Statements about Taxes
Cobb is one of the largest school systems (in the nation) that is debt free.
"Raising taxes on investment income has actually lowered the revenue received from the tax, while cutting capital gains tax rates has increased revenue."
Says Jennifer Horn, chairwoman of the N.H. Republican Party, owes $92,000 in back taxes.
"There have been literally hundreds of new tax preferences and loopholes added to the code since 1986, last time we did this."
"Governor Christie, his idea of jumpstarting the economy is to propose a trickle-down income tax cut last year and in his budget address this year, he stated his support for it again."
Says the Georgia Dome would need up to $350 million in work over the next five to seven years.
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."
A "legacy of taxing and borrowing … crippled the economy we inherited two years ago."
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
"Of the 18 stadiums built from 2004 to 2013, 47 percent of the total cost came from public sources."
Says the federal government is earning more tax revenue now "than any other time."
"Property taxes had increased 70 percent in the previous 10 years."
"About two-thirds of all consumption is services. . . It was just the opposite" when the sales tax was enacted in the '30s.
Of six Rhode Island tax-credit programs worth about $35 million, "three companies got 90 percent of that -- CVS and two companies not even located in the state of Rhode Island."
"Kewpie burgers are delicious. An Ohio institution. And they'll cost less thanks to John Kasich's tax cut."
In Virginia "there has been a billion dollars in surplus over the last three years. The legislature has spent less than 1 percent of that on roads."
"We have a governor who's vetoed measures like increasing our minimum wage and restoring the earned income tax cut."
Except for Virginia, "the other 49 states keep raising their gas tax."
"We’re taxing our small businesses now at rates higher than corporations."
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