Statements about Taxes

The health care law "imposes the largest tax increase in history on the middle class."

President Obama "promised" families making less than $250,000 a year would not see taxes go up, but "Obamacare raises 18 different taxes."

Democrats plan to keep student loan interest rates low  "by raising taxes on small businesses, very small businesses … the kinds of small businesses that give jobs to graduates."

Ron Oakley's "conservative leadership protected local taxpayers over government bureaucrats" as the Water Management District’s budget decreased by "58 percent in the four years he served on the board."

"98 percent of American families" make "under $250,000 a year."

"Mitt Romney’s pledged to protect (oil companies') record profits – and their billions in special tax breaks, too."  

Says the state tax burden per citizen in New York is twice as high as in Florida.

Says Mitt Romney belittled middle-class tax cuts "as nothing more than 'little Band-Aids.' "

Says someone earning $50,000 a year will fare better under his "9-9-9" plan than under the current tax system.

Says Bill Clinton opposes President Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes on wealthy Americans.

Says CNN's Wolf Blitzer was wrong to say that "the wealthiest Americans, they pay the most in taxes already -- 50 percent of Americans don't even pay any federal income tax."

"In terms of the wealthiest Americans, we're at the lowest tax rate since the 1950s."

"Congressman Bill Young voted to cut taxes for millionaires and end your Medicare." 

"George LeMieux voted against the majority of Republicans and joined with Democrats to create a 'Task Force For Responsible Fiscal Action' that looks strikingly similar to the 'Super Committee' now being set up in Washington to justify massive tax hikes."

On the way the federal government should spend Florida's rejected high-speed rail money.

"Corporate taxes will soon be the highest in the industrialized world."

Says the Southwest Florida Water Management District has $850 million in reserves, enough money in savings to run without levying taxes for more than two years.

"The entire state of Florida led the nation last year with the most prison inmates committing tax fraud."

A proposed revenue smart cap "gives Floridians a voice, requiring a 60 percent vote by citizens in order to impose a new tax, fee, license, fine, charge or assessment."

Says Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s cuts to education are the same as his proposed corporate income tax rate reduction.  

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