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Do you think the state of Kansas should cut income taxes this year?

Response Percent Votes
No
 
57% 517
Yes
 
35% 315
Do not know
 
7% 68
Total 900

Comments

Stain 1 year, 2 months ago

People are not going to move to Kansas because of income taxes - not when there are no jobs, and the schools are terrible and getting worse by the year.

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Stain 1 year, 2 months ago

Trickle-down does not work. Our schools are starving. Enough.

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jayhawklawrence 1 year, 2 months ago

I agree with your sentiments regarding seat belts.

Are we allowed to report the cops who are not wearing theirs?

A better alocation of resources would be along K10. ..and they should put a speed monitoring sign on the east side of town before someone gets killed.

We need better management and politics is the antithesis of good management.

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Liberty275 1 year, 2 months ago

Do not cut state income taxes, delete state income taxes and then downsize state government so it exists withing it's means.

If we have enough cops to send out on "seat belt surveillance" we have too many cops.

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CWGOKU 1 year, 2 months ago

You can't tax yourself to prosperity. When the number of people getting aid out numbers the number paying taxes to help them............

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AsherwhitE 1 year, 2 months ago

I see no evidence that 'trickle-down' (Laffer theory) works for the voters, but it may well work for the 1%. I learned in college economics that the best tax theory for the voters is the 'progressive tax structure.' Those who have the means should pay the greatest burden of taxes and those who cannot even make ends meet should not be required or expected to pay any taxes. Sales taxes and user taxes are the most unfair taxes and have nothing to do with ability to pay. Compassion is Wisdom and citizens must 'feed the poor, heal the sick and release the prisoners (who are not a threat to other citizens).'

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kernal 1 year, 2 months ago

The only Kansans who will really notice the difference in a tax reduction are those individuals with an annual gross income over $250,000 and corporations. For the rest of us it's a joke.

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rockchalk1977 1 year, 2 months ago

Yes... to help offset Obama's wealth redistribution agenda.

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toe 1 year, 2 months ago

Replace the income tax with a consumption tax. Those that save are rewarded. Those that spend pay taxes and gets stuff at a price including tax that better reflects the resources used. Especially tax food, alcohol, and sports entertainment.

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Cant_have_it_both_ways 1 year, 2 months ago

I would think a small business, that needs to replace or add some machinery or equipment, which in turn needs operators (Jobs), had the means to purchase that equipment, everyone wins. The new employees get a 30/hr week job (Due to Obamacare), and the manufacturer of that machinery or equipment the Kansas business owner can now afford, is one less piece of equipment from everyone in the plant losing their jobs.

It is pretty simple, if you control how to spend your hard earned cash thing are much better. It is when those who have nothing in the game, those who do not understand basic economics, or those who think the government knows better how to spend your cash are in charge things turn out the way they are now. No matter your political choice, we would all agree that the person who earned the money should be in charge of the way it is spent.

There is nothing wrong with acquiring wealth, unless you are the one that is not doing it.

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newmedia 1 year, 2 months ago

Wouldn't it be fun to know how the results of the poll correlate to the number of people who actually pay state income taxes?

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Larry Sturm 1 year, 2 months ago

How should a person feel making 30k and paying taxes working for some one making millions and doesn't pay any taxes

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sierraclub 1 year, 2 months ago

YES!! The working people need a break once in a while, Now, if the rich or anyone feel bad or guilty, you can always give extra on your own.

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