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Old 02-09-2018, 10:32 AM   #95
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Originally Posted by detbuch View Post
But they would be paying even more federal taxes if they didn't have the higher deductions. What is being subsidized, is the high taxes of those who have to pay in liberal spending states. It makes it more palatable to taxpayers in states with the high taxes required to pay for programs if they can deduct high property taxes to defray the federal tax burden.
By this logic any deduction by anyone is subsidizing something...that doesn't make a lot of sense. The topic is if blue states contribute more net Federal tax revenue than they consume in Federal funding.

On this point the answer is yes they do.
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