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Taxpayers to get $111
credit due to surplus

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:hoosier observer, 11/21/2012 2:58:01 PM

Indiana taxpayers will receive a $111 credit on their state income tax returns next year as the state distributes part of its budget surplus. Gov. Mitch Daniels on Wednesday announced the credit that will be $222 for couples filing joint returns. The credit represents the automatic taxpayer refund plan that Daniels pushed through the state Legislature last year.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stencil, 11/21/2012 3:06:21 PM     (No. 9028043)

Mitch was my pick to get the GOP nod but it was not to be.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Davids918, 11/21/2012 3:21:02 PM     (No. 9028060)

We had one of those in California in the early 1980´s, but the Democrats vowed, and Willie Brown in particular, to never let that happen again, and it hasn´t.

This is an idea that Republicans can galvanize the populace - gov´t is okay, but it should be well-run, effective, efficient (utilize bulk buying of products and services, and responsible.

Who´s against that?

Takes away a Dem issue when it´s acknowledged Republicans support gov´t, and gov´t workers, but not simply inefficient government.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: jalo1951, 11/21/2012 3:48:06 PM     (No. 9028096)

I voted for Mitch twice. Thanks for returning tax payer money to the tax payer. I would like to suggest if you think this is a bad idea then refuse to accept it when you file. Or write a check to your local school if you don´t think they get enough and carelessly spend a lot. I wonder how many people will refuse the credit? Not many I bet.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: runningdoc, 11/21/2012 4:02:47 PM     (No. 9028115)

I am so glad to live in a state with a Republican Governor who can count and understood business! Whenever I visit my friends in California they sometimes make fun of me for living in a state of mostly cornfields. I then ask them what their tax rate is and did´t I hear that you have a budget deficit this year? And didn´t I read that your state has the highest poverty rate of all States in the Union. They general smile and quit mentioning our cornfields.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: AltaD, 11/21/2012 4:05:23 PM     (No. 9028118)

#3, have you been reading my email? (Joking)

I just received an email from my liberal sister-in-law saying it´s only $9.25 a month and she´d prefer the surplus went to hire more teachers because classrooms are overcrowded. I just rolled my eyes and hit "delete".

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Subal, 11/21/2012 4:07:19 PM     (No. 9028126)

These dog gone republicans----giving money back to the sheeple.

They need to come out here to CA to see how to really screw the tax payers!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Feebie, 11/21/2012 4:20:11 PM     (No. 9028142)

should read: government takes $111 LESS of taxpayers money.

The philosophy is all wrong here. It´s our money to begin with.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: volksford, 11/21/2012 4:31:02 PM     (No. 9028156)

Hey # 5 ask your lib sister in law how much of that 9.25 she thinks will get to the students after the government and school administrators get their cut !

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 11/21/2012 6:59:37 PM     (No. 9028356)

#5 - If my sister-in-law sent me email like that I would just mark it as "spam" and never hear from her again.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: geekrunner, 11/21/2012 7:18:14 PM     (No. 9028370)

Mrs geek and I will certainly enjoy the extra money. I am also looking forward to great things from our new governor-elect Pence!

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