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I got a kicker check in 2007 and it helped me through unemploymentThink of the kicker tax as going to the grocery store. You have a set price that includes things like taxes, transportation, profit, etc. You go to the check out counter and you are charged sixteen dollars. You pay with a twenty dollar bill. Then the cashier has to give you four dollars back in change. The kicker check is a much more complicated version of that same thing. The state has set a budget for two years. You are charged taxes that exceed what you should pay to help meet the state budget. If what you pay the government excedes what the government has acutally set up as a budget, the state needs to give the tax payer back its change, so to speak. If the indivual taxpayer has to set aside some of our budgets for hard times, the state needs to do the same thing. Don't deny the taxpayer their change.
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