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They only have to pay taxes because they actually make money off the thing. That's akin to saying "One should not earn income because one has to pay income taxes".Erillion said:I participate in a crowdfunding campaign. I am not an investor. I do not WANT to be an investor.Tiamat64 said:Yep. The benefits of being funded by investors who aren't actually investors and get absolutely none of the investor perks.
What people rarely understand is that investors not only get perks ... they also have responsibilities. If a company goes belly up, an investor may have to pay extra money to cover outstanding liabilities in case of insolvency. Even if it is a full success, they may have to pay taxes.
A fact that is easily forgotten. While the "IRS" (its not called that in my country) never forgives and never forgets.
Er... what does political correctness have to do with anything? Or are we getting to the point where people just toss around the term "SJW" for everything they disagree with, now?Gdemami said:SJW then. Still, your problem only.MadFrenchie said:Since I'm not currently backing any active development, I'm thinking it's not.
The backer has two items to clue him in on what he's actually purchasing: assumptions and hype.