John Kasich on Taxes

Last Updated : Aug 17, 2010

Summary

Congressman Kasich is a strong supporter of balanced budgets and lower taxes. While in office, he spearheaded the Republican efforts to balance the budget in the middle and late 1990's. He is an outspoken advocate for lowering the income tax in Ohio and on a national level, and lowering spending to maintain a balanced budget. 

 

The Income Tax

 

The Ohio Income Tax

 

Balancing the Budget

 

Campaign Website Statements

 

Voting Record

Marriage Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2000

In 2000, the house voted on a bill to fix the marriage penalty tax. The bill increased the standard deduction for married taxpayers and increased the deducitons for the 15 percent bracket. The bill got wide support in the vote and passed with only 1/3 of the Democrats opposing it. The bill was vetoed by the President.

Death Tax Elimination Act of 2000

The house also attempted to pass a repeal of the Death Tax in 2000. This time, the bill was supported by almost all Republicans and by about 1/4 of the Democrats. The bill was vetoed by the President. John Kasich voted in favor of the Death Tax Elimination Act of 2000.

John Kasich voted in favor of the Death Tax Elimination Act of 2000.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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