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Thom Tillis on Tax Reform

 

 


2017 tax cuts were "historic tax reform"

Q: Support administration's $1.9 trillion (2017) tax cuts?

Thom Tillis: Yes. Called the tax cuts "historic tax reform that will lead to bigger paychecks for hard-working Americans."

Cal Cunningham: No. Overwhelmingly benefits "the largest corporations and the ultra-wealthy while leaving middle-class and poor behind."

Source: CampusElect survey of 2020 North Carolina Senate race , Sep 30, 2020

FactCheck: Kept sales tax at 3% on yachts & jet owners

Claim: "Tillis sliced and diced education, creating chaos in our classrooms and hurting middle-class families, while giving tax breaks to yacht and jet owners."

Who made it: Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

The facts: The sales tax break has been around for decades, and it was maintained in budgets Sen. Kay Hagan helped write and pass when she was in the state Senate. When the GOP overhauled the state's tax code in 2013, it did away with some tax breaks but kept those. The maximum sales tax on yachts and jets, by the way, is 3 percent of the purchase price.

Source: News-Observer PacWatch & FactCheck on 2014 N.C. Senate race , Oct 4, 2014

Repeal estate tax, except real estate & residents

Tillis voted YEA on HB 101: Repeals the State Estate Tax. Bill Passed House, 82-37. Highlights:
Source: N.C. House voting records (Votesmart 2013-2014 synopses) , May 8, 2013

Pro-tax cuts, according to CC survey.

Tillis supports the Christian Coalition survey question on tax cuts

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Make Federal Income Tax Cuts Permanent ?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-11A on Sep 10, 2020

Other candidates on Tax Reform: Thom Tillis on other issues:
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