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Politicians' wealth and the tax policies they support

by Linda Beale Politicians' wealth and the tax policies they support A story in the Boston Globe by Britt Peterson on Feb. 19, 2012 explored "Why it matters that our politicians are rich" (available here on Boston.com). A key point--the four remaining GOP presidential candidates all are millionaires, with most making more than a million a year and worth multiple millions, while the median net worth of members of Congress is "$913,000, compared with $100,000 for the rest of us.
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Ten tax tricks (non-rich need not apply)

Business & Finance : Angry Bear (2 years ago)

by Linda Beale Ten tax tricks (non-rich need not apply) Back on tax day in April, Bloomberg.com ran a good story on the tax tricks the rich can use to reduce, defer or avoid altogether federal income taxation. Jesse Drucker, How to ... Read Post

Why we don't need corporate tax "overhaul":

Business & Finance : Angry Bear (2 years ago)

by Linda Beale Why we don't need corporate tax "overhaul" GOP poormouthing on behalf of rich corporate allies(Part I in a series) These days, one hears a great deal from politicians on the right about how a corporate tax "overhaul" ... Read Post

Politicians' wealth and the tax policies they support

Business & Finance / Taxes : ATaxingMatter (2 years ago)

A story in the Boston Globe by Britt Peterson on Feb. 19, 2012 explored "Why it matters that our politicians are rich" (available here on Boston.com). A key point--the four remaining GOP presidential candidates all are millionaires,... Read Post


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