Category Archives: Taxes

Can we see fascism among us?

It is easy to see fascism in violent demonstrations, but what about more mundane examples? Attacks on Muslims and other minority groups. Organized attacks on public education. Proposals for a mercenary army. Private prisons. Border walls. Militant militias. Personal arsenals. … Continue reading

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How can a tax code be broken?

The only thing I care about is how much I have to pay. If a politician says he will lower my taxes, while I don’t believe it for a minute, that person has my vote. — one woman’s opinion explaining … Continue reading

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What a difference!

“The Problem Solvers Caucus is maybe the last hope for what we can do to break the gridlock here,” Reed stated. “As a voting bloc, we’ve now gone to Problem Solvers Caucus 2.0, where we weeded out the folks that … Continue reading

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Another bill going nowhere

With Congress considering sweeping tax reform, H.R. 1098 is likely to die in committee. Here is the CRS summary: New Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the new … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on dignity

Tom Reed writes op eds infrequently; here are some: The Dignity of Developing Our Workforce June 30, 2017 Op-Eds Obama’s Middle Class Trap May 24, 2016 Op-Eds Issues:  Economy and Jobs It’s Time to Restart Greenidge October 27, 2015 Op-Eds Defending Private Property … Continue reading

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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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