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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New York's Green Light Law - Allows Illegal Aliens To Get Driver’s Licenses

New York passed a law to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses earlier this year but it was held up by challenges.

Now it is set to take effect this week.

In typical leftist fashion, supporters claim this is going to somehow make New York’s roads safer for everyone.

Could it really be about voting?

FOX News reports:

Illegal immigrants to be able to get driver’s licenses in NY after legal challenge fails.

Illegal immigrants in New York will able to obtain driver’s licenses starting next week after a last-minute legal challenge was dismissed — making it the 13th state to allow the practice, but one that critics say is unconstitutional.

The Green Light Law, signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, allows anyone to apply for a driver’s license regardless of immigration status and does not require a Social Security number.

Illegal immigrants can use a combination of documents that include a valid passport from a foreign country and a valid foreign driver’s license, as long as it has been expired for less than two years.

“After waiting 18 years to have their right to drive restored, thanks to our legislature, New York can now officially join 12 other states in making driver’s licenses legally available to all residents,” New York Immigration Coalition Executive Director Steve Choi said in a statement this week, arguing that it will make roads safer and the economy stronger.

County clerks in New York have concerns and are sounding an alarm.

CBS News in Albany reports:

County clerks concerned by loopholes in Green Light law.

Undocumented immigrants now have the green light to get a driver’s license in New York…but several county clerks in the Capital Region are concerned.

Saratoga County Clerk Craig Hayner said, “We found that everything we were concerned about as far as fraud and all sorts of other things are in that bill, in that regulation and we’re very concerned.”

Hayner tells CBS6’s Lynsey Smith there are a few loopholes in the Green Light Law.

Loopholes, such as a person coming in to get their license and not having to provide their social security number.

“That could lead to criminals coming from other states, coming in and use that as a way to defraud by just simply saying they don’t have a social security number…and that’s a very dangerous loophole,” replied Hayner.

Does anyone believe this is going to make New York safer or that this is really about driving?

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