FACT:Undocumented workers pay taxes?

According to Snopes, 40% of undocumented are paid in cash, not in a regular check with deductions. That means 60% of them are paid with a check and have the same deductions The minutemen site (obviously biased) states that it is 62% that are paid in cash. So, respectively, 38 - 60% of them are, in fact,... show more According to Snopes, 40% of undocumented are paid in cash, not in a regular check with deductions. That means 60% of them are paid with a check and have the same deductions

The minutemen site (obviously biased) states that it is 62% that are paid in cash.

So, respectively, 38 - 60% of them are, in fact, paying taxes on their income.

Plus, they pay taxes when they buy a home, a car. They pay taxes when they purchase anything from a store. Sales tax is paid. They pay property taxes if they own a home. They pay tolls on our roads, they buy gas from our stations, they pay for entrance into ball games, six flags, water parks, etc. They pay for dinner out, for party supplies, food, groceries, and clothing. They pay for electricity and gas, water and sewer.

While 38-60% is a fairly low number, it means that about half of them DO PAY TAXES. And, by both sites agreement, those that don't are nearly always migrant workers, and, are only in the country for a couple months
Update: http://www.snopes.com/politics/immigrati...

-40% of workers in L.A. County are being paid cash & not paying taxes.- United citizens of america website http://www.wakeupusa.net/

-Minutemen website: bright hard to read, half way down page. http://freedomfighterradioshow.blogspot....
Update 2: I am not going to argue whether or not the amount that is "taken" is comparable to the amount that is paid. I merely can't handle the generalizations of "they never pay taxes!" anymore. Quite often, they do.
Update 3: Good point, El chile- if they had some kind of work permit, they WOULD be paying the same as you & I.
Update 4: Autism Mom- Sometimes the pay with "fake" cards, or, with a TIN number. The point is, though, when the checks are written, those (FICA, etc) are taken out of their checks and sent to the government just like the rest of ours.
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