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Josh Mandel on Tax Reform

 


I'm proud to pledge for lower taxes

Brown criticized Mandel for signing a pledge not to raise taxes, saying it would handcuff him in making budget decisions to balance the budget and reduce the federal debt. He said it ran counter to Mandel's pledge not to be beholden to any interest group.

"I'm proud to stand up for lower taxes," Mandel said, adding that he would do anything to "lower taxes across the board for the middle class and for job creators."

Source: Cincinnati.com coverage of 2012 Ohio Senate debate , Oct 15, 2012

Eliminate the death tax; it's an unjust double taxation

Mandel called for the loosening of regulations on farmers and elimination of the so-called "death tax," which he said was an unjust double taxation that stole money from hardworking farmers.

Mandel's priorities were a threat to the middle class, a Sherrod Brown spokesman said, citing the candidate's failure to support the auto bailout, which the Brown campaign said saved 850,000 Ohio jobs.

Source: Dayton Daily News on 2012 Ohio Senate debate , Sep 4, 2012

Stop spending; ban bailouts

The Senate Conservatives Fund only supports candidates who have the courage to:
Source: 2012 endorsee questionnaire from Senate Conservatives Fund , Jun 6, 2012

Opposes increasing tax rates.

Mandel opposes the CC Voters Guide question on tax rates

Christian Coalition publishes a number of special voter educational materials including the Christian Coalition Voter Guides, which provide voters with critical information about where candidates stand on important faith and family issues. The Christian Coalition Voters Guide summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Increasing federal income tax rates"

Source: Christian Coalition Voter Guide 12-CC-q11a on Oct 31, 2012

Supports eliminating the inheritance tax.

Mandel supports the CC Voters Guide question on the inheritance tax

Christian Coalition publishes a number of special voter educational materials including the Christian Coalition Voter Guides, which provide voters with critical information about where candidates stand on important faith and family issues. The Christian Coalition Voters Guide summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Permanent elimination of the "Death Tax""

Source: Christian Coalition Voter Guide 12-CC-q11b on Oct 31, 2012

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