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Marcia Squier on Tax Reform

 

 


Wealthiest get wealthier via tax loopholes

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

A: Strongly support. The middle class is disappearing and the lower class is growing astronomically, while the wealthiest become even wealthier, using tax loopholes and other means to continue this rift.

Source: OnTheIssues interview on 2018 Michigan Senate race , Jul 19, 2017

Highest earners should pay the highest taxes

Q: What do you think needs to be done to make the U.S. tax code fairer?

Marcia Squier: I think that several things need to be done to make the U.S. tax code fairer. For example, exported goods should be tax exempt, but imported goods should always be taxed. This will discourage corporations from shipping jobs overseas and encourage job creation and retention here at home. I also believe that corporate tax loopholes should be closed, large corporations should be paying the most in taxes. Small businesses should receive tax exemptions and government grants for creating a sustainable, vibrant "Main Street". These same rules should be applied to people as well. The highest earners should pay the highest taxes, while the other 90% should receive tax exemptions and incentives.

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (Dem.): I believe in a progressive tax. I think we should not be taxing anyone living below the poverty line. Also, I think we should raise the amount allowed for deductions for children.

Source: VotersGuide on 2016 Michigan House race , Nov 1, 2016

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