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Old 09-21-2012, 03:42 PM   #856
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Originally Posted by A Salt Weapon View Post
Okay, so under your idea a person who makes $2mil/yr would pay $700,000/yr in federal income taxes and if the same person instead makes $2mil+ 1 dollar/yr would pay $760,000/yr in federal income taxes.

Do you really believe that an extra dollar worth of income should equate to a penalty of $60,000 dollars? Even more extreme could be the difference between .49 and .50 at the end of the 2mil, 1 extra penny of earned income should penalize an individual $60,000, really?
Someone doesn't understand marginal tax rates.
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