Category Archives: taxes

Governor Jerry Brown calls California taxpayers “freeloaders”

The last time we checked on Crazy California, many of its taxpayers were rebelling against the legislature-created gas tax and were mounting a recall challenge against one of the Democrats who made that hike possible. During a speech in Orange … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Should Support the Massachusetts Soda Tax

Every jurisdiction that has imposed their progressive will in this manner has seen a drop in sales and jobs, which migrate just beyond the reach of said tax. I’m no geographer and I don’t play one on the internet, but … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Weigh Tax On Soda

BOSTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Beacon Hill are joining activists in other states pushing for taxes on sodas that they say will ease the rise in obesity-related diseases and bring in money for programs aimed at improving the health of … Continue reading

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What Happens When a Select-woman Challenges the Town of Piermont? – Part 5

First, there is the “View Tax”, or more correctly, the “view factor”, which, despite self-serving articles to the contrary that depict it as a useful tool for fairness in property assessment, it is seen in Piermont, as in other areas, … Continue reading

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Tax credit plan would be a giant leap for NH

Would a proposed NH Small Business Jobs Fund create so much economic activity through tax credits that it could reverse rush hour traffic on Interstate 93, as one lobbyist put it, or are such programs a “scam” to let out-of-state … Continue reading

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Phoenix Trump Nazi Billboard Funded with Taxpayer Dollars

A controversial billboard depicting President Donald Trump as a Nazi was funded with taxpayer dollars and was commissioned by an “arts advocate” paid by a U.S. city to “diminish barriers,” records obtained by Judicial Watch reveal. The massive billboard caused … Continue reading

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Study: Income tax rate effects pro sports teams win-loss record

“There’s been this negative correlation between income taxes and winning percentage in both the NBA and the NFL every single year for the past 20 years,” Hembre said. “It’s not saying that income taxes are the only factor. It’s saying … Continue reading

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