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The Buffett Rule Can’t Pay for AMT Repeal
March 15, 2012
Congress originally enacted the alternative minimum tax (AMT) to make sure that high-income folks would pay at least a minimum amount of income tax. Sound...
Not All Taxes on the Rich Are Created Equal
March 14, 2012
In the face of growing income inequality and big budget deficits, some political leaders and commentators are showing a growing interest in raising taxes on...
How Would the Buffett Rule Affect Marginal Tax Rates?
February 14, 2012
The Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 (PFSA) – Congress’ first crack at legislating the Buffett rule – would apply a broad-based 30 percent...
Top Income Tax Rates and Revenue: A Historical Perspective
December 1, 2011
By Dan Baneman and Jim Nunns With election season heating up and 2012 just around the corner, we are hearing a lot about the pending...
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