The taxman Comeith story line is a simple plot designed to make the poor of DE even poorer. The idea is that people are going to get charged across the board with tax increases. These include property taxes (on businesses, and homes) which could lead to IC rent increases from DE city landlords (If you own a place it is up to you, if you have an apartment you can complain about the rent going up) To increases in booze and food prices.
The idea behind this plot is that people get desperate when faced with the loss of everything. In order to make this work, I hope to see people doing things that they wouldnt normally do to keep their lives the way they want. Robbery, burgleray, prostitution, and dealing drugs are some ways that I suggest this happens, of course the sky is the limit. You can make this impact your character as much or as little as possible.