Tag: Andrew Cuomo
McMahon pointed out that the number of local governments a county has doesn't matter. "It's the cost of the government services that drive up taxes," he said. "If you get rid of these special districts, you would still have to supply the services." Read More
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $142 billion budget proposal would cut taxes over the next several years by $2.2 billion. For fiscal watchdogs, one tax cut in particular stands out: a gradual eliminate of the estate tax, something most states don't have. Read More
E.J. McMahon, president of the fiscally conservative think tankThe Empire Center, says it's about time New York got in synch with the rest of the country, where many states have already eliminated the tax altogether. According to a report McMahon wrote for the Empire Center, two-thirds of all states—including California, Florida and Texas—have allowed their own estate taxes to disappear. New York is among the holdouts—one of 14 states that still tax estates. Read More
The Empire Center’s E.J. McMahon was joined by representatives of the state Farm Bureau and the National Federation of Independent Business at the Monday unveiling of a new report, “New York’s Death Tax: The Case for Killing It.” Read More
"...the Empire Center is the think tank that spent months trying to pry Covid data out of Mr. Cuomo's government, which offered a series of unbelievable excuses for its refusal to disclose...five months after it (the Empire Center) sued, Team Cuomo finally started coughing up some of the records." -Wall Street Journal, February 19, 2021
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