Small business owner sees costs increasing if margin tax passes, even through his business doesn’t meet $1 million threshold
Randy and Kathalynn Thwing may have to pick up their lives and move out of the state they’ve called home since the ‘80s if voters approve the margin tax this November, even though their long-time business wouldn’t be directly subjected to the tax.
Empowered parents contribute to an educated workforce.
Teachers’ dues payments to the union are regularly used to further political and social agendas that may conflict with the personal views and convictions of individual members.
Campaign finance reports reveal that almost all funding to support the proposed margin tax has come from Nevada teachers.
Las Vegas Metro for the last year has loudly lobbied public officials for a sales tax increase and — claiming poverty — has even reduced its public law-enforcement activity. All the while, however, the department was also gifting Culinary Union Local 226 with over $195,000 worth of free police services.
The annual independent audit of the Nevada Public Employees Retirement System’s financials will be conducted by a firm that recently agreed to pay a city in Illinois $35 million after it failed to notice that the city’s comptroller had embezzled nearly $54 million from taxpayers over the 20 years during which the firm was conducting independent audits.
It’s not often NPRI agrees with the AFL-CIO, but in the case of the economic problems that would come from the proposed margin tax, it seems everyone except the Nevada State Education Association understands the tax is terrible idea.
A Nevada business owner says the margin tax could put her long-time construction company out of business if it passes.
Thirty-five Reno firefighters and their families, as well as all city residents, are about to experience the pain that is the inevitable result of unsustainable salary and benefit increases.