Romney: Taxes On The Wealthy Are So High I Paid Extra

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  • Face the Nation Transcripts August 2, 2015: Trump, Huckabee, ... - CBS News
    ... some information about her wealth, showed she paid almost 40 percent of her income in taxes. ... can tell whether it was a high-energy, ...
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  • Clintons earned $140m over past 8 years
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  • Video: Mitt Romney Promised Tax Cut for Wealthy, Then Denied He Supports It
    ... said that he would “absolutely not” support a plan that cuts taxes on the wealthy, reports Romney said: "I will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals. … I will not reduce the taxes paid by high-income Americans."
    10/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Romney paid 14% effective tax rate in 2011
    Mitt Romney made $13.7 million last year and paid $1.94 million in federal income taxes, giving him an effective tax rate ... well below the 35% top tax rate for high earners.
    09/21/2012 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • Romney: Taxes on the Wealthy Are So High I Paid Extra
    Mitt Romney says that tax rates are too high—so high that he wants to cut them. So why did he deliberately avoid deducting charitable contributions in his 2011 tax return in order to pay a higher effective tax rate? Yet Romney just opted to shovel more ...
    09/21/2012 - 7:50 am | View Link
  • How Likely Is It That Romney Paid No Taxes?
    But it also has tax experts and people who work in private equity musing about whether Romney could ... rate -- typically taxes paid divided by adjusted gross income. That measure doesn't account for wealth accumulation or strategies wealthy people use ...
    08/9/2012 - 6:32 pm | View Link
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  • Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax ...
    A person who worked for Mitt Romney at the consulting firm Bain and Co. in 1977 remembers him with mixed feelings. “Mitt was … a really wonderful boss,” the ...
    08/3/2015 - 8:50 am | View Website
  • George W. Romney
    For other people of the same name, see George Romney (disambiguation).
    08/3/2015 - 7:10 am | View Website
  • Tax Deadbeat Romney Calls other non-Taxpayers Leeches
    This morning, Paul Krugman described Romney as “a candidate who despises half the country.” The man is an insensitive doofus. He’s also incorrect.
    08/2/2015 - 12:33 pm | View Website
  • Mitt Romney: Richer Than You Think | Mother Jones
    Is Mitt Romney richer than he's letting on? It's generally agreed that, if elected in November, Romney would be the wealthiest president in American history, but the ...
    09/24/2012 - 5:57 am | View Website
  • Yes, he's rich. Mitt Romney finally releases his tax ...
    • In 2011, Mitt and Ann Romney paid $1,935,708 in taxes on $13,696,951 in mostly investment income. • The Romneys’ effective tax rate for 2011 was 14 ...
    09/21/2012 - 6:18 pm | View Website
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