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  •  Sure it is (0+ / 0-)

    NY has a personal income tax, right?
    And personal property taxes?

    And workers at these corporations will patronize other businesses that do pay taxes, right?

    Even paying zero taxes, business moving to your locality is a huge win.

    (-5.50,-6.67): Left Libertarian
    Leadership doesn't mean taking a straw poll and then just throwing up your hands. -Jyrinx

    by Sparhawk on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 05:52:57 PM PST

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    •  gLibertarian talking points- got any real cites? (0+ / 0-)

      Cutting corporate taxes to zero harms states, not helps them, whether you're talking targeted incentives or overall lower taxes.

      States need taxes to fund infrastructure and educating the workforce. Pushing all of that load onto individuals without correspondingly increasing their income is a way to suck money from people upwards to mainly already-wealthy shareholders. In other words, it just accelerates income and wealth inequality.

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