Taxation

Fear and Stagnation: Democrat Leadership

The New Hampshire legislature this session has spent its time denouncing and dismantling the system that has given the state the New Hampshire advantage. They have rejected the low tax, low unemployment, free enterprise system they were left. What has the NH legislature done? The Democrats have pushed greater government control. They are instituting greater …

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NH House Budget Takes A Lot of Money From Your Household Budget

The New Hampshire budget takes a bite out of your household budget The House budget that came to the floor Thursday 4/11/19 will increase spending by over $1.5 billion. The result of the profligate spending is that this budget is forced to also include $417 million in new taxes. Comparatively, what this means is that …

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Let’s remind people why we split from King George and beat the Redcoats

Only $15 (down from $22.95) – isn’t competition and Capitalism grand? No, this is not an ad by Libertarian COuntry on the ‘Grok.  Rather, it’s a reminder of how far stalwart Liberty loving Americans (as opposed to the Berni-bros and Ocasio-Cortez’ers slouching to Socialism) were willing to stand up to abusers and oppressors.  Taxation for a limited …

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GrokTV Special Interview-NH State Senator Andy Sanborn (District 9) – Question 4: Administrative based taxes: have all taxes, fees, and fines set by the Legislature?

Increasingly, we see NH State Agencies setting their own level of taxation (fees, fines, et al) outside of authorization of the Legislature.  It is the Executive Branch to self-fund and making itself independent of the taxation authority of the Legislature.  And of course, it goes without saying that while Legislators are accountable to the voters, …

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Nothing Like A “Veto Day” To Bring Out Liberal Concern For Overtaxation

“The same undisciplined government spending and social engineering that has undermined our economy over the past 30 years has also been tearing at the social fabric of this land.”   —Stockwell Day The New Hampshire House and Senate will vote today  to override Governor John Lynch’s veto of two bills that sought to  allow Granite …

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Smoke Em After You Buy Em…In New Hampshire

First the basics. Wyler thinks cutting the tax by a buck a carton will actually increase revenue by attracting more out of state traffic. Ken is correct. A larger cut would be better, but I guess we can crawl before we walk. And with that in mind, lets review why it will raise more revenue. And I’m not even going to have to go very far for a decent flashback.