"I'm just a little girl, why would I pay taxes?"
Translation:אני רק ילדה קטנה, למה שאשלם מיסים?
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Yep, ילדונת and ילדה קטנה is the same thing, just like כף קטנה and כפית, or מפה קטנה and מפית. For the other question, you can say it in the present: למה אני צריכה לשלם and also in the future: למה שאני 'אעשה'(future) את זה Though I think the former example is more right to say.
רק actually means "only", as in "I'm only a little girl and NOT YET an adult" which is equivalent to "just a little girl" in English. סתם means "just" as in "I'm just a little girl and NOT a unique little girl, like a child prodigy."
Since the context of paying taxes implicitly distinguishes the girl from an adult, רק is more appropriate. The translation should have said "only" for clarity.