Chuck Collins talks about the campaign on Maine television.
Published on 5 August 2009. Linked from yesmagazine.org. By Chuck Collins When members of Congress proposed paying for expanded health care with a tax surcharge on America’s wealthiest citizens, the attack was swift but predictable. Taxing the top was labeled [...]
Listen to Chuck Collins talk about the campaign on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network.
House Democrats plan to pay for their health-care legislation with a big tax increase on wealthy households, aiming to raise $540 billion over the next decade with a package of surtaxes on families making $350,000 or more.
House Ways and Means Committee members may propose a new income “surtax” for incomes exceeding $200,000 to help pay for health care reform.
Nancy Folbre blogs about Wealth for the Common Good and tax policy on The New York Times site.
The Obama administration provides more details on its income tax proposals.
Chuck Collins writes on the popular Sojourners’ blog about the role affluent households can play to change the conversation about taxes.