Fact 9 : Sen. Bob Menendez voted to enact a new tax on the sale of homes of 3.8%.
In 2010 Sen. Bob Menendez voted to enact a brand-new tax on the sale of homes. Sen. Bob Menendez voted for this during one of the most horrific housing markets in recent history. When families are struggling to sell their homes, as housing prices plunge Sen. Bob Menendez voted to take even more money from families struggling to sell their homes.
Sale price of home Cost of new Menendez tax
$200,000 $7,600$300,000 $11,400
Source : Forbes (7/24/2012) and Senate voting records