Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité.
You can't possibly mean tax them on their gross receipts can you?
And yes, there are facts on both sides of any issue. As for this one, I haven't heard anything, so I don't know.
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, don't blame someone else, or expect others to make a change, you should stop complaining and make a different choice. Remember, the circumstances of your birth don't determine the outcome of your life.