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Tax Inequity and the Middle Class—Top Issue for 2012


David Brin


Contrary Brin

February 17, 2012

In an earlier political posting I pointed out that the top federal income tax rate - for earned income - has seldom been lower than it is right now.. and the rate that Mitt Romney pays on dividends is half of that.  Federal taxes, in general, are at one of the lowest points since 1912… suggesting that our current national argument about taxes ought to at least feature commensurately lower rates of anger. 


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Posted by Intomorrow  on  02/18  at  06:20 PM

Flat Tax might be the way to go for one reason:
tax codes are too complicated for those without math backgrounds.






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