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15. Taxes on both wealth and income need to be steeply progressive.
Thu Aug 5, 2021, 02:27 PM
Aug 2021

The wealthy ought to pay the most taxes in our society simply because they benefit most from society's organization. If the top ten percent are paying 90% of the taxes that's a good thing.

For what it's worth, a national economy is nothing like a household budget.

In a well run economy money is created to support a strong middle class, low unemployment rates, and good jobs.

Ideally taxes are gathered from those most able to pay them to control inflation and discourage parasitic financial schemes.

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