Tue Jan 24, 2012, 04:08 PM
itsrobert (12,741 posts)
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Joe Walsh on MSNBC says he's for a 0 percent Capital Gains tax (Original post)
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Response to provis99 (Reply #10)
Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:44 PM
KharmaTrain (31,706 posts)
11. I'm Talking Pensioners...People On Limited And Fixed Incomes.
I'm on record here for wanting to have a graduated captial gains rate...15% or even less for those who earn $100k a year or less...and then upwards to 20% at 250k, 25% at 500k and 30% or higher for those with 1 million or more a year in adjusted income. So under my Mittens would pay a lot more than he is right now while those on with fixed incomes wouldn't suffer...
Response to itsrobert (Original post)
Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:32 PM
WCGreen (45,558 posts)
5. But yea, investing is much more valuable than work....
I had this same kind of argument when I became a tax preparer back in 1986.
I argued with the partners in the CPA firm I worked with saying that money is money.
They countered back with the risk factor and I said well the sky is the limit for gains so why should they be awarded more for potentially getting more...