By The Numbers

Tax Day: What It Would like Like If Tom Wolf Had His Way

In honor of tax day, below are some troubling statistics regarding what Pennsylvanians would have paid in additional taxes if Governor Wolf had been gotten his way on the budget the past three years. Fortunately, 2018 gubernatorial candidate was there to stop him. Wagner has voted against every single budget that has contained tax increases.

 

2015-2016 Budget

 

$4,500,000,000 – Amount of total tax increases Governor Wolf proposed that year

$1,425 –  Increase in taxes on a family of four from that budget proposal

*$4,275* – The total increase in taxes on a family of four that would have occured over four years

 

2016-2017 Budget

 

$2,700,000,000 – Amount of total tax increases Governor Wolf proposed that year

$850 – Increase in taxes on a family of four from that budget proposal

 

2017-2018 Budget

 

$1,000,000,000 – Amount of total tax increases Governor Wolf proposed that year

$315 –  Increase in taxes on a family of four from that budget proposal

 

Beginning in February, Pennsylvanians started receiving additional dollars in their paychecks due to President Trump’s tax cuts. Scott Wagner’s mission is to make sure the hardworking men and women in the Commonwealth hang on that extra money, not turn it right back over to Harrisburg where it will unnecessarily spent. That’s why Wagner will implement zero-based budgeting and get agency spending under control. When Wagner is in the Governor’s office, tax day is going to look a lot different.