StatePensionsPigAugust 3, 2013--The bankruptcy of the City of Detroit should be a lesson to all.  The primary reason for the demise of this once proud and economically powerful city is the 18 billion dollar debt in unfunded pension benefits for police and fire fighters.  Now fast forward to Florida.

flying-moneyJuly 19, 2013--Florida business organizations in favor of new laws to collect sales tax on items purchased online -- with offsetting tax cuts elsewhere -- touted a study Friday from renowned conservative economist Art Laffer showing that collecting the tax and implementing cuts would create as much as 107,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state.

mcsdJuly 6, 2013--On May 25, we published a column with proposals to the Martin County schools superintendent and School Board for cutting costs in some of the district’s high-cost centers before cuts are made in the staff and programs of lesser value. In advance of the publication of our column and the scheduled meeting of the board to consider cost-cutting measures, we sent a copy to the superintendent and board for their consideration.

scottJune 11, 2013-- Gov. Rick Scott has until June 25 to decide the fate of a bill representing a simmering argument between big business and local control. HB 655 would ban local governments from requiring employers to provide sick-leave benefits for their workers. Republican lawmakers unanimously passed the measure.

MCBOCCJune 22, 2013--America is a country of laws.  Some say too many laws.  Those who want to use these laws to make their case for social, economic, or political justice often test our legal system. Others use the law to harass and test the system beyond the means for which it was intended.  Here in Martin County we have a good example of where groups, who have agendas that are sometimes in question, are engaged in the endless pursuit of trying to impose their will on others, costing taxpayers dearly. 

IRSmoneyJune 6, 2013--Lawmakers pummeled the IRS on Thursday for spending millions of the taxpayer dollars it collected on lavish conferences, with one Republican calling the behavior "maliciously self-indulgent." 

The IRS was summoned to a House oversight hearing to explain how it blew through $50 million on conferences between 2010 and 2012, including spending more than $4 million on a single California

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Martin County Taxpayers Association
Quarterly Luncheon

July 11 • 12:00 p.m.

Sandhill Cove • 1500 S.W. Capri • Palm City • FL 34990

Martin County’s proposed one cent $ales tax
sarah heardGuest Speaker:
Comm Sarah Heard

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