Category Archives: Taxation

Democrats Awesome New Idea: Repeal Tax Cuts

What a great platform going into the 2018 midterms: “vote for us! We’ll raise your taxes!” (The Hill) Democrats are vowing to undo parts of the GOP’s tax-code overhaul if they win back control of the House in November, hoping President Trump’s first major domestic achievement will be a liability for the Republicans in the […]

Portland Warmists Look To Push A Sort-Of Carbon Tax On Other People

Isn’t interesting how members of the Cult of Climastrology always want to create a tax for Other People? That they always seem to exclude themselves…well, directly, of course, because these same taxes will end up hitting everyone negatively (KOIN6)  A coalition led by environmental groups filed an initiative petition with the city of Portland on […]

Democrats Super New Tax Idea: Charge Higher Taxes For Property Near Subway Stations

Do Democrats sit around all day thinking “what else can we tax?” Probably so (NY Times) Ever since August Belmont Jr. arranged the financing for a four-track “underground railroad” more than a century ago, the subway has fueled New York City’s economy, delivering workers from homes in distant neighborhoods to jobs in Manhattan and enriching landlords and […]

Sore Losers Plan To Sue Over New Tax Law

Let’s see: a piece of legislation passed by the Constitutionally elected Legislative Branch, signed by the duly and Constitutionally elected President. The only thing in the Constitution about taxation is that the federal government can have one. And this is what a few #resist weenies want to do (Washington Post) The governors of New York, […]

California’s Newest Idea: Force Companies To Fork Over Half Their Federal Tax Savings

California is already considered to be one of the worst states for businesses. Over the years, companies big and small have abandoned the state in favor of others, like Texas. Now, they’re exploring another way to make things worse (Fox News) Calling the Trump administration’s tax reform plan a “middle-class tax increase,” two California lawmakers […]

Apple To Give Employees $2,500 Bonuses, Repatriate $250 Billion After GOP Tax Bill

Will Nancy Pelosi call this “crumbs”? (Bloomberg) Apple Inc. told employees Wednesday that it’s issuing a bonus of $2,500 worth of restricted stock units, following the introduction of the new U.S. tax law, according to people familiar with the matter. The iPhone maker will begin issuing stock grants to most employees worldwide in the coming […]

Walmart To Raise Starting Wage To $11 Due To GOP Tax Law

Man, that GOP/Trump tax cuts for the rich bill just keeps giving the rich more money Walmart to raise its starting wage to $11, give some employees bonuses following tax bill passage Walmart’s employees will soon reap the benefits of the recent tax law changes, as the company raises its starting wage and distributes bonuses […]

Those Horrendous GOP Tax Cuts Cause Power Bills To Be Lowered

So, let’s see, we have tons of companies giving bonuses and stuff to their workers. Now this (via Twitchy) Pepco says it will lower electric bills for almost 300,000 ratepayers in D.C., largely because its corporate tax rate was slashed from 35 to 21 percent in GOP tax bill. — Martin Austermuhle (@maustermuhle) January […]

Blue States Turning To Tax Evasion Post GOP Tax Bill

Wait a minute, I thought Democrats were in love with higher taxes? And that they thought paying more in taxes was patriotic? Oh, right, right, this only applies to Other People paying more in taxes. Here’s the LA Times Editorial Board Losers in the GOP tax plan, blue states are unwisely turning to tax evasion […]

High Tax Democrat States Looking For Ways To Blunt Tax Law Or Something

Democrats have lots of ideas: none of them really seem to revolve around lowering the tax rate for their citizens, nor anything else that has caused these Blue states, like NJ and NY, to lose residents, leading to a loss of federal Representatives Democrats in High-Tax States Plot to Blunt Impact of New Tax Law […]

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