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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Sep 25, 2014. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Most local governments in the United States impose a property tax as a principal source of revenue. This tax may be imposed on real estate or personal property. The tax is nearly always computed as the fair market value of the property times an assessment ratio times a tax rate. Values are determined by local officials, and may be disputed by property owners. A primary advantage of a property tax over a sales tax or income tax is that the revenue always equals the tax levy, unlike the other taxes, which can result in shortfalls producing budget deficits. The property tax always produces the required revenue for municipalities' tax levies. Property owners, especially seniors, believe the tax is unfair and does not represent the owner's ability to pay. See recent property tax news
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Cut military spending by a lot and adopt a european tax system (denmark, finland, sweden, etc.) we would be able to afford almost every financial problem by cutting military spending. 2 years ago from a Green in Hilo, HI
No, sales taxes are regressive, falling most heavily on those least able to pay. However, property taxes should be restructured to a sliding scale similar to an equitable income tax rate based on property value. 4 years ago from a Green in Harwich Center, MA
No, sales taxes disproportionately affect the poor relative to property taxes. 4 years ago from a Green in Galveston, TX
Property taxes are used primarily for funding public schools. Sales tax increases are regressive and would put an unequal burden for funding public schools on the poor and middle class, who spend most of or all of, their income. Public school funding... 4 years ago from a Green in Calabasas, CA
There is no property tax in my state. 4 years ago from a Green in Sisseton, SD
Yes, and decrease government spending especially for military. The US spends more on military than all other countries combined. This should not be necessary. 4 years ago from a Green in Monument, CO
Yes, but I would prefer a substantially higher income tax, then lower taxes all around; with the exception for taxes on the use of a government service(IE, fuel tax to fund the roads). 4 years ago from a Green in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
State level taxes should be removed, Federal government should pay for everything as to not penalize those who live in low income areas with lower quality public resources. 4 years ago from a Green in Greenfield, IN
Yes, I believe we should move to a more VAT Based tax system like Europe, and eliminate property taxing, it is an unfair practice that can drastically change because of what people build in a particular area. If there is to be a property tax it should... 4 years ago from a Green in Portland, TX