Join Chuck Collins at the Wishcamper Center at the University Center at the University of Southern Maine for a stimulating evening exploring how our country moved away from the ideal of everyone paying their fair share to tax breaks for […]
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.
CQ HEALTHBEAT NEWS July 14, 2009 – 4:20 p.m. Groups Voice Support for Surtax on Wealthy Americans to Fund Health Overhaul By Emily Stephenson, CQ Staff The wealthiest Americans should pay for a health care overhaul to compensate for disproportionately […]
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.
Citizens for Tax Justice released a new state-by-state cost-assessment of two proposals to pay for health care reform.
Wealth for the Common Good and Resource Generation are partnering on a workshop series about taxes and privilege for young people with wealth.