The Gas Tax Fiasco: 6 Surprising and Little-Known Reasons Why the Taxes You Pay Keep Increasing While Road Quality Keeps Deteriorating

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Across the nation, gas taxes in many states keep increasing while the quality of roads and bridges keeps declining. Why? Here are 6 surprising and little-known reasons for the disparity: 1. The types and the amounts of gas tax vary widely from state to state. The federal component of the gas tax – which has remained constant since 1993 – …

Corruption: How Local Governments Use Taxpayer Dollars to Abuse Taxpayers

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When accountability for tax revenue expenditures is lacking, corruption and misuse of funds will abound. The temptation is just too great to resist… This is what’s happening in your city right now. It’s happening within local city governments across the nation. Let me explain… City, county and state government officials will often propose new tax measures, constitutional or city charter …

Mass Exodus: Why People Are Escaping Certain States [Video]

Craig Huey California, Taxation 4 Comments

Most Americans are celebrating lower taxes … but not necessarily wealthy taxpayers living in high-tax states. New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California are among those states seeing a mass exodus. Why? Because of the limitation of only a $10,000 federal tax deduction for state and local income taxes plus property taxes. Wealthy individuals with million dollar incomes and above …

Jobs vs. Government: Top 5 vs. Worst 5 States for Living

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Jobs and higher wages are easier to come by in some states than others … and entrepreneurs and business owners are able to grow their companies more easily and successfully in some states than in others. If you’re thinking about starting a new business, or if you’re wanting more and better job opportunities, consider moving to Wyoming, South Dakota, Alaska, …

Welfare: National Crisis Hurts Everyone

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently sent a report to Congress on the number of families receiving welfare benefits during FY 2015. The numbers are shocking … revealing that welfare is an epidemic affecting the economy of the entire nation. Here’s one example of a state with an out-of-control welfare crisis… Out of 4,170,107 families receiving assistance …

Tax Reform Warning to the Red States: Be Prepared for an Influx of Blue

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Warning to readers in Texas, Florida, Tennessee, Nevada, Arizona … And New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois and California. Readers who live in a no-tax or low-tax state like Texas, Tennessee and Florida can expect a lot of new people moving into their neighborhoods. Why? Because of the proposed new federal tax law changes. With the new tax law, anyone …

Good News: 10 Family-Friendly Surprises Hidden in GOP Tax Reform Bill

Craig Huey Economics, Taxation 2 Comments

Here are 10 family-friendly changes in President Trump’s Tax Reform bill you need to know about. While any of the provisions below could be modified or changed in the final bill, look at what’s proposed: Child Tax Credit will be doubled – great for families with kids. Contrary to what you may have heard, this bill is historic and will …