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interfluidity » The opportunity cost of firm payouts
The last time we had a 70% top marginal tax rate in the U.S. it generated very little revenue. That doesn’t mean it failed, that means it was doing it’s job...
economics  taxpol 
february 2019 by kkennedy
Taxes: A Fair Share for All by Jonah Goldberg on National Review Online
FTA: "We almost had a really interesting conversation about taxes in the waning days of the election. Almost. ... What was left out of the national tax conversation was the reality of the situation: America already redistributes its wealth. A lot of it."
politics  economics  taxpol 
november 2008 by kkennedy
2 Rivals’ Plans on Fiscal Issue Add to Deficits
FTA: 'While both presidential candidates enter the campaign’s final week promising to be the better fiscal steward, each has outlined tax and spending proposals that would make annual budget deficits worse, analysts say, with Senator John McCain likely to create a deeper hole than Senator Barack Obama would.'
2008election  taxpol  economy  politics  barackobama  johnmccain 
october 2008 by kkennedy
The Presidential Candidates' New Tax Proposals - October 27, 2008
FTA: "In response to the deterioration of the economy and the decline in asset values, both presidential candidates offered new proposals related to unemployment compensation, retirement savings, taxation of capital gains, and job creation. Although the proposals would provide some benefit, they have significant shortcomings...Most of the proposals are very poorly targeted and would do very little to address the fundamental problems caused by the economic downturn."
politics  economics  2008election  taxpol 
october 2008 by kkennedy
Tax Policy Center | Publications
(query is a POST, so doesn't save ; fill with 'national sales tax')
policy  taxpol 
august 2005 by kkennedy

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