“Gill supports huge tax hikes even for the middle class.” (IL US House)

Claim: “Gill supports huge tax hikes even for the middle class.”

Ad(s): “Out There”

Sponsor(s): National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)

Air Dates: Sept. 21-Oct. 9

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim: $22,175

Markets:   Champaign, IL

Stations:   WAND, WCCU, WCIA, WICD

FactCheck.org Summary: “It’s true – as Gill noted during the 2004 debate – that the physicians group proposed funding the plan with a 7 percent payroll tax on businesses and a 2 percent income tax, which would be $760 for someone earning $38,000 year. But the NRCC ignores that the plan – at least in theory – would cover all medical costs, such as insurance premiums and deductibles.”

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