Why not outlaw tipping? The business raises prices, sales/restaurant tax is added, the server gets paid a reasonable wage and pays income tax on it. Should easily raise $65 million.
This is not how you stem the outward flow of your taxpayers.
Great [sarcasm], now I will have to buy garbage bags & pay sales tax on those. Hadn't bought garbage bag in over 20 years. Let's see how handling loose garbage works first.
Wouldn't all the taxpayer money that supports UCONN Football be better used toward every state politicians promise of academic excellence?
Time for full independence from the U.S.
The simple truth is that taxpayers try to leave, as non taxpayers flood into the state. Enough already!
With you Jules. Look at UCONN football. We pay a head coach, asst each, trainers, tutors, etc, etc. They also earn paid time off, medical, automatic pay raises, retirement, and bunches more. The facilities cost millions, sports equip costs big time. Travel, accommodations, meals etc. For …
Good idea to make taxpayers out of low wage workers, but how does this affect the retired workers living off SS? Puts them into the poverty ranks, that is how.
There goes the value of my $1200/month SS check I worked 40 years for, will be worth about $900 after the 4 1/2 years. So, high school dropouts get a living wage and those that worked a lifetime get dropped into poverty, A lot of votes being gained by this. Hope those min wage folks make eno…