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Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 02-20-2019 at 09:12:46 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • New Yorkers voting with their feet
  • By Richard W. Rahn - - Monday, February 18, 2019
    ANALYSIS/OPINION:

    Last week, there was the pitiful scene of Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York begging President Trump to restore a tax provision which unfairly benefitted New Yorkers. It seems that many high-income New Yorkers have been moving their tax homes to Florida, undermining the New York tax base.

    Those who live in New York City may be paying state and local income tax rates, in addition to the federal tax, of over 12 percent, giving some an overall tax burden of approximately 50 percent. Florida imposes no state and local income taxes in addition to the federal income tax — yet Florida is booming, with a budget surplus, while New York is mired in debt. Only 50 years ago, New York had four times the population of Florida, and now Florida is larger than New York.

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    J4nss(WNY)    Posted 02-20-2019 at 18:22:14 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: New Yorkers voting with their feet
  • We hope to be out of here in a couple years. Western new York is a beautiful place to live but the taxes, fees and gun laws will drive us closer to our kids and grandkids in Georgia.

    Dean    Posted 02-20-2019 at 13:41:51 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I heard that AOC just moved to DC....

    Dean

    J52J    Posted 02-20-2019 at 17:26:38 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • She ended up moving into a luxury apartment building with a wide array of amenities where rent for even a studio apartment exceeds $2,000 a month. The Washington Free Beacon is not disclosing the exact building Ocasio-Cortez lives in due to safety concerns expressed by her office.

    Her office pushed back against the notion that it was hypocritical for Ocasio-Cortez, who has made housing affordability one of her top policy concerns, to move into a luxury building. A spokesman pointed out that her office also uses a car with an “internal combustion engine that runs on fossil fuels,” even though she thinks their use should be eliminated.

    J52J/Jess

    J52J    Posted 02-20-2019 at 17:45:25 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • One other thing: Poor people not allowed in AOC’s luxury apartment complex

    Dean    Posted 02-20-2019 at 20:08:31 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • It couldn't possibly have a wall or gate....

    Dean

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