No matter what country or what nationality you are you got to pay taxes. In America we pay taxes when we shop too aside of other taxes like business taxes and individual taxes every year. Yet the benefits for paying taxes are huge. Research about what your taxes does in your country, then you'll see why you pay taxes. In America, we have a site benefits.gov to help each American. So many benefits for paying taxes one huge one is infrastructure rebuilding. The tax collector may be slow in finding out if you hadn't paid your taxes, but if you don't pay your taxes they will find you eventually and you'll have to pay back taxes. It's best to pay your taxes, get all the benefits from it and enjoy all the benefits you country has for you because you do pay taxes. In ancient times, here in Hawaii, everyone who lived in Hawaii had a form of taxes. Every year they'd have to pay the Ali'i that protects them and allows them to live in their region with what they do for a living...a farmer of taro will give some of his crop to the Ali'i; a fisherman must give fish etc. So you see, in ancient times till today everyone paid taxes of some sort. Hawaiian people called it, ho'okupu. More about this and Hawaiian history at this site: Log In . So you see from ancient times till today, we pay taxes. Don't feel frustrated for when you find out the benefits of paying taxes, it's great.