Technically speaking, Vermont’s gubernatorial election isn’t finished yet, but universal health care is. A long-awaited blueprint for the state’s planned transition to single-payer, just released, has been termed “...
- Putting a Face on America's Tax Returns: Chart 4
Putting a Face on America's Tax Returns: Chart 4
Key Findings OECD countries rely heavily on consumption taxes, such as the value added tax, and social insurance taxes, such as the payroll tax. The United States relies heavily on the individual income tax, at 37 percent of total government...
Executive Summary In his bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty recommends a wealth tax as a remedy to inequality. The basic version of Piketty’s wealth tax would impose a tax rate of 1 percent on net worth of $1.3...
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