Lynchburg Tn, proposes a new tax on ONE company

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    They want to single out and tax Jack Daniels about 4 to 5 million a year. Their reasoning is that Jack uses the image of the town in their advertisements. I don't know if the town is run by the left or right but I have a hunch. Its nothing more than singling out success.

    Jack daniels has a museum that brings the town about a quarter million in revenue each year and jack daniels is the largest employer in the area.



    Jack Daniel's Distillery Targeted for More Taxes - ABC News
     
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    I was watching this . This one citizen says they make plenty of money and lynchburgh has given back to them with commercials ect. But look what Jack Daniels have given to the community . Jobs and tourism. Plus they already pay their fair share of taxes.
     
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    JD apparently pays 1/3 of the county tax...which means they are likely the only company with a national reach in the county.

    JD will have to make a decision...pay up or move. If they move, the county is in deep shit for sure.
     
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    I would refuse to pay it. Take it to court. And if I lost I would move my company. Those stupid politicians can't properly budget their money then want to punish the towns largest contributor of revenue and jobs.

    Screw em
     
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    Oughta move everything not directly involved in the distilling of liquor across the county line.
     
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    Honestly though, is this attempt to tax one company even legal? Seems so completely unfair it should violate some fairness clause.
     
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    Next thing you know, Jack Daniels will be being made in Mexico too...
     
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    what has the community given JD?
     
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    Jack Daniels can make whiskey in India, and they should consider it.
     
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    Obviously the city is tired of all the employees of Jack Daniels paying taxes. They want to turn the workers into the unemployed.
     

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