Statements about Taxes
A hidden provision in Obamacare taxes sporting goods as medical devices.
"47 - New provisions ObamaCare charges the IRS with implementing, according to the Government Accountability Office."
"Forty-six cents of every dollar" Ohio could get for Medicaid expansion "is going to come from China or some other country that doesn’t like us very much."
"Right now, Texas doesn’t have an income tax and Oklahoma’s lowering their income tax rates, and guess what their severance tax is? Sky high."
Forty aides who serve President Barack Obama "owe $333,485 in back taxes."
"Our debt now is about $140,000 per household."
On support of Gov. John Kasich’s drilling tax plan
"Raising taxes on investment income has actually lowered the revenue received from the tax, while cutting capital gains tax rates has increased revenue."
"There have been literally hundreds of new tax preferences and loopholes added to the code since 1986, last time we did this."
Under Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal, "the top one percent in Ohio will pay $10,000 less in income tax each year, but Ohio’s working and middle class families will pay more."
"About two-thirds of all consumption is services. . . It was just the opposite" when the sales tax was enacted in the '30s.
"Kewpie burgers are delicious. An Ohio institution. And they'll cost less thanks to John Kasich's tax cut."
Says the New Year’s Day "fiscal cliff" deal "reduces the deficit."
"The problem with raising tax rates on the wealthiest Americans is that more than half of them are small business owners."
Says the tax code is effectively subsidizing "the marketing efforts of fast food and junk food companies by as much as $19 billion over 10 years."
Says Jim Renacci has "consistently voted" for loopholes that "encourage outsourcing of our jobs."
"Jim Renacci tried to avoid paying taxes on nearly $14 million that he made."
"Sherrod Brown supported President Obama's $453 billion tax increase."
Sherrod Brown "failed to pay his own taxes three separate times."
Says Mitt Romney’s tax plans would "give an additional $250,000 tax cut to millionaires and billionaires" while raising taxes on the middle class.
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