Originally Posted by A Salt Weapon
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?
Its a marginal rate you ****ing retard. You only pay the increased rate on any dollars above $2 million in my example. Learn a little about tax calculations before you spout off.