Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Taxes Rand Paul stated on October 11, 2019 in an interview on ABC's "The View": "Most people below $50,000 don’t pay any income tax. The top 1 percent in our country pay 40%." Kelly E. Hastings stated on June 30, 2019 in On twitter: Said, "The Seven Years’ War led to near bankruptcy for many countries; Britain’s need to raise taxes fueled the American desire for independence." Scott Neitzel stated on May 12, 2019 in a TV interview: The state contributed $80 million for the new Bucks arena, but new income tax revenue from basketball events alone "is estimated to be probably over $600 million over the life of the lease." Levar Stoney stated on May 14, 2019 in a radio interview.: "Richmond was one of the only cities in the state that did not (increase) their real estate tax to those pre-recession rates." Joel Griffith stated on April 28, 2019 in an op-ed on Fox News: "Of the 14 wealthy OECD countries with a wealth tax in 1996, 10 have since then abandoned it." John Nygren stated on January 11, 2019 in a tweet: "Today, property taxes are lower than they were in 2010." Wisconsin Republican Legislative leaders stated on January 30, 2019 in news release: "Not a dollar would be paid out until jobs in the Foxconn development area were created." Gordon Hintz stated on November 18, 2018 in a TV interview: "One year ago, (Republicans) would not fill seats vacated for people who went to the administration because of the cost of those elections. Now, they’re talking about changing the rules to add additional elections that will cost millions of dollars of taxpayer expense." Republican Governors Association stated on September 12, 2018 in an ad: Says Andrew Gillum "wants to increase Florida taxes by a billion dollars." Ted Cruz stated on August 28, 2018 in an online video ad: Says Beto O’Rourke "voted against" Hurricane Harvey "tax relief." Donald Trump stated on June 7, 2018 in a tweet: "101 utilities cut rates, credit GOP tax cuts." Donald Trump stated on May 30, 2018 in a tweet: Rep. Dan Donovan "voted for Tax Cuts" Scott Walker stated on April 17, 2018 in an online ad: "Property and income taxes will be lower in 2018 than they were in 2010." Sue Bell Cobb stated on April 24, 2018 in Democratic debate for governor: "Alabama is operating government on the lowest amount of tax revenue of any state in the nation." Chris Collins stated on February 27, 2018 in a tweet: "Because of #TaxReform, 4 million American workers have received raises and bonuses, and 90% of Americans are seeing bigger paychecks this month." Good Jobs First stated on March 6, 2018 in a tweet: Oklahoma teachers "are the poorest paid teachers in the US, in a state that gives nearly $500 million in tax handouts to energy companies." Donald Trump stated on January 30, 2018 in the State of the Union speech: "Since we passed tax cuts, over 3 million workers have gotten tax cut bonuses — many of them thousands and thousands of dollars." Richard Cordray stated on December 14, 2017 in a speech: On taxes, "if you go back and look 50 years ago, individuals paid about 7 percent of the total and corporations paid 5 percent. Fast forward 50 years: individuals still 7 percent, corporations (are) down to 2 percent." Carlos Curbelo stated on December 10, 2017 in a television interview: The House tax bill has "a lot more permanent relief for middle-income and even lower-income families" than the Senate bill does. John Thune stated on November 15, 2017 in an interview on Fox News: "80 percent of the (individual mandate) tax falls on those who make $50,000 a year or less." Markwayne Mullin stated on November 3, 2017 in a post on a congressional office website: "Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the average American family of four will receive a $1,182 tax cut." Nancy Pelosi stated on October 12, 2017 in a tweet: The state and local tax deduction is a major benefit for moderate-income households because "50% of households that claim State & Local Tax deduction make under $100K." Marco Rubio stated on October 15, 2017 in an interview with Channel 8: "The child tax credit, if we don't do it, there will be no tax relief for working families. How much tax relief working families get under tax reform is entirely dependent on whether or not we put in place an increase to the child tax credit." Donald Trump stated on October 10, 2017 in a tweet: The NFL is "getting massive tax breaks." Michael Bloomberg stated on September 18, 2017 in a website: "The soda tax can make a difference by reducing consumption of unhealthy soda pop and sugary beverages." Andrew Koenig stated on August 30, 2017 in a tweet: "The bill that I carried cutting MO’s income tax for 1st time in over 100 years will start its 1st phase in jan 1 2018. #moleg @Eric_Schmitt" Bruce Rauner stated on September 7, 2017 in in a press release: "Even with a permanent income tax increase... the budget is more than $1 billion out of balance…" Paul Ryan stated on September 1, 2017 in an interview: "We've got about $3 trillion in trapped cash overseas that basically can't come back in this country because of our tax laws." Travis Allen stated on June 22, 2017 in a campaign video: California taxes are "among the highest in the nation." Barack Obama stated on June 22, 2017 in a Facebook post: The Senate bill "hands enormous tax cuts to the rich and to the drug and insurance industries, paid for by cutting health care for everybody else."