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Frank Gilbert on Tax Reform

 

 


Taxes should not be a form of punishment

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Higher taxes on the wealthy"?

A: Oppose. Taxes should not be a form of punishment.

Source: Email interview for 2014 AR Governor's race with OnTheIssues , Aug 6, 2014

Don't raise any taxes, and eliminate income tax

A debate question for the men: "What taxes would you raise or eliminate?"

Hutchinson: Won't raise any tax. Reduce individual income tax. Start with middle income folks who have been squeezed. My plan is prudent. Ross plan costs 6x's my plan.

Gilbert: Don't raise any tax. Eliminate individual income tax as soon as possible. Do away with corporate welfare. Eliminate any boards that can't justify existence. No income tax is fair to everybody. Eliminates need for minimum wage because everybody gets a raise.

Ross: Support lower tax rates. Nothing fair about tax rates. Will make changes just like Beebe did with grocery tax.

Drake: Those who make more should pay more in taxes to eliminate sales tax across state. Minimum wage needs to be raised.

Source: Arkansas Matters blog on 2014 AR gubernatorial race , Jul 11, 2014

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