Latest True Fact-checks in Taxes Andrew Cuomo stated on January 8, 2020 in a speech: "We have the lowest corporate tax rate since 1968." Daniel Riemer stated on February 17, 2019 in a TV interview: "About 80 percent of (the manufacturing and agriculture) tax credit goes to claimants who are making $1 million or more." John Nygren stated on February 12, 2019 in a tweet: "Over the last eight years, we’ve shown that even though we’ve cut taxes by $8 billion, revenues continue to grow." Andrew Cuomo stated on November 19, 2018 in a radio interview: "There is nothing that we have done on Amazon that we have not done with hundreds of other projects." Nathan McMurray stated on October 30, 2018 in a debate: "Do you know that New York State pays out way more than they ever get back?" David McKinley stated on August 14, 2018 in a tweet: In West Virginia, "personal income tax collections (were) up 14% from 2017." Ann Wagner stated on August 27, 2018 in a tweet: "Since passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Walmart 'increased their starting wage to $11/hr & has given about $400 million in bonuses.'" Scott Walker stated on May 31, 2018 in a tweet: "Since taking office, we have enacted more than $8 billion in cumulative tax relief." Bernie Sanders stated on April 30, 2018 in a tweet: "You know what Amazon paid in federal income taxes last year? Zero." Marc Molinaro stated on April 2, 2018 in a conversation with reporters: New York has "among the highest tax burdens of any state in the nation" Robert Mujica stated on January 18, 2018 in a radio interview: "70 percent of the income tax that the state collects happens to come from Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk and New York City" Daniel Biss stated on November 27, 2017 in a tweet: These guys are now pretty much living up to the @BruceRauner standard. And falling dismally short of the @MittRomney standard. Even Romney released his full tax returns. Mark Pocan stated on October 18, 2017 in an interview: What Republicans call the "death tax" is the estate tax "on the ultra wealthy" which, in 2016, was paid by only "two out of every 1,000 people." Roy Blunt stated on September 8, 2017 in a tweet: "Our tax code has nearly doubled since 1985." Illinois Policy Institute stated on August 3, 2017 in a tweet: The new tax will make soda sold in Chicago among the most expensive in the country. John Faso stated on July 15, 2017 in an article in the Times Herald-Record: "We now have about one-third of New York’s population on Medicaid." Scott Walker stated on May 17, 2017 in a radio interview: Tax cuts approved and those proposed in his state budget "will exceed $8 billion by the time the budget is done." Donald Trump stated on May 11, 2017 in an interview with 'The Economist': The federal tax code includes "deductions for birds flying across America." Rana Foroohar stated on April 26, 2017 in a CNN interview: "There's no real evidence in the last 20 years that" growth from tax cuts has made up lost revenue. Ron Johnson stated on March 21, 2017 in an interview: The GOP’s Obamacare replacement would reduce subsidies that help lower-income people buy health insurance, but also "expand the entitlement" by giving subsidies to higher-income people "that Obamacare never helped." Donna Howard stated on February 27, 2017 in a Facebook Live interview with Austin bureau reporters for the Dallas Morning News: Says condoms "used to be tax-exempt here in Texas." Rick Scott stated on March 7, 2017 in his State of the State speech: "Florida is now the only state in the nation to tax commercial leases." Nancy Pelosi stated on March 5, 2017 in an interview with CNN's "State of the Union": Says 70 percent of benefits in Donald Trump’s proposal for child care "go to the people making over $100,000 a year." Scott Walker stated on January 10, 2017 in In a speech: Wisconsin property taxes, as a percentage of personal income, "are the lowest that they've been since the end of World War II." Robert Astorino stated on January 10, 2017 in a press release: "I have never once raised the county tax levy -- not for seven straight years." Hillary Clinton stated on November 4, 2016 in a campaign rally: Under Donald Trump's tax plan, "51 percent of single parents would see their taxes go up." Hillary Clinton stated on October 9, 2016 in the second presidential debate: Says Warren Buffett has publicly said his secretary "should not be paying a higher tax rate" than him. Hillary Clinton stated on October 9, 2016 in the second presidential debate: Says Donald Trump’s tax plan gives the wealthy and corporations "more than the Bush tax cuts by at least a factor of two." Tim Kaine stated on October 4, 2016 in a debate: "Richard Nixon released tax returns when he was under audit." María Teresa Kumar stated on October 2, 2016 in an interview on "Meet the Press": "Undocumented immigrants pay $12 billion of taxes every single year."