Is this true? Sort of.
A few days ago, I got one of those emails that says everybody is going to have to pay a 3.8 percent sales tax on their homes after Dec. 31.
As it turns out, the tax really only applies to the rich. I think what pisses me off the most about it- is that it was part of that Obamacare debacle. Since when does the sales tax on a home have anything to do with healthcare??
Pulling that kind of sneaky shit is typical of this whole administration.
The other problem is the beach head problem. Government loves to establish a beach head, a safe tax targeting a subclass like the rich. The majority of people don't care because it doesn't affect them. Then slowly, over time, the government expands the sales tax to include everyone because it's no longer "fair" to just tax the rich.
Here's fact check on the home sales- sales tax. http://www.factcheck.org/2010/04/a-38-percent-sales-tax-on-your-home/