Latest False Fact-checks in Taxes Facebook posts stated on February 20, 2020 in an image: “Bernie Sanders wants free health care for all and was asked how he would pay for it. His answer was raise taxes to 52% on anybody making over $29,000 per year.” Facebook posts stated on July 13, 2018 in a Facebook post: Says the Democratic Party "took Social Security from the independent ‘Trust Fund’ and put it into the general fund so that Congress could spend it" and "eliminated the income tax deduction for Social Security (FICA) withholding." Facebook posts stated on December 31, 2019 in social media posts: "California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra is putting together plans to raise property tax revenue by eliminating the only thing keeping some people's property tax from sky rocketing, Prop 13." Facebook posts stated on January 8, 2020 in a Facebook post: "The missiles that were launched at American forces in Iraq from Iran, were funded by Barack Obama, with American tax dollars." Republican Party of Florida stated on September 20, 2019 in a tweet: The Green New Deal "would put a $600,000 tax burden on every household." Wisconsin Assembly Republicans stated on August 27, 2019 in a tweet: Say Gov. Tony Evers ‘canceled’ the sales tax holiday this year Susana Mendoza stated on July 8, 2019 in a podcast interview: "Indiana actually has a higher gas tax than Illinois does even with the increase in (Illinois’) taxes." Bill Brady stated on June 18, 2019 in a speech: Says that after "the last income tax increase in the state of Illinois, we saw the largest exodus of middle-income families." Mike Murphy stated on May 22, 2019 in remarks during a press conference: Says when New York "implemented a program" to tax the wealthy at higher rates it saw a revenue shortfall "because of the outward migration of their top earners." Donald Trump stated on April 29, 2019 in a Tweet: "They didn’t even put up a fight against SALT" Ideas Illinois stated on March 21, 2019 in an ad: "Pritzker and Madigan want to change the constitution to allow a permanent jobs tax on middle class families." Viral image stated on January 8, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says Bill Murray said "The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream." Sean Casten stated on October 22, 2018 in a debate: Under the GOP tax law, "if you live in Hinsdale, Illinois … you are now being double-taxed to the tune of $35,000." Ted Budd stated on October 23, 2018 in an attack ad: Kathy Manning got "$30 million of your tax dollars plus $2.3 million a year" to build a luxury hotel and parking lot Dave Brat stated on October 11, 2018 in Facebook post.: Abigail Spanberger "wants a tax increase of $32 trillion - that’s with a `T,’ to pay for her socialist health care plan." Congressional Leadership Fund stated on October 18, 2018 in a video: Dan McCready "did admit he opposes middle class tax cuts." Bruce Rauner stated on September 6, 2018 in a TV ad: Says "J.B. Pritzker’s tax plan" includes a "new tax per mile you drive with government tracking device." National Republican Congressional Committee stated on September 12, 2018 in a TV ad: Scott Wallace wants to tax families of five for 'irresponsible breeding' Bruce Rauner stated on August 22, 2018 in a radio interview: "Every state that has put in a graduated income tax, the middle class always pays more." Congressional Leadership Fund stated on September 4, 2018 in A campaign ad: "Your family" will pay $2,500 "after Kara Eastman eliminates your tax cut." Americans for Prosperity stated on August 29, 2018 in an attack ad: As Tennessee governor, Phil Bredesen "supported higher taxes on us. Higher gas taxes. Higher sales taxes." Larry Kudlow stated on July 29, 2018 in an interview on CBS's Face the Nation: "Even the CBO numbers show now that the entire $1.5 trillion tax cut is virtually paid for by higher revenues and better nominal GDP." Rick Scott stated on June 13, 2018 in an ad: Says Sen. Bill Nelson "voted for higher taxes" 349 times. Evelyn Sanguinetti stated on June 26, 2018 in a radio interview: Says a progressive income tax proposal from Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker "is wholly regressive." Patrick McHenry stated on May 29, 2018 in a newsletter: "Americans received the biggest tax cut in history last year." Ro Khanna stated on April 19, 2018 in a Facebook post: "Most of our taxes are spent on the so-called ‘War on Terror.’" Brian Kolb stated on March 31, 2018 in a statement on the state budget: This year’s state budget "continues to direct millions in taxpayer dollars in advertising to the failing Start-Up NY program" Mike Collier stated on March 18, 2018 in a tweet: "The state is set to recapture an additional $500 million in Robin Hood payments from taxpayers and not one penny of it will go to public education in Texas." Joel Giambra stated on February 10, 2018 in a Republican debate for governor: "I'm the only candidate on this stage who has actually cut taxes." Phil Ting stated on January 21, 2018 in a newspaper article: "Trump’s tax reform plan was nothing more than a middle-class tax increase."