Statements about Taxes
"Obamacare" is the "biggest tax increase in American history."
Says "Obamacare" is "the largest middle-class tax increase in history."
Says she "stood up to" Gov. Scott Walker on tax cuts "for wealthy corporations" while her congressional opponent voted with Walker.
Says President Barack Obama wants to raise "the lowest (income) tax rate from 10 to 15 percent."
Says "Tommy Thompson's tax plan amounts to an average tax cut of almost $87,000 for the top 1 percent."
"We’ve seen property taxes go down for the first time in 12 years on a median valued home."
Says Gov. Scott Walker "took away $1.6 billion from schools and handed it off as over $2 billion in tax breaks to the rich."
Says Democratic recall opponent Tom Barrett is campaigning on "lifting property tax" limits.
Says Gov. Scott Walker approved a "gutting" of two tax credits that help the poor and elderly.
Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s budget "calls for raising property taxes by nearly $500 billion."
"In his very first budget, (Milwaukee) Mayor Tom Barrett broke his pledge to keep a lid on property taxes and has continued increasing taxes and fees ever since."
Says U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin, a candidate for Senate, supports raising taxes "by $858 billion."
As Dane County executive, Kathleen Falk raised property taxes by "millions of dollars every year" and approved the second highest increase in the state in 2010.
Says that as Wisconsin governor he "never raised taxes."
"We wiped out a $3.6 billion deficit without raising taxes."
Says Wisconsin Democrats during the previous administration adopted "double-digit tax increases."
Under a law proposed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, businesses that move into Wisconsin "don't have to pay any taxes" on their income for two years.
"During my tenure as governor, Wisconsin’s overall tax burden went DOWN."
Even a 100 percent tax on millionaires would only fund four months of government operations, failing to seriously address budget deficits and debt.
"We have the highest corporate tax rate in the world. It’s 35 percent."
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