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Category: Voices of NYS Taxpayers
As I have been known to do from time to time on this blog, I think it is important to share what other people are saying about issues that are important to us. Today, that special guest is EJ McMahon from the Empire Center for New York State Policy (http://www.empirecenter.org/). Please take a moment to […]
Guest Blog by: R.W. Ball Did you know that NYS will borrow up to $2B from taxpayers over the next 3 years through tax credit deferrals included in the revenue package? No, I did not know. As bankrupt as NY is, that should disqualify borrowing. A debt buyer should recognize that the full faith and […]
Guest Blog by: C. Ulanowski New York residents must realize that actions speaks louder than words. We often complain about how dysfunctional the NYS government is, and how we as taxpayers face economic distress, because of inaction by Albany on real problem solving. However, we as residents and taxpayers, have a long tradition of accepting […]
There is a funny thing that happens in Albany around budget time. There are pieces of legislation that are hiding in the bushes that end up being a tax on you and I. Some taxes are in your face, while others get to you in a more circuitous route. And just remember, that even though […]
Unshackle Upstate doesn’t work on behalf of ourselves as an organization, or our own thoughts and ideals, but rather is about listening to and echoing the thoughts and concerns of YOU, the taxpayer. So I wanted to personally respond to some of the comments I’ve been seeing from all of you on the Unshackle Upstate Facebook page.