According to Modern Money Theory (MMT), taxes don’t pay for anything. All modern money exists as an IOU. But if everybody stopped paying taxes, I guarantee you the man will be wrathful. That would be a popular uprising of first order.
They got the guns, but we got the numbers.
“What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes?” (live, kind of) by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
“What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes?” by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings