Statements about Taxes

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

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

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

"No Republicans voted for" recent hikes in the income tax, payroll tax, capital gains tax, dividend tax and estate tax. "These taxes were all passed under … Obamacare."

"On (Tom) Wolf’s watch, taxes were high, killing 100,000 PA jobs."

"Americans will spend more on taxes in 2014 than they will on food, clothing and housing combined."

"Obama has proposed 442 tax hikes since taking office."

Americans spend "6.1 billion hours a year" on tax preparation.

Says the Koch brothers want to "protect tax cuts for companies that ship our jobs overseas."

Says the estate tax is a threat to family farms.

The United States "has never been richer, if you look at per capita GDP."

"This year, the federal government will have more revenue than any year in the history of our country."

"One out of four corporations doesn't pay a nickel in (federal income) taxes."

Says Matt Bevin has repeatedly failed to pay his taxes.

The IRS scandal "clearly showed some criminal behavior."

"There was no surge in 501(c)(4) applications in 2010."

"During the Bush administration, liberal groups were targeted" by the IRS, similar to recent targeting.

Says the inspector general for the IRS said there was "no political motivation" and "no outside influence" for targeting of tax-exempt applications from tea party groups  

"We have a tax code that allows groups to use their political operations within the tax code, under the guise of a charity, to use undisclosed millions of dollars to do political campaigns."

"The IRS doesn't have to prove something against you ... you've got the burden of proof."

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