Statements about Taxes

The states that are doing "better" are the ones that have no state income tax.  

Brookhaven homeowners pay hundreds of dollars less in property taxes compared with owners of the same-value homes in unincorporated DeKalb County.

A tax plan promoted by North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis will "overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy."

When the New Hampshire Legislature raised the gasoline tax, gas prices in the state were "skyrocketing."

Says a new report shows the "devastating tax hikes (in the health care law) will have on middle-class Kentuckians."

Florida has the "third most-regressive tax" structure.

Says Charlie Crist "raised taxes on the middle class" by $2.2 billion.

"We cut property taxes for seniors and our middle class."

Cranston's 2014-2015 "budget funds 100 percent of the local police and fire pension and other retiree benefit costs."

David Perdue said he’d raise taxes.

Says Rick Scott "cut education to pay for even more tax breaks for big, powerful, well-connected corporations."

The Export-Import Bank "doesn’t cost taxpayers anything."

"When Jim Doyle was governor and Mary Burke was commerce secretary," Wisconsin saw "billions in middle-class tax hikes on nursing home beds, gas, phones and garbage."  

The IRS "also investigated liberal groups, groups that had progressive in their name. ... The IRS was basically looking at everybody."

The Senate proposal to restore emergency unemployment benefits for five months was "fully paid for."

Says Jeanne Shaheen "voted for a measure that would have amounted to a new national energy tax."

Medicare is "going broke. The trust fund goes bankrupt in 2026."

"From the ‘Do As I Say Not As I Do’ department: federal employees owe $3.3 billion in back taxes."

I turned "a $110 million deficit into a $1.6 million surplus for our city."

"Governor Scott Cut Taxes 40 Times For Florida Families"

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