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Re: “Taxpayers stay silent on county tax rate,” Oct. 3, 2012 . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 15, 2012 4:07am
 
Eric....why should taxpayer's subsidize someone else's hobby.......yep, the small guy figured out how to get a bit of the gravy that the big guys have been enjoying for years. Small people have to be content with just a ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 14, 2012 2:35pm
 
Re farmers' subsidies....and they begrudge welfare benefits for a single mom. What a country.....

 
Alvin Charmaine  
October 14, 2012 12:36pm
 
Bob, i understand your point, thank you for the clarification.

 
Eric  
Floresville  
October 14, 2012 12:32pm
 
Alvin, the ag exemption is not going to change it's has become a tax loop hole for hobby farmers and real estate investment and family recreation centers. It no longer serves it's intended purpose. It should be done away with ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 14, 2012 11:27am
 
Inflation is the worse tax of all. What you purchased in 1970 for a dollar at the start of the worse inflation decade in my memory cost $2.12 in 1980. The US dollar lost over half its' value in just a short ten years. Those ... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
October 14, 2012 10:46am
 
Alvin, "Bob, what was your point?" My point was that you, like everyone else on the planet, should live in the 'now'. When you woke up this morning you found another day full of enough problems of the day. ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 14, 2012 10:38am
 
Alvin.....Some people scam the system by not really engaging in any type of profitable ag activity. Of course even small acreage engaged in real activity enhance our farming system. If we did not have an ag exemption, then large ... More ›

 
One Voice  
Floresville  
October 14, 2012 10:25am
 
Yep, I think it can be a scam. But, it takes holding at least 10 acreas for at least 5 years in order to qualify for AG exempt. And also - if you sell the property - those taxes will be paid by someone (either seller or buyer) ... More ›

 
Alvin Charmaine  
October 14, 2012 9:02am
 
Since we've been discussing taxes and property I wonder what the groups thoughts are on the AG exemption. PG reccommends, and many pele take advantage of this exemption to minimize taxes - however isnt this just another subsidy? ... More ›

 
4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
October 14, 2012 8:08am
 
Do you honestly think that OblameSomeoneElse really cares if the Fed's actions will weaken the economy and eventually create inflation? He knows that any inflation will happen 'AFTER THE ELECTION' and any other fall out will ... More ›

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