I only do this for the guaranteed Unemployment I get in April. If it wasn’t for that, I wouldn’t keep working this field every tax season. HA, and my manager wants ME to be a Tax Prepairer Assistant…. I’m stressed enough answering your phone and making sure these ungrateful, and offensively smelling clients sit with the right Tax Pro.
Can’t wait to get paid….
Also their employees in China commit suicide but it’s cool, they build awesome stuff that hipsters adore.
The top 1 percent take home 24 percent of the nation’s income, up from about 9 percent in 1976. [Source]
The top 1 percent of Americans own 40 percent of our country’s wealth while the bottom 80 percent owns only 7 percent. [Source]
Last year, China spent 9 percent of its GDP on infrastructure. The U.S. spent 2.5 percent. [Source]
47.8 percent of households that receive food stamps are working, because having a job is not enough to keep them out of poverty. [Source]
In the last three years, 30 major corporations spent more on lobbying than they paid in taxes. [Source]
One quarter of all contributions to federal campaigns come from 0.01 percent of Americans. [Source]
50 percent of U.S. workers make less than $26,364 per year. [Source]
More than one in 70 homes faced foreclosure last year. [Source]
Since 1985, the federal tax rate for the 400 wealthiest Americans dropped from 29 percent to 18 percent. [Source]
The United States used to have the world’s largest percentage of college graduates. We’re now #14. [Source]
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Today in “Hypocrisy is a Conservative Value”
Every single poll shows that the American public overwhelmingly supports higher taxes on the wealthy as part of a package to cut the deficit. The margins are staggering: the NYT poll shows a majority of 74 - 21; even Rasmussen shows a majority of 56 - 34. What the president proposed this morning is simply where the American people are at. If he keeps at it, if he turns his administration into a permanent campaign for structural fiscal reform, I don’t see how he loses the argument.
The original question for this poll, Can/Should the Budget Deficit Be Reduced with Spending Cuts Alone or Should There Be Some Increase in Taxes? Click the image for a link to the polls.
Too bad the GOP won’t let him do anything
An Unfair Tax Burden: Citizens vs. Corporations