Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Statements about Taxes

Pants on Fire!

Once again, fake news passed off as real

False

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

Half-True

It's not exactly free

Mostly False

Wolf didn't cause the national recession

Mostly False

Whoa, not that many!

 Americans For Tax Reform

Americans For Tax Reform

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

— National

True

That's what the National Taxpayer Advocate says

False

Six Degrees of Koch brothers fails

Mostly False

Estimates find few farmers affected

 Kentucky Opportunity Coalition

Kentucky Opportunity Coalition

Says the estate tax is a threat to family farms.

— National

True

It's right, but not by much

Half-True

In raw dollars yes; as share of GDP, hardly

Half-True

Includes firms that lost money

Mostly False

Our audit tells a different story