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Council opposes state tax legislation

SALEM

August 7, 2013

City council voted Tuesday to oppose pending state legislation for municipal income tax uniformity, stressing the city favors business and simplifying the tax process, but not at the expense of city......

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concerned

Aug-08-13 2:33 PM

You can't have your cake and eat it too. It typical political double talk!! They speak with forked tongue. They say out of one side of their mouth that they would like to give you a tax break, but then out of the other side they say we can't give up your money. All government is like a drug addict. They have to have a bigger and bigger tax fix and not willing to let go of any tax money that they have. Once they get it they think they are entitled to it.

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Truth101

Aug-07-13 1:14 PM

This is another example of our Republican governor screwing local communities. Less aid to schools prompting more levies and now he wants a piece of our local taxes.

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questioner

Aug-07-13 9:29 AM

Bob Tullis said "that the overall tax system does not favor business". So for years, businesses have paid more than their share, and Salem has gotten more as a result. While everyone wants business (and why wouldn't they) they do not want to fix what's been an uneven playing field because it will take away what has been "theirs". Entitlement. Yes, it's wrong, but if we make it right we will lose what we've been getting and we can Not have that! Entitlement. Relying on someone else to give you yours. Wrong.

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