You can feel the greatness returning


#81

Wouldn’t removing the death tax be exactly that?

DERP.


#82

Which income bracket benefits the most, and by how much more?


#83

Given it’s Hansen, it’s pure troll bait.


#84

Actually, I think it’s both, roughly 60/40.


#85

poor people don’t die?


#86

Poor people already don’t pay estate tax.


#87

how about you? can you give an example of how this bill is a money grab for the rich.


#88

No offense Jeff, but I gave you an simple and obvious example and you’re still scratching your head, which has to be a nice vacation for your balls.


#89

The estate taxes were already exempt for a couple up to about 10 Million, probably even more than a baller like you has to worry abour.


#90

Lemme help ya Jeff, since you may not speak Bro-ese fluently. I think his point is that regardless of the size of your estate, most likely this tax bill won’t help you at all. But it will help other people who really don’t need helping.


#91

Eliminating the estate tax.

raising the income threshold where the highest rate kicks in.

Allowing “pass through” “corporate” income to be taxed at the lower personal rates

Eliminating the AMT.


#92

What’s AMT?


#93

Alternative Minimum Tax. Basically, it’s a tool that keeps the rich from avoiding paying any income tax at all. Republicans, of course, want to eliminate it.


#94

so help me with an example of something in this bill that is a money grab for the rich.


#95

theLion has provided one right above your poast.

Try reading a bit before you start typing.


#96

Why would he start now, this late in the game?


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