Taxes

A Tax Increase Is Still A Tax Increase

 DECEIVING THE PUBLIC NO MATTER WHAT YOU CALL IT A TAX INCREASE IS STILL A TAX INCREASE THE WATCHMAN
Is it us or has everyone else also noticed that politicians are a rare breed. They feel a certain amount of power over the people that they are suppo…

OCPA: A Public Letter to State Lawmakers

A Public Letter to State Lawmakers
Dear Lawmaker:

In the past few days a number of memos, emails and letters have been distributed regarding solutions to Oklahoma’s current budget challenge.

This is a sensitive time when well-intended people on all sides of the argument are working hard to create a satisfactory solution to a complex situation. You are to be congratulated and thanked for your service and willingness to tackle these difficult issues.

OCPA Responds to Sec. Doerflinger, Calls for Honesty in Budget Debate

  State Finance Secretary Preston Doerflinger this week “applauded” and then cast doubt on OCPA’s most recent budget recommendations. Secretary Doerflinger wrote, “OCPA calculates its savings as $413 million, but the majority of those savings go in the category of cost avoidance, not revenue creation.” In other words, Sec. Doerflinger conveys a clear preference for increasing taxation as opposed […]

Taxes, Taxes, EVERYWHERE - Governor Mary Fallin and Fellow Republican Taxaholics Are Not "Conservatives"

UPDATED with legislators opposed to the tax increase at the bottom of the post!

On the heels of her very exciting announcement that she had badgered Amazon.com into collecting sales tax from Oklahomans who buy from sellers using the platform, Governor Mary Fallin ended her 2017 State Of The State address, to a chorus of weeping, wailing and gnashing teeth from actual CONSERVATIVE Republicans in the audience. 
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A History Lesson from Nick Freitas on Taxation and the Economy

Shared on facebook February 19, 2017 over 10.5k views at time of posting (about 5 mins in length)

Statist politicians are too easily convinced of their own brilliance when it comes to “managing the economy”. They don’t seem to realize that the economy is us. The economy is made up of people, and those who would try to manage the economy through government force will always do so by trying to control people. #MakeMarketsFreeAgain

Nick Freitas is a husband, father, veteran, and Delegate for the 30th District of the Virginia House of Delegates. Website: NickJFreitas.com
Bloody Mary adds extreme taxation to her list of crimes in office; Will the people end this reign of terror?

ATTENTION OKLAHOMANS, PLEASE SHARE!
THIS IS EVERYTHING GOV FALLIN WANTS TO ADD A TAX TO STARTING JULY 1,2017:
Source: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services

Proposed service taxes via Scribd – NewsOK
Shown is a list of services Gov. Mary Fallin is proposing to tax and the amount of money each would generate for the state, cities and counties.

Shared via Finding Gems & Sharing Them – Bloody Mary adds extreme taxation to her list of crimes in office; Will the people end this reign of terror?

OTA Taking Your Tax Dollars From Oklahoma Schools

As we prayerfully prepare for another legislative session we cannot help but think of our schools, teachers and students and the fiscal challenges our school districts face. About 65 percent of your property tax funds the public school system. Since the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority does not pay property tax, for every home and business the OTA acquires, public school funds are lost, further worsening our current budget crisis.

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