State of Wisconsin Archives: on Tax Reform

Tammy Baldwin: Get rid of loopholes for outsourcing and capital gains

Asked about specific spending cuts each would make, Baldwin said she would "get rid of deductions and loopholes that encourage outsourcing of U.S. jobs and the ability to write off moving expenses for those taking overseas jobs." She would also eliminate the ability of "Hedge Fund managers to get their tax rates at 15 percent."
Source: Madison Agri-View on 2012 Wisconsin Senate debates Oct 4, 2012

Tommy Thompson: Limit federal revenue to 18.5% of GDP; and 15% flat tax form

Thompson announced plans to revise the federal tax code. Thompson says he first wants to make George W. Bush's tax cuts permanent. He'd also like to limit federal revenue to 18.5% of the gross domestic product. Thompson would also like to introduce a 15% flat tax form.
Source: WLUK-TV FOX 11 News on 2012 Wisconsin Senate debates Apr 9, 2012

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2012 Presidential contenders on Tax Reform:
Pres.Barack Obama(IL)
V.P.Joe Biden(DE)

Gov.Mitt Romney(MA)
Rep.Paul Ryan(WI)
Third Parties:
Green: Dr.Jill Stein(MA)
Libertarian: Gov.Gary Johnson(NM)
Justice: Mayor Rocky Anderson(UT)
Constitution: Rep.Virgil Goode(VA)
Peace+Freedom: Roseanne Barr(HI)
Reform Party: André Barnett(NY)
AmericansElect: Gov.Buddy Roemer(LA)
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