculable and a fair rate to encourage returning players to stay.

3 - Additions
(1) Subsection a will be amended to subsection b:
a. (2) The total of personal funds shall be returned to the citizen if they become active once again.
b. (2) The total of personal funds, excluding taxes, shall be returned to the citizen if they become active once again.
(2) Pruning Taxation will incur a 10% tax on any returned funds.





















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Muffins29

Senior Administrator
First Lady
Public Affairs Department
Redmont Bar Association
Donator
Muffins29
Muffins29
firstlady

Presidential Assent

This bill has been granted assent and is hereby signed into law.

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