The Tax Plan

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  1. lax

    lax Elite Refuge Member

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    I was just comparing it to a friends place down the road and here is what he get hit with. $240,000 FMV, $4021.34 taxes. private well and septic in a rural area outside of La Crosse.
     
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    Well, that's a nice average, but having negotiated "a few" specialists comp packages, I can suggest the those numbers are very "interesting". A base salary and then "other" can add up quite nicely.
     
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    I'd approach the tax reform in a manner that attempted to put a consumptive influence on the tax. I'd still provide some tax credit for income earners below a certain level. I've never cared for the inheritance tax and believe it's inappropriate. I also don't like how some income has a lesser tax. Instead, I tend to believe that all income should be taxed at the same rate, even though that's probably not good for someone like me and at my age. For corporations, I believe the tax rate needs lowered, although the way to go that might be some form of credit based on US job numbers or economic impact vs foreign investment. Simply lowering the corporate tax rate and expecting corporations to then invest differently won't happen on my opinion, at least materially.
     
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    lax Elite Refuge Member

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    I would throw this in also.
    If your return exceeds the amount you paid in, the refund cannot exceed what you paid in.
     
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    That sounds a little low for LaCrosse Co WI - around 1.7%.... LaCrosse County collects, on average, 1.96% of a property's assessed fair market value as property tax. Could be because as you've stated - he's on private well & septic - not hooked up to the city water & waste.

    http://www.tax-rates.org/wisconsin/la_crosse_county_property_tax
     
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    API Political Action Forum Moderator Flyway Manager

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    That may be the math, but which of those 1% ers are the face of those 1.8 million? Most of those 1600 NFL players are known to the masses. Like it or not their fame creates a special burden for them. Of the remainder of that 1.8 million, they are pretty much faceless in a crowd and invisible.
     
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    Now this is a very good point. The swampers tend to move in the shadows. But as Pin said, for many of those 1600, their inclusion in the "fame" crowd is quickly over due to length of career.
     
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    In that case how much impact ought they have? Why should such a momentary thing be touted so much when in reality the NFL player/celebrity thinking is in fact no more than a fart in the wind.
     
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    Same with the majority of 1%ers. It's not a permanent class. They aren't always at the top of the heap.
     

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