We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.— Milton Friedman
Grateful Tax Increases quotations
Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.
We need to work together, on a bipartisan basis, to create new jobs, increase job training, enact real and substantive middle class tax relief, and reward companies that create jobs at home.
Trickle down economics is a fraud. Giving tax breaks to the rich and large corporations does not create jobs. It simply makes the rich richer, enlarges the deficit and increases income and wealth inequality. We need economic policies which benefit working families, not the billionaire class.
The Pain of Separation Increases the Love in You.
The story of Detroit's bankruptcy was simple enough: Allow capitalism to grow the city, campaign against income inequality, tax the job creators until they flee, increase government spending in order to boost employment, promise generous pension plans to keep people voting for failure. Rinse, wash and repeat.
I can make a firm pledge, under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.
I believe in a graduated income tax on big fortunes, and in .
. . a graduated inheritance tax on big fortunes, . . . increasing rapidly in amount with the size of the estate.
Running away from any problem only increase the distance from the solution. The easiest way to escape from the problem is to solve it.
Our party has been accused of fooling the public by calling tax increases 'revenue enhancement'. Not so. No one was fooled
It seems to me that instead of cutting taxes, we ought to be increasing the taxes to pay off the deficit, rather than let that thing build up to the point where our grandchildren's grandchildren are going to be paying for our period of time and our years at the helm.
Revenues should be increased not by increasing the tax rates on the individual but by building a bigger economy for everybody.
Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.
It is increasingly clear that no matter what party is in power, so long as our national security needs keep rising, an economy hampered by restrictive tax rates will never produce enough jobs or enough profits.
Deficits mean future tax increases, pure and simple.
Deficit spending should be viewed as a tax on future generations, and politicians who create deficits should be exposed as tax hikers.
Democrats believe we should renew our commitment to creating tax credits for hybrid vehicles, increasing fuel efficiency standards for cars, and investing in ethanol, biofuel, hydrogen fuel cell technology.
If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a country based on Christian values, because you don't
You will not see any of your taxes increase one single dime.
But let me perfectly clear, because I know you'll hear the same old claims that rolling back these tax breaks means a massive tax increase on the American people: if your family earns less than $250,000 a year, you will not see your taxes increased a single dime. I repeat: not one single dime.
In liberal logic, if life is unfair then the answer is to turn more tax money over to politicians, to spend in ways that will increase their chances of getting reelected.
The whole trouble with the Republicans is their fear of an increase in income tax, especially on higher incomes. They speak of it almost like a national calamity. I really believe if it come to a vote whether to go to war with England, France and Germany combined, or raise the rate on incomes of over $100,000, they would vote war.
The tax rate increases reduce economic growth;
they shrink the pie; they cause more poverty, more despair, more unemployment, which are all things government is trying to alleviate with spending.
There has been no organized effort to keep government down since Jefferson's day. Ever since then the American people have been bolstering up its powers and giving it more and more jurisdiction over their affairs. They pay for that folly in increased taxes and diminished liberties.
If a tax cut increases government revenues, you haven't cut taxes enough.
Today, and I'm very strongly against tax increases.
Our government has made a whole lot of promises that, in the long run, it cannot possibly keep without huge tax increases.
Only now are increasing numbers of political and social scientists beginning to realize that Kelso's theories provide a private-property-based alternative to the imminent passage of a government-distributed "guaranteed income" or "negative income tax."
I believe that there should be a very much heavier progressive tax on very large incomes, a tax which should increase in a very marked fashion for the gigantic incomes.
War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end; it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes.
It has always amazed me how tax cuts don't work until they take effect.
Mr. Obama's experience with deferred tax rate increases will be the reverse. The economy will collapse in 2011.
Failure to properly control our borders costs citizens in many ways: schools become overcrowded, medical resources are stretched too thin, other government services are overtaxed, and taxes increase further.
One man should not be afraid of improving his posessions, lest they be taken away from him, or another deterred by high taxes from starting a new business. Rather, the Prince should be ready to reward men who want to do these things and those who endeavour in any way to increase the prosperity of their city or their state.
If you don't get spending under control, eventually you're going to have a big tax increase.
An energy tax punishes senior citizens, it punishes rural Americans, if you use electricity it punishes you. This bill will increase your cost of living and may kill your job.
Democrats are not about to nominate anyone who backs the tax cut, and Americans are not going to elect anyone who favors a tax increase.
In the middle of a recession no tax increase is justified because it kills jobs, and any tax increase is a job-killing measure and should be defeated.
Tax increases appear to have a very large sustained and highly significant negative impact on output.
Our estimates suggest that a tax increase of 1 percent of GDP reduces output over the next three years by nearly 3 percent. The effect is highly significant.
Look, only in Washington is not raising taxes considered a tax cut.
Nobody's getting a tax cut here. We're not cutting taxes. We're preventing tax increases from occurring.
Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected an increase in the minimum wage. They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires, but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income.