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financial transactions tax

Business Taxes: TaxVox
Can The Sanders Financial Transactions Tax Raise Trillions And Cut Speculation? Senator and Democratic Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has proposed an ambitious financial transactions...
July 1, 2019Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist Senator from Vermont, surprised almost everyone by waging a very strong campaign for President. However, it is now clear to...
June 16, 2016Leonard E. Burman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
It is only April and we have heard presidential candidates propose some of the biggest and most ambitious tax plans i n modern US history. Donald Trump is proposing the largest tax cut ever, and Ted Cruz is not far behind. Bernie Sanders has proposed the biggest tax increase since World War II. But
April 14, 2016Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
All three Democratic presidential hopefuls, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, and Bernie Sanders, have proposed financial transactions taxes (FTTs). But could such a levy raise much money and reduce financial sector risk, as their supporters hope? Perhaps, according to a report by my Tax Policy
January 20, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
It is hard to grasp the enormity of the tax increases Bernie Sanders is proposing , how far out-of-step he is with recent economic history in the U.S., and what a stunning contrast he presents with Republican presidential hopefuls. Where Sanders backs tax increases of more than $1 trillion a year
January 18, 2016Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both want to create ambitious new government programs to help middle-income families with medical and education costs and family leave. Both say they’d pay for those initiatives by raising taxes. But there is an important difference between them: Clinton would
January 12, 2016Howard Gleckman