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originally posted by: acackohfcc
How about a sales tax on stock trades?
The Vermont senator will propose a 50-cent tax on every $100 of stock trades on stock sales.
If a fraction of a percent tax is too harmful to your 401(k) you need a new financial adviser.
originally posted by: links234
I don't think there are enough taxes.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
a reply to: EternalSolace
Or we could move all the subsidies the oil companies get from the feds and apply it to infrastructure instead.
Over the past century, the federal government has pumped more than $470 billion into the oil and gas industry in the form of generous, never-expiring tax breaks.
-- Center for American Progress
In effect, U.S. taxpayers wrote a collective $7 billion bonus check to the oil industry when they filed their taxes last month.
originally posted by: EternalSolace
a reply to: Eilasvaleleyn
There's already enough tax money collected in the HUD budget to end homelessness and hunger 3x over. Why do we need more taxes?