'Pay your fair share': Biden argues for raising taxes of corporations and the wealthy

'The top 1%, for example, evade an estimated $160 billion in taxes that they owe each year. Not new taxes, taxes that they owe,' President Biden says.

9/18/2021 12:16:00 AM

'The top 1%, for example, evade an estimated $160 billion in taxes that they owe each year. Not new taxes, taxes that they owe,' President Biden says.

President Biden discussed his administration's plans for the economy and argued for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans and big corporations and called on them to 'start paying their fair share.'

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And stop just saying it. Make them. It is actually the top 0.1% that are the issue… “Evade”? Or legally avoid paying? The tax code was written by people whose campaigns (including yours Mr. President) are funded by the same people you subsequently rail against. Until there’s a flat tax, or national sales tax, the average CPA is much smarter than Ilhan RepAOC.

In 2018, the most recent year for which data are available, the top 50% of earners made 88% of all income yet paid 97% of all individual income taxes, according to IRS data compiled by the Tax Foundation. That’s right-the bottom 50% of earners paid just 2.9% of the tax that year. Don't just increase taxes on the 1% get the back taxes they have been avoiding at everyone else's expense!

Didn’t democrats leave a loophole as announced yesterday and not complete the taxation deal? Robert Mercer owes billions Start with him his daughter Rebekah & the family foundation set up as a blind to avoid taxes Tentoads4truth than go after Kochs AL Sharpton at the top of this list. If the top 1% who legally 'evade' taxes by using the tax code, 'owe' taxes, that means that all the mortgage owners who legally deducted their interest payments, probably including Biden himself, also 'owe' taxes.

Biden Blasts Billionaires And Corporations Evading Taxes In Push For Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Budget“If you can make a billion dollars, that’s great, but all I ask is that you pay your fair share, and that’s not happening,” Biden said Thursday. What does he and wife pay? I bet the rich are living this! 🤦‍♀️

Maybe the IRS needs to be held accountable for some of this criminal activity. Reporting that it happens isn't the same as justice. A truly remarkably dishonest statement.

Biden Blasts Billionaires And Corporations Evading Taxes In Push For Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Budget“If you can make a billion dollars, that’s great, but all I ask is that you pay your fair share, and that’s not happening,” Biden said Thursday.

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