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Can someone define what their, or anyone else's "fair share" is?


Each day I hear complaints about rich people not paying their "fair share" of taxes - someone define "fair share" for me.

 

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    Scott Bateman (promisem) 3 months ago

    A flat tax will dramatically increase the poverty rate and put even more wealth and power in the hands of a few people.

    Wise people created the progressive tax system to avoid the problems above.


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    MizBejabbers 3 months ago

    That's like a church demanding that a parishioner give a tenth of his/her income or tithe to the church. Tithing started, you know, back when the tribal government was ruled by the rabbi or clergy, so it was a form of taxation.

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    Ralph Schwartz (RJ Schwartz) 3 months ago

    Your sarcasm is entertaining, however I was only seeing what people would say.


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    Ralph Schwartz (RJ Schwartz) 3 months ago

    That's the rub isn't it - all the protesting about fair share, when no one has a clue what it is or should be


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    Ralph Schwartz (RJ Schwartz) 3 months ago

    Millions of people protest that the rich don't pay THEIR FAIR SHARE - I want to know what that figure is....


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    GlenR (Glenis Rix) 3 months ago

    Gregas, I can't understand your logic about a flat tax. 20 per cent of an income of 1.5 million pounds is considerably higher than twenty per cent of ten thousand pounds. The rich would still seek loopholes and tax havens.


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    Jackie Lynnley 3 months ago

    Couldn't have said it better.


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