By Romney’s Own Standard, His Tax Returns Would Disqualify Him From The Presidency "If Romney had taken all of the deductions available to him under the tax code, he would have paid closer to a 9 percent tax rate in 2011. In attempting to match up his tax rate with his prior statement, Romney is paying more in taxes — and by his very own standard — disqualifying himself from the presidency. It’s worth noting that under Romney’s tax plan, he would cut his own rates even further, and would have paid little to no taxes under Paul Ryan’s 2010 budget, which would have eliminated the capital gains tax. " "The New York Times notes: “It is possible, however, that Mr. Rommey could still deduct the unclaimed amount of his charitable donations in future tax years, experts said.” By Romney's Own Standard, His Tax Returns Would Disqualify Him From The Presidency | ThinkProgress 9 Things to Know About Mitt Romney's Tax Returns | Mother Jones If so cheap to sell a Horse that can't dance and get sued. An amended tax return will be the order of the day.