(Yes non-Americans - it is okay if you tell us we needn't whine about prices at the fuel pump)
Which party holds the controlling majority in the U.S. Congress?
And the same company has had record profits for every quarter the last 2 years - coincides nicely with the gas prices rising about 200% over that time.
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If oil company profits are considered excessive, then shouldn't the revenues extracted from the taxpayers by the state be considered so as well?
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In Australia we have fuel exises (wholesale) and Goods and Service Tax on retail price..... thats a tax on tax.
In Georgia, we've been getting gas tax breaks. When Katrina hit, we had a month-long moratorium on gas taxes at the pump. Now they're talking about a moratorium on gas heat.
I'm all for it. My heating bill nearly tripled!
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Does this mean that if the windfall tax is adopted then when Exxon and the others make so much excess profits, I won't have to pay any Federal taxes??
Gee, what if the Federal tax was like the state tax in Alaska and they paid us??
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