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Originally posted by miraclerock
at least in my state I have had at least 5 or 6 new taxes on random things that means I am paying more than ever before,
Originally posted by Crakeur
that there is the issue. all those new state imposed taxes are for your state, not the feds. NYS raised their taxes so I am now paying an extra 1% (roughly 11.5% total) to the state and city. That money stays here and doesn't help the feds. If the state and city can raise their taxes, the fed can too. sure, it sucks and isn't fair but they can do it, especially when they have little other choice.
Originally posted by DEEZNUTZ
Higher taxes are inevitable in the US as you've had unrealistic tax rates for the last 20 years. Your spineless leaders know that raising taxes isn't good for re-election so they used the Credit Card to pay for everything. We'll we all know that you can't do that forever. Without a massive reduction in spending at the State and Federal level, higher taxes are coming.