Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Statements about Taxes

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

False

Not if you read the WSJ editorial

Mostly False

State takes obligations seriously

False

He left the breaks in place, he didn't create them

True

Just above 50 percent

Mostly True

Yes, with shift to public employees (who also pay taxes)

Pants on Fire!

Far fetched and misleading

Half-True

67 fewer employees on staff

Mostly False

The rate didn't go up, but collections will