(Mac Slavo, SHTFplan) Local governments want massive tax hikes to cover the costs of the economic terrorism they extracted on the entire population. Cities like Nashville, Tennessee plan to hike property taxes as much as 34% to cover the costs of their terrorism.
Have you had enough yet? Because too many are still taking this on the chin.
Historic job losses caused by government-mandated lockdowns that have fueled the downturn have also put the squeeze on city and state budgets. Washington sought to offset this with stimulus payments, additional unemployment benefits, business grants, and more, but now they want their money back in the form of massive tax hikes.
Any push to raise taxes too dramatically could hurt the economy even more, not to mention cause civil unrest. People are already living on the edge, and those lucky enough to still have jobs are living paycheck to paycheck.
But, if the government can get away with it from a passive and sleeping public, they’ll do it.
In Texas, Dallas lawmakers were considering a massive property tax hike of as much as 8 percent…
New York state lawmakers are pushing for income tax hikes for those who earn more than $5 million. In Seattle, a new measure approved by the City Council will add a tax on companies with at least $7 million in annual payroll…
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy warned that if the state does not borrow more money, he would “have no choice but to raise property taxes,” according to NJ.com…
These people look down at the public and think of us as nothing more than tax cattle and we are doing little to show we are anything but.