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We are, in effect, being propelled by government into a new dark age of enforced mediocrity, where the lowest common denominator becomes the legally compelled reality, wealth creation is so punitively taxed that it disappears, and Federal bureaucrats dictate the decisions made by so-called private enterprise that increasingly are state surrogates.
How can you audit sales into your state and punitively collect sales tax across state lines?
He argues that complex rules often: have punitively high costs of information collection and processing; rely on "over-fitted" models that yield unreliable predictions; and can induce defensive behaviour by causing people to manage to the rules.
Falk, expressing his outrage that Israel even imposes solitary confinement punitively on child hunger strikers.
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, May 27 ( ANI ): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Party spokesman Rashid Alvi on Sunday criticized the leadership of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Central Government for not condemning and acting punitively against party leader M.
The GM thing alone looked like some [Facebook] executive ticked GM off and they punitively worked to torpedo the IPO," said Enderle.
We have our sick and disabled being punitively hammered by having their benefits slashed and in some cases stopped altogether, the elderly are struggling to keep warm due to massive increases in utility bills, the cost of petrol and diesel is rocketing due to duty and VAT rises.
We reward corporate debt while punitively taxing capital investment, employment, and savings--the engines of growth.
Israel later said it would punitively suspend the monthly transfer of roughly $100m in customs, border and some income taxes that it collects each month on behalf of the Palestinians and relays to their government in the West Bank.
Israel later said it would punitively suspend the monthly transfer of roughly $100 million in customs, border and some income taxes that it collects each month on behalf of the Palestinians and relays to their government in the West Bank.
5%, to alleviate the VAT tax loss; punitively tax hedge funds - if not ban them altogether; and cap all UK loan APRs at 25% to get rid of avaricious money-lending organisations.
It remains to be seen whether mothers who reacted more punitively after the recession began will show a spike in warm parenting methods when flush economic times return.