October 12, 2012
Tax Aspects of the Biden-Ryan VP Debate
What did voters learn about the future of tax policy?
- Joe Biden and the $500 Billion Tax Cut for the Wealthy
- How Do You Define Small Business?
- The Competing Goals of Focused Deduction Elimination and Tax Reform
Update: Citizens for Tax Justice: Top Ten Tax Moments from the VP Debate:
- Biden Highlights the Regressiveness of Extending All the Bush Tax Cuts
- Ryan Promises the Mathematically Impossible
- Biden Calls Ryan Out for Taking Capital Gains Tax Breaks Off the Table
- Ryan and Biden Dispute the Definition of Small Businesses
- Biden Takes on Romney and Ryan’s Commitment to Grover Norquist
- Ryan Misrepresents History of 1986 Tax Reform
- Biden Revives Romney’s 47% Remark
- Ryan Claims Obamacare Includes 12 Middle Class Tax Hikes
- Biden Stumbles on the Primary Cause of Great Recession
- Ryan Wrong on How Much Revenue Could Be Raised by Taxes on the Rich
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The debate analysis of the activist "The Citizens for Tax Justice" doesn't pass the smell test.
Posted by: Woody | Oct 13, 2012 6:12:39 PM
Can you guess which ones are true or false? (Answers and explanations at link.)
Medicare and Social Security are going broke.
Romney’s tax plan would cut deductions for the middle class.
Romney’s tax plan would cut taxes by $5 trillion.
Raising taxes on small businesses would cost 710,000 jobs.
The tax rate on small businesses would rise to nearly 45 percent under President Obama’s proposal.
About 120,000 high-income families would get an additional $500 billion tax cut over 10 years.
The capital gains tax rate is a loophole.
Posted by: Woody | Oct 13, 2012 6:20:27 PM
Biden stated a change in Obama's "tax the rich" proposal, which was later refuted by the White House.
Posted by: Woody | Oct 15, 2012 10:41:30 AM