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Obama paid more than 15% Should he tell US?

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    obama paid more than 15%?
     
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    Of course Obama pays more than 15% on his income he receives as our President. He will also pay the regular income tax rate on book sales.

    I have no idea what investments he has made which have garnered him capital gains, but he will pay 15% on those.


    What makes you think otherwise to cause you to start this topic?
     
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    Mitt is one of the two people that he may be facing in the upcoming election. For that reason alone, if I was him, I would make sure that I would pay more then 15% and release that info just prior to a key debate
     
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    We need at least six years of income tax records. and his records from the admissions office, and his thesis. what's he hiding? what's he afraid of?
     
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    Very easily countered.

    MITT: If elected, I will have to pay regular income tax on my salary, just like you do now. But then again, I may not, since I plan on donating all of it to charity.
     
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    WTF is your problemo asswipe...errr..... WillowTree?!!! :mad:
     
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    Who does Mitt work for that he gets a "salary"?
     
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    If elected, the People of the United States of America: Presidential Pay and Compensation – Pay and Compensation of the President of the United States
     
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    He took risk and invested his money that was already taxed once.
     

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