That there is the bottom line. The rich have many ways to avoid paying tax. Especially when it is based on income, something that can be manipulated so that even the richest of men can appear poor.yourwrongI just think we should find ways of enforcing it better.
Far more difficult to hide ones spending than it is to hide ones income.
Rather than create an inefficient bureaucracy that continually makes mistakes. It would be an improvement to have the private sector do what it does already. Record the sales and purchases of their business through accountancy and then pay whatever tax is due.