Fact Check: Is Romney's tax rate really lower than yours?

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  1. Lovebears65
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    From your link:

    And yes, his tax rate is much lower than mine. He pays less than half my tax rate. Period.
     
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    It's lower then mine, and those tax rates are very low.

    Sounds like we need tax reform.
     
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    No shit Sherlock, we need tax reform?? Why don't you voluntarily pay more?!

    PS- Worry about your own miserable paycheck and stop coveting other people's money.
     
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    I understand that you are too immature to understand the consequences of having such an outdated, bloated, complicated tax system.

    Why don't you stay in your "Obama is baaaad" threads and dont overtax your unused mind.
     
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    Romney pays the exact same rate any American who invests money and lives on Capital Gains would pay.

    I would also note, that just last year, Obama only paid 20%.
     
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    People don't Understand Tax Reform. They think it's code for Raising taxes. When Regan Lowered the Top Rates, he actually increased Revenue. How? By Removing Loop holes, and Deductions (reform)
     
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    Why shouldn't we worry about people contributing less than they should. Why should I be OK with paying 20% of my lil funky ass check and he only has to pay 14%. Why shouldn't that piss me off? Why should I have to break off more that I can afford when he don't? Why shouldn't it piss me off equally if a guy is paying only 14% as a guy that pays 0%. Why should I be ok with taking up slack for either of them? How did the Republicans con you into fighting for rich people while you pick up their slack?
     
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    There is a difference between income tax and long term capital gains tax.
    Romney paid a higher tax rate at income tax level (at the time he made the income), now he is paying long term capital gains tax.
    If you up the long term capital gains tax you do harm for those wanting to do the investing.
     
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    Yeah... You are going after the wrong one on this Lady.
     

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