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Taxes

Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.–attributed to Benjamin Franklin, 1789  We must work to lower property taxes in NYS.–Tom … Continue reading

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Ways and Means Propaganda

Pro-growth tax reform will establish the U.S. as a 21st century magnet for new business investment and job creation. Tax reform will increase U.S. competitiveness and prevent American jobs from moving overseas. Pro-growth tax reform will provide a healthier economy … Continue reading

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Is there substance to tax reform?

Read my lips: no new taxes–George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention Tax policy is hard; details of proposed reforms are scarce. Players disagree on what reforms are needed. Many claims for benefits of tax reform are … Continue reading

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Reforming the tax code

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) explains his view of proposed tax reform:   Reforming the Tax Code – in One Page On Wednesday we got a peek at what the Trump Administration’s so-called tax reform plan looks like. I’d like to be … Continue reading

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Taxes, Part 2

The goal is for tax reform is to be revenue-neutral–Tom Reed Economic growth will pay for a majority of President Trump’s tax reform plan, …..–Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin If tax reform is to be revenue-neutral, and business taxes are cut, … Continue reading

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Tom Reed at Glenora

Thanks to Glenora Wine Cellars for having me out today to talk about tax reform and trade.–Tom Reed Tom wanted to talk taxes, but the business people assembled at Glenora had other concerns. Nevertheless, he persisted: John Christensen, writing in The Chronicle-Express, … Continue reading

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Taxes

What I’m willing to discuss is the way we change Medicaid to get costs under control.–Tom Reed I care about creating a more fair tax code that encourages job creation and builds a business climate that helps our communities thrive.–Tom … Continue reading

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