Ocasio-Cortez vows to raise taxes while refusing to pay her own

 The socialist superstar owes the Internal Revenue Service $1,870 in business tax through a company she founded.

 According to Fox News:https://www.foxnews.com/politics/company-founded-by-ocasio-cortez-i...

Brook Avenue Press, a company she founded in 2012 to publish children’s books in The Bronx, owes the state $1,870.36 in corporate taxes, public records show.

The state slapped the company with a warrant on July 6, 2017, two months after Ocasio-Cortez announced her candidacy to run against Democratic incumbent Joe Crowley for the district that encompasses parts of Queens and The Bronx.

The state requires businesses to pay a corporation tax on a sliding scale based on revenue. The minimum payment last year was $25.

“The company probably got numerous letters from the state and probably ignored them,” one New York City accountant theorized.

Americanthinker.com reports: So like her fellow New Yorker Leona Helmsley, who went to jail for not paying her taxes, paying taxes is for “little people.” But as Ocasio-Cortez informed us earlier, she’s “the boss.”

 It’s not even a high amount that she’s thumbing her nose at, and on her congressional salary, she’s easily got the money to pay it.

She just doesn’t — which calls to mind what a hypocrite she is.

 Her mom fled New York to avoid its punitive tax rate, and that didn’t make a dent on her. Now she’s calling for a 70% top rate in taxation on the “tippy top” of income-earners to pay for her “green new deal,” which would hardly cover it if it were, God forbid, enacted, meaning that that tippy top she babbles about would soon extend down the food chain fast, meaning huge tax hikes for everyone.

 But obviously, not her. It just goes to show how ignorant she is of how the world works — or, more likely, how she exempts herself from the lifestyles she would impose on others. She doesn’t even pay her piddly taxes under the current regime.

https://newspunch.com/ocasio-cortez-raise-taxes-refuse-pay-hers/

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SICK: New Jersey Awarded $3.8 Million In Financial Aid To Illegal Aliens


 A local news report revealed that the state of New Jersey awarded $3.8 million in financial aid to illegal immigrants during the 2018-2019 school year.

According to a report from NJ.com, the state of New Jersey gave $3.8 million in financial aid to 749 illegal immigrant students in the last academic year. More than a quarter of the funding went to 328 illegal immigrants that attend Rutgers University.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law last year that allowed illegal immigrants to apply for financial aid. Prior to the signing, illegal immigrants were permitted to apply to pay in-state tuition at public universities but they were not eligible for financial aid.

Murphy, who supports the spending, hit back at Republican critics by arguing that giving financial aid to illegal immigrants is compatible with American values.

“I’d even invite any of those folks who have that attitude, beginning with our president, to come on into this room and allow me or any of us to say, ‘This is the United States of America,’” Murphy said at the time.

David J. Socolow, executive director of the state’s Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, defended the state’s decision to offer financial aid to illegal immigrants.

“This financial assistance offers these New Jersey students a life-changing opportunity,” Socolow said in a brief comment.“The successes of these first 513 students, who are now attending county colleges, state colleges and universities, and independent institutions around the state, will have a positive impact on countless additional lives.”

According to the report, there is currently no limit on the amount of illegal immigrant students that are permitted to receive financial aid from the state of New Jersey. State lawmakers forecast that they will spend approximately $5 million on financial aid for illegal immigrants each year.

Video: Flashback: NJ Governor signs bill allowing free tuition for illegal immigrants

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