Statements about Taxes
A "real result" of his term is Georgia having "the lowest taxes per capita of any state."
When it comes to transportation funds, Georgians spend more in taxes and on red tape than they get back from the federal government.
The new Atlanta Braves stadium will require no tax increase for homeowners and provide $3 million annually for Cobb County schools.
Finance experts estimate that paying in cash for the $2.5 billion in projects funded by the sales tax saved Gwinnett County more than $1 billion in interest payments.
Any state tax law has to start in the House and the renewal of the state hospital bed tax this year started in the Senate, which is unconstitutional.
Says U.S. Rep. Tom Price is sending letters both supporting and opposing the "small-business killing Internet Tax Mandate."
Americans spend more than $160 billion and 6 billion hours per year complying with the tax code.
Says an illegal immigrant fraudulently claimed children who actually lived in Mexico on income tax forms to collect more than $29,000.
Says "excise taxes are...disproportionately burdening middle- and lower-income consumers."
Corporate tax holidays pushed by Presidents John F. Kennedy and George W. Bush brought "billions" of dollars back into the United States.
"We (Georgia) collect fewer state taxes per capita than any other state … although state taxes are low, Georgia is the eighth-most-dependent state on the federal government."
Says Fulton County government hasn’t raised its millage rate since 1991.
Says President Barack Obama’s proposed budget includes two new tax increases that would collect about $14 billion.
"Do you know those former Soviet Bloc countries have all moved to flat taxes?"
"We Really Do Have the Highest Corporate Tax Rate in the World."
Cobb is one of the largest school systems (in the nation) that is debt free.
Says the Georgia Dome would need up to $350 million in work over the next five to seven years.
"Of the 18 stadiums built from 2004 to 2013, 47 percent of the total cost came from public sources."
The federal government owns 30 percent of the land in the 50 states, or about 650 million acres.
The fiscal cliff deal "ultimately raised taxes."
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