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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?

The Immorality of New Taxation

Jason Murphey ThumbnailOver the past few days Oklahomans have been rightly alarmed by the late session, last minute tax increase attempts. This includes a tax increase proposal from House leaders to create a new tax on “services”. Oklahoma law has historically held services harmless from direct taxation. Those who provide services must already pay income tax on their earnings. The politicians are now suggesting th…

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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 […]

Fallin pushes $1.7B sales tax hike  -- Is she really a Republican?

Mary Fallin’s proposed sales tax hike. Can’t read all the newly taxed areas?
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In her State of the State speech on Monday, Governor Mary Fallin unveiled her budget plan for FY2018. One of her proposals to close the budget gap was to dramatically expand Oklahoma sales tax collections to include services, something which has never been done as far as I’ve been able to find.

Mike McCarville of the McCarville Report said “it appears Governor Fallin wants to tax everything that isn’t nailed down,” and pointed out that Fallin is proposing “massive taxation with 164 new levies“.

According to Fallin’s estimates, applying sales tax to services would bring in $1,703,879,742 (that’s 1.7 Billion dollars with a B) to government coffers.