That said, one of the many points brought up in the always-heated debate over illegal immigrants and the many problems they cause, is the issue of paying taxes. Even though this is not entirely accurate, the comment of illegal immigrants do not pay taxes and they take more than they contribute is constantly made.
Well here are a few facts about who pays and does not pay their fare share.
Illegal immigrants that work for legitimate companies still have S.S. and Federal Taxes withheld and in most instances they are never paid out to the illegal worker who is many times too afraid to file.
Recently the Senate Finance Committee found in April that more than 450,000 Federal employees and retirees owed back federal income taxes, totally over $3 billion dollars. Those federal employees that owe back taxes include almost 5 percent of the employees and retirees of the U.S. Tax Court.
There are many reasons and problems that justify the stance people hold against illegal immigrants. But, perhaps the issue of not paying taxes does not hold any water. Perhaps once every American pays his or her fare share, the issue of taxes can be justified as one of many reasons to denounce illegal immigrants.