Friday, April 12, 2013

"Rain" Tax?

We breathe.  Therefore, we owe.  That's the new slogan for these over-reaching zealots who say they represent us.  Give the Sanford City Council much longer and they will not only propose a "rain tax", but will blame it on Commissioner Womack as well.  

Seriously, get out of the mindset folks that this stuff won't happen in Lee Co...

Maryland decides to tax residents when it rains
A "storm management fee" will be imposed on Maryland residents by Gov. Martin O'Malley — meaning that Maryland is essentially going to tax the rain that falls on people’s property. 

MD Residents to Pay New “Rain Tax” For Rain That Falls on Their Property
The Maryland government, under direct order of Obama and the EPA will now begin taxing the state’s 10 largest counties according to the rain that falls on their property and the “impervious surfaces” on their land.  

Here’s What’s Included in Maryland’s Controversial ‘Rain Tax’ (It’s Exactly What It Sounds Like)
...........Fees will be calculated on the surface area of properties as the theory is that roofs, driveways and carparks create more potential for drainage problems and water contamination,” Metro explains. “Councils are supposed to determine how much to charge per square foot, but the fee depends on the size of the building and surrounding paved surfaces....” 

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