Progressive Tax

El Impuesto Robin Hood hace que La Bolsa de Valores Pague

— Brian Miller
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No hay duda que los republicanos sufrieron un golpe político para el cierre del gobierno sin sentido. Si hay una lección que aprender para el partido republicano (y todos los demás), es que el cierre del  gobierno y las paradas del techo de deuda son contraproducentes e irresponsables fichas de negociación en el debate político (sin mencionar una táctica cruel para millones de Estadounidenses, no sólo empleados federales y beneficiarios de programas de asistencia pública, pero para todos realmente). Pero lo que se aprende es que la lucha más grande sobre los impuestos y las inversiones públicas está lejos de terminar.

The Robin Hood Tax Makes Wall Street Pay

— Brian Miller
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There is little question that Republicans took a political hit for the senseless government shutdown. If there is a lesson to be learned for the GOP (and everyone else), it’s that government shutdowns and debt-ceiling standoffs are counterproductive and irresponsible bargaining chips in political debate.

If We Value Hard Work, Why Doesn't Our Tax Code?

— Maz
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3 Principios para un Mejor Sistema de Impuestos

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En el nivel más básico, existen los impuestos para financiar el gobierno. Las decisiones acerca de cómo aumentar la cantidad de ingresos de los impuestos federales y de qué fuentes deberían subir son increíblemente importante. La influencia de la política fiscal federal tiene sus efectos a lo largo de toda la economía y afecta a la financiación en todos los niveles del gobierno.

3 Principles for a Better Tax System

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At the most basic level, taxes exist to fund the government. Decisions about how much revenue we should raise from federal taxes and from what sources we should raise it are incredibly important. The influence of federal tax policy ripples throughout the entire economy and affects funding at all levels of government.

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