The impending tax increases of the current administration will hit the already burdened Filipinos wallets. This criminal enterprise called the Philippine government will go to great lengths to sustain the lavish lifestyle of its tyrant and his minions. In order to mitigate the impact of the tax increases, freethinking Filipinos can reduce their spending so that the opportunity to tax them will be eliminated.
Here are some ideas on how you can regain control of your finances instead of giving the state a blank check to plunder your hard earned income:
Reduce eating out. Stop eating in the malls and restaurant chains which are owned by cronies. Cook your own food instead. In doing so, you don’t have to pay taxes for the meals you bought.
Grow your own food. If you have space to raise vegetables, do so. You can raise vegetables in flower pots. Instead of growing grass, plant vegetables and herbs. This will reduce your need to go to the market and pay taxes on the food you bought.
Generate your own electricity. Find alternative ways to generate your own electricity so you don’t have to pay utility taxes to the crony owned firms. Use natural lighting to reduce the need for electric lamps. Invest in solar powered appliance in order to reduce the need to use the electricity provided by the electric companies.
Collect rainwater. Dig your own wells. This will reduce if not eliminate the need to pay the water companies – and the taxes that come with it.
Adopt homeschooling and un-schooling. This can reduce/eliminate the taxes you pay on tuition and school supplies. And this will also eliminate your transportation costs – and the taxes that come with it.
Turn your TV and radio off. Relearn the art of conversation. Mass media are drivers of spending as advertising tends to push emotional triggers that trick you into buying stuff you don’t need – and the taxes that come with it. Relearn the art of conversation and be entertained with the different experiences of your family and friends.
Live a healthy lifestyle. Choose healthy food so you prevent illnesses that have you buying expensive medicine and the taxes that come with it.
Appreciate nature. Enjoy the natural scenery instead of going to theaters, paying for tickets and snacks – and the taxes that come with it.
Learn to barter. Learn to exchange goods and services instead of paying for it with money – and the taxes that come along with using the currency issued by the state. In other words, eliminate the need to use money in order to avail of goods and services.
We don’t have to go out to to the streets and seek permission from an external authority when WE, THE PEOPLE are the source of authority and legitimacy of the state.
In pursuing a tax avoidance strategy, we regain control of our finances, our property, and our lives without having to vote in a rigged system that perpetuates tax slavery.
As conscious creators of wealth, let us choose the higher path of freedom and personal responsibility for our lives.
If you have other tips, please share it so we can all benefit together and raise our consciousness to higher levels.
"I am not here to change the Philippines, am here to change myself, my outlook, and share my experience with other filipinos that there is a better way." BongV is the man behind Antipinoy.com. His work experience spans investment promotion, IT (database programming, graphics and web design, networking support), geographic information systems, supply chain analysis, and data analytics. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. He is an advocate of individual freedom and Austrian economics.