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Cuomo against ending local tax deduction

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Ending a longstanding local tax deduction on federal tax returns would cost taxpayers in the Capital Region an average of $2,900, according to the state Department of Taxation and Finance. Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke out Tuesday against the proposal, which was included in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal. “The proposals under consideration that would repeal or cap the deduction for state and local taxes would have severe consequences for taxpayers here in New York and ...

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April 17, 2013
5:42 a.m.

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You have to love this country but things have to change. We pay taxes on our taxes and surcharges on those taxes and Congress only looks for more revenue never ways to cut spending unless it is for Social Security. They have had their hands in the Social Security cookie jar for so long, for so much and now they want to give it to millions who never paid in so even more revenue is needed from an ever shrinking work force. Lets start by cutting retirement for Congress and The Senate unless you serve for 20 years to become eligible like most other jobs.

April 17, 2013
6:58 a.m.

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And then have a two term limit with no retirement.

April 17, 2013
10:23 p.m.

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coumo is just looking for votes do to his anti gun stance. gun owners, dont forget what the dems did when voting in the next election.