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Response to demwing (Original post)

Tue Nov 18, 2014, 08:49 AM

5. Under taxes,

The earned income credit is nice, but does nothing for the unemployed. It also is dependent Won factors beyond employee control. Up to a point, it increases with wages, but employees don't set their own wages. What if instead, we did away with the 'standard deduction', and replaced it with a 'standard credit'?

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