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Old 10-07-2011, 02:01 AM   #122 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
It's not the rate, it's the amount. They are paying way more than most of us do. If they have earned income, they pay the same amount of SS taxes as we do, and get the same benefits. And if they don't pay into the system because their income is all capital gains, then they don't get to collect.
Okay, so just to confirm: you think that a person who makes $10,000 should pay the same AMOUNT of tax as somebody who makes $80,000,000?

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