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Dave Webber on Tax Reform

 

 


Raising tax rate on wealthy doesn't provide more tax revenue

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Higher taxes on the wealthy"?

A: Yes and No! To raise the tax rate on the wealthy is not the answer to providing more tax revenue. They will simply have their tax attorneys use the loopholes available to find ways to offset that. If we want the wealthy to pay their "fair share", the entire tax code needs to be revised by a bipartisan group of tax accountants to close the loopholes that benefit the wealthy--if there IS such a group!

Source: OnTheIssues interview: 2018 Independent NY-Senate candidate , Jul 2, 2018

Keep tax rate higher on wealthy for now, & slowly lower it

I support the spirit of the President's tax reform, but the details concern me. For instance, why cut taxes for the wealthy? Keep them at 39% and continue using the additional revenue to help with your budget. The wealthy have had years under President Obama to become accustomed to the tax burden. We can slowly decrease their tax rate as the benefits of lower taxes bring up the lower and middle tax bracket groups. Also, we should employ language that will close loopholes used by billionaires.
Source: 2018 New York Senate campaign website DaveWebberForUsSenate , Jan 18, 2018

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