The percentage of tax payers has a big impact on country's state of economy. The government’s vision, plans and programs operate on the national budget – and therein, the tax that they collect from the people is one of the state or government’s major resources.
All the businesses big or small, the ordinary workers whose salary are being deducted for their taxes, commercial purchases, transactions, government operated establishments and a lot more consists those tax contributors. Without them, a country’s economy is down and the essential needs of its people will not be met.
Due to these reasons, the government mandates payment of taxes to its people. Failure to pay their due amount of tax will have a counter consequence that they would have to face.
There are different cases of tax cheating that are prevalent among taxpayers. Some of which is tax evasion wherein people runaway from paying their due amount of tax. Other case is the false amount of tax declaration. This is common to big companies and professionals who generate surmountable amount of income and not paying the right amount accounted to them. These two cases can be considered as cases of graft and corruption. These cases are made possible by people who accept bribe to falsify or edit documents reflecting the real amount of taxes and changing its amount. The same is true for those tax evaders that bribe to escape their responsibility of paying big amount of tax.
Knowing the consequences of people not paying their rightful tax, every citizen should be responsible to report them to authorities in case they know of someone. When in doubt or in cases of suspicion, you can do a background check on these people with regards to their assets, properties, businesses and the like. Stopping them saves a lot of lives not just your own.