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Capital Gains Tax

Clinton’s Capital Gains Tax Plan To Urge Focus On Long-Term Growth

Hillary Clinton’s proposed plan to overhaul capital gains taxes aims to foster long-term growth by taxing some short-term investments at higher rates.

July 20, 2015

If Inequality Worries Republicans, Why Do They Keep Making It Worse?

Voters should listen closely to the Republicans who assert that they are the true spokesmen for the working class. What do they propose to address inequality? And how “authentic” is their concern?

April 17, 2015

Where Does $2 Trillion In Subsidies For The Wealthiest Hide In Plain Sight? Capital Gains Tax Breaks

Research shows that government subsidies for the 1 percent are creating greater inequality. A new white paper by Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz offers solutions. “What’s the effective rate I’ve been paying? It’s probably closer to the 15 percent rate than anything.” Mitt Romney made national news with that statement during the 2012 presidential election, since it meant […]

July 7, 2014