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Sandy-Ravaged New Jersey
Families Face $6,933 Tax Hike
in Fiscal Cliff Stalemate

Cybercast News Service, by Christopher Goins

Original Article

Posted By:Drive, 11/22/2012 12:47:10 PM

Families in Hurricane Sandy-ravaged New Jersey will face the highest tax increase as a percentage of their income – 6.82% or about $6,933 more in taxes -- if Congress does not reach an agreement on the fiscal cliff tax issues during the lame-duck session, according to an analysis by the Tax Foundation. In its study of how the fiscal cliff would affect typical families in each state, the Tax Foundation reports that if the numerous tax provisions that are due to expire on Dec. 31 are not changed, a

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Drudge reports-OWN IT: Top 5 States to be Hit Hardest by 2013 Tax Increases -- Supported Obama!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: youngtexan, 11/22/2012 12:55:58 PM     (No. 9029491)

No sympathy from me.


Reply 2 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 11/22/2012 1:11:34 PM     (No. 9029508)

For some reason, my ´Give-a-Darn´ meter is busted...


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/22/2012 1:18:26 PM     (No. 9029516)

I was very happy to see Obama´s tax increases hit blue states the hardest.

I voted for Obama because he cares about me. Yeehaw.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/22/2012 1:42:51 PM     (No. 9029541)

As you sow, so you reap.


Reply 5 - Posted by: jir, 11/22/2012 1:55:58 PM     (No. 9029559)

We live in NJ. Our property tax is currently $8000 a year for our tiny home. Most of it goes to wages and benefits for teachers. Not for the children as they would have you believe. My husband and I vote straight Republican and always have. If this is true, we will lose our home, we are just making it now.


Reply 6 - Posted by: strike3, 11/22/2012 1:58:27 PM     (No. 9029560)

New Jersey still has a little way to go before they are even with the good folks of Kalifornia in living in a liberal utopia, but not much. When the state needs that much from a citizen to survive, it´s time to replace the state because they are legally robbing you.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Grambo, 11/22/2012 2:18:56 PM     (No. 9029576)

All together now, Socialism Doesn’t Work.

Those who vote Democrat in NJ and CA get the government they deserve. Welcome to Realville.

The Mayan Calendar foresaw the takers out-voting the makers.

Romney said, “If you want free stuff, vote for the other guy.” The people did.

Unfortunately, there ain’t no free lunch.

Have a good four years, takers.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 11/22/2012 2:20:58 PM     (No. 9029579)

Yeah, but about that money -- "they didn´t earn it."

Right, Stinky?


Reply 9 - Posted by: xcenturion, 11/22/2012 2:44:14 PM     (No. 9029604)

Am I supposed to feel sorry for these blue staters? For those of you that put the Democrats in power, you own it now baby.


Reply 10 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 11/22/2012 3:06:29 PM     (No. 9029627)

For those of us who live in New Jersey and voted Republican, this is not good news.


Reply 11 - Posted by: kenecarroll, 11/22/2012 3:07:23 PM     (No. 9029628)

Ha! Ha! Ha! All I can say to all you losers in N.J. You deserve everything that YOU VOTED for....Ha! Ha! Ha!


Reply 12 - Posted by: devnull, 11/22/2012 3:32:35 PM     (No. 9029653)

Elections have consequences; remember that you won.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: antidem, 11/22/2012 3:50:19 PM     (No. 9029674)

No sorrow for the libs who vote tax increases on "the other guy". That said, the way property taxes are assessed is criminal.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 11/22/2012 7:22:20 PM     (No. 9029857)

They got the "blue state blues" - how´s that hope and change workin´ out for ya, New Jersey?


Reply 15 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/22/2012 7:31:16 PM     (No. 9029862)

I left NJ many years ago, and have no regrets. I feel sorry for the Repuvlicans in that state, but they saw the handwriting on the wall, just as I did.
PS
Where are all the news stories on the Sandy aftermath? The suffering, the failure of gov´t, FEMA etc.
Has NJ been healed by Obama the Great?


Reply 16 - Posted by: bob913, 11/23/2012 2:26:07 AM     (No. 9030113)

My cousins very liberal husband said tonight that the higher taxes from the federal gov´t and here in California were the price of freedom....

His brother in law had been talking to him about how much his taxes are going up on his business he has. Didn´t make a dent with the liberal.

My cousin walked by me and said there was a socialist in the other room : )



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