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North Dakota Approves Ballot Measure to Abolish Property Taxes

I realize that this has about as much chance as the proverbial snowball in Hell, but I liked the idea and I especially liked the headline. Government at all levels has always treated the tax PAYER as its own private … Continue reading

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Google Corporate Tax Rates Better Than Yours

What’s your federal tax rate?  What are you doing to keep it lower? We hear a lot of talk about corporate tax rates, and that the corporations get away with murder.  Well, some seem to manage better than others. Google … Continue reading

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California Taxes More; Gets Less

If you have ever wondered how government policies and actions affect our world, look no further than this story. The Mexican government has long buried its head in the sand about corruption and now is at risk of completely losing … Continue reading

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Home Prices Fall: More Drops Expected

Home prices in the U.S. fell 5.1 percent in November compared to a year earlier and are expected to go lower as the housing market struggles to seek its bottom.44 states showed declines compared to June with 18 states declining.  … Continue reading

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950,000 Must Repay Homebuyer Tax Credit

Half of the people that claimed the First Time Homebuyer tax credit will have to repay the government.  A lot of folks will be very unhappy to get this news. http://money.cnn.com/2010/09/09/real_estate/who_repays_tax_credit/ The Reno Real Estate Guide

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Nevada Public Sector Unions and Salaries

While many of us in the US have cut back on our spending governments and the public sector unions haven’t yet gotten the message.  This LVRJ editorial suggests that they might be soon getting a dose of reality.  And they … Continue reading

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LVRJ Examines the Tax Base

http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/the-tax-base-99299709.html Lefties want new taxes on nearly everything,  –  except for themselves, that is.  This LVRJ editorial examines the consequences of Oregon adding new taxes to businesses.  Their resulting revenue is significantly less than they expected.  However, conservatives had little … Continue reading

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