Tag Archive for taxes

Are Income Taxes Doubly-Progressive?

I asked a couple years ago,¬†Who Pays Taxes? Are They Doubly-Progressive? Further … On Paying Our “Fair Share” : The Freeman: Any set of progressive tax rates is arbitrary. If the set 10%, 20%, and 30% is unfair, would the…

Who Pays Taxes? Is It Fair?

Not only do the so-called “rich” (I am sadly not among them, not even close) appear to pay their fair share, they pay quite a bit more. In fact there are so many people who pay so little in taxes…

Walter Williams on Taxes, Redistribution, & Morality

Been a while since a saw this quote. Thanks to Lawrence Reed for the reminder. Bogus Rights¬†– Walter Williams: Three-fifths to two-thirds of the federal budget consists of taking property from one American and giving it to another. Were a…

Horwitz on Corporations and Taxes

N.B. I am NOT a Romney supporter or fan, and most certainly not a voter. I’m fascinated by the apoplectic fits that leftists get themselves into over the mere mention of corporations. The always good Prof. Steven Horwitz makes a…

Should We Eliminate The Capital Gains Tax?

Wonderful column on the capital gains tax. I say eliminate it. I think it stifles growth and amounts to double-taxation. The entire column is a good read. Why Tax Capital Gains?: Newsroom: The Independent Institute: Imagine a poker game. At…