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John Stossel

Opinion: Tax Freedom in Puerto Rico – John Stossel

Want to pay no federal income tax? Move to Puerto Rico. Really. If you move to the island, you can legally pay none. There’s also no capital gains tax. You just have to give 4% of your income to Puerto Rico. The tax break was started by a Puerto Rican politician who’d watched years of

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Opinion: Why Puerto Rico’s Upcoming Statehood Vote Matters

On November 3rd — after 122 years under the American flag and for the first time — the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico will be asked whether they favor statehood with a simple “YES or NO” question. This vote will mark a historic moment not just for Puerto Rico, but for America as a whole, made

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Opinion: Statehood for D.C. and Puerto Rico

Opposition to statehood for the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico has emerged as a selling point among Republicans running for re-election. President Trump, for example, opposes statehood for D.C. evidently because voters there are likely to elect Democrats to Congress; and he opposes statehood for Puerto Rico because, as he has complained, Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz of

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