There are two tax systems in the US.
One taxes you BEFORE you pay your bills. The other taxes you AFTER you have paid your bills.
What in the world do taxes have to do with the topic of grace vs. works?
Do you think God really meant for us to BE perfect now, or to eventually BECOME perfect in the process of time and eternity?
Here is another post from the past that might get you re-evaluating which gospel law you are living.