Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Statements about Taxes

Mostly True

He offered the warnings as Auditor General

Pants on Fire!

Once again, fake news passed off as real

Half-True

There are escape clauses, but don't bet on it

Mostly True

And three times he didn't

 American LeadHERship PAC

American LeadHERship PAC

"As mayor, [Allan Fung] raised taxes three times."

— Rhode Island

False

The investors are being paid and they're covered by insurance

Mostly False

League of Women Voters only said it would be fairer

Mostly True

Being a homeowner is key

False

Other comments suggest otherwise

Vincent "Buddy" Cianci

Vincent "Buddy" Cianci

Jorge Elorza "wants to impose a municipal income tax."

— Rhode Island

False

Closest estimate puts U.S. in middle of the pack

Mostly True

Officially, U.S. rate is high, though firms usually pay less

True

HQs are a long way from hometowns

Mostly True

Early, yes, but some funding restored