Business In America Illustrated

November 10, 2014

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Americans often look at businesses impersonally. We think of them as lifeless entities that earn profits and don’t do much else. When we think of businesses this way, it becomes very easy to think that business taxes are somehow different than other taxes.

But the reality is that businesses are simply groups of people; they are workers, consumers, and shareholders. This means that when we tax businesses, we actually tax people.

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