Friday, August 5, 2011

Puerto Rico's share of American Taxpayer's money.

If we were a state, we would paying taxes like everyone else. HEY WAIT ! We're not the freeloaders ! We want to be a state! However, big US and Multinational Corporations use Puerto Rico as a tax shelter . They lobby Congress and influence Americans in the other 50 states to reject statehood for PR so they can keep cheating the US Treasury. MJ
more: http://arabnews.com/economy/article480702.ece

THE ECONOMIST
America's fiscal union: The red and the black


"Twenty states were net losers; the other 30 states, and Puerto Rico, were net winners. Puerto Rico had the largest disparity, with a difference of 291 percent of its GDP. New Mexico was second, at 261 percent.