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seasat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-10-08 03:31 PM
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10. There's a big difference between "effective" and "marginal" rates
Effective is simply what they paid divided by what they earn. Marginal means what the rate is on the adjusted income (income after deductions credits ect). The difference can be especially huge with all the different credits and deductions they've built into the corporate tax system over they years. When folks like the AEI spin they are talking about marginal rates not what is actually paid.
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