2008: “I can make a firm pledge. Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.” 2010 (bolding mine): …since any Social Security plan would probably preserve benefits for those nearing retirement, it would not help the administration | Read More »
Democrats in Wisconsin trying to extend, bloat cell phone tax.
There are merely taxes that people pay attention to, and then there are taxes that people forget about. And once they forget about them, the government can safely and quietly make them permanent. Wisconsin’s cell phone tax is a case in point: In 2003, the state created the cell phone tax to upgrade 911 response services. When the upgrade was done, it left a balance | Read More »