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Christin Sander (ChristinS) says

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    Peeples 5 years ago

    So would it be fair to assume you are for an equal percentage for all to pay? Such as everyone pays 14% of their income (example only)?


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    LandmarkWealth 5 years ago

    The top 10% of earners in the US already pay 70% of the Federal income tax bill. That sounds like more than a fair share.


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    Mitch Alan 5 years ago

    Great classic analogy. Always holds true.


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    Peeples 5 years ago

    Requiring the rich to pay for the poor is greedy, thinking the fortunate should want to help the poor is fair, in my opinion.


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    Josak 5 years ago

    Which is purely an opinion. If you work hard as an employee of a business then you should not be poor while the guy you works for profits enormously off your labor, it's the balance of two evils.


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    LandmarkWealth 5 years ago

    I tend to disagree, I have worked with the wealthy my whole career. Most came from nothing and thats where the drive to succeed came from. On the charity side I would suggest a good read "who really cares" by Arthur Brooks

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    LandmarkWealth 5 years ago

    Tax breaks don't create jobs, they create capital investment which in turn creates jobs. The 0.1% already pay more than the bottom 80% of income earners. The bottom 50% pay about 3% of the tax bill, how much more lopsided do you want it ???


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    Josak 5 years ago

    The US has the second lowest effective tax rate in the OECD and the least progressive (as in the one with the highest burden in low earners). Most of those countries are doing better economically.


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    LandmarkWealth 5 years ago

    Unfotunately we haved rapidly towards an entitlement dependent state. The notion of personal responsiblity is rapidly declining.


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    bankscottage 5 years ago

    A flat tax proponent. Seems to be working in the former communist countries in Eastern Europe. It also works ok in Pennsylvania for their state income tax.

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    LandmarkWealth 5 years ago

    Warren Buffets secretary does not pay less that has already been debunked. The top 0.1% of earners already pay more in taxes than the bottom 80%. And all of those roads are paid for by those who innovate and create new products and technology.


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    Alex J. Reissig (AJReissig) 5 years ago

    You have a good point. The people in this country who believe in free markets and hard work to achieve your dreams are now a minority of the population.

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    LandmarkWealth 5 years ago

    I have yet to meet a guy making a million in corp america working an 8 hour day. And I work withmany. More like min 70 hour week. The reality is unless someone works for you,it's simply non of your business how much they make. Work smart not hard.


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