Taxes are collected from subjects (or citizens)by governments so they have money with which they can do things and pay people.
Because the Government needs money.
individual income taxes
Money that is collected by a government through various sources is referred to as revenue. This revenue is typically collected through taxes.
Taxes, or in some cases "fees."
Gradually, a middle class developed, composed of workers who built roads, collected taxes, lent money, or became merchants
They are collected by the state.
the church collected most of the taxes
The Chief Collected The Taxes.