Really? It does for me. Can't give a break in something to somebody that doesn't pay a cent of it anyway. We already have "Making Work Pay" as well as EIC available to people with an adjusted tax liability of zero. You want to give them more "breaks"?Originally Posted by Wiseone
"It is a sad day in society when people adjust the facts to fit their beliefs, rather than adjust their beliefs to fit the facts."
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
the top rates would still be historically low even if the rates were rolled back to the 90s. austerity measures aren't just appropriate for European countries which are in debt, and we need people working as soon as possible.
the Obama plan isn't enough on its own; we need to take a serious look at our trade agreements, and we should consider even more preferential rates for corporations who hire a high percentage of their workforces domestically.
On top of the fact that the gross amount of taxes still greatly favors me, his taxable income comes with an inherent amount of risk, whereas mine does not (I show up to the office, I don't completely fluff off all day, I get paid).
I am also an employee whereas he may indeed be an employer. Benefits should come to those who would allow for me to work and pay taxes as well.