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Lower the Capital Gains Tax Rate. 10 40.00%
Lower the Marginal Tax Rate. 8 32.00%
Lower the Social Security Rates on New Workers Hired. 3 12.00%
Provide Corporations with a greater Tax Credit for New Hired Employees. 3 12.00%
Lower the Corporation Tax Rate. 2 8.00%
Increase the Section 179 Tax Deduction. 2 8.00%
Scrap the AMT Tax completely. 9 36.00%
Encourage Congress to initiate a 2nd Stimulus Package. 3 12.00%
Increase the Tax Incentive for Alternative Energy and Solar Power. 9 36.00%
Increase the R & D Tax Credit to stimulate more technological innovations. 9 36.00%
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Old 07-10-2008, 03:11 PM
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Which Tax Policies would you want the next US President to implement?

The next US President will inherit a myriad of economic problems that will need to be addressed immediately. The President will face a deepening US recession and will be forced to make his number one priority to jump start the US Economy and avoid a prolonged and a deepening recession.

To accomplish this priority, the President will attempt to introduce a new Tax policy to stimulate the US economy. Which of the following Tax Policies above (Poll) should the next President implement?

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An idea to boost the economy.

The next US President should encourage growth of small businesses! You missed that out, and I think small businesses are the engine of growth for the US economy.

I also think, the small businesses should not be assessed social security taxes at 15.3% of net self-employment taxes. This is particularly very burdensome on new small businesses that really need the cash flow for fund working capital requirements instead of investing in social security requirement.

The Candidate that proposes this plan will win a lot of votes from owners of small businesses.



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Old 07-11-2008, 03:25 PM
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You do have a great point! But, the question always remains the same! How does Congress compensate for the loss in Revenue?

Which Public program do they have to cut? Or do they simply resort to borrowing more, thus increasing the budget deficits!

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I think the best policy is targeted tax credits in manufacturing industry and a boost in R & D tax credit to assist corporations to fund an alternative to fossil fuel and oil.

US would save 700 Billion Dollars a year if an alternative form of energy was discovered.

Would it not be prudent to fund an alternative energy program and provide a research grant or tax credit?



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A second stimulus package is immediately required to jump start the US Economy! It would boost confidence prior to the Xmas holidays...

Also, the GDP would be boosted by 1% by another $180 Billion Stimulus package.



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You did not suggest an incentive to for homeowners to use alternative energy such as solar panels to heat their homes like in Germany.

I suggest a policy of offering a bigger tax credit for installing energy efficient appliances at home. Additionally, the government should give a tax break to manufactures of these appliances so the price can be lowered for the average taxpayer to afford these appliances.

I suggest a strong energy policy that encompasses tax incentives to homeowners purchasing these energy efficient appliances coupled with subsidies to manufacturers that will enable these appliances to be cheaper.



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Which Tax Policies would you want the next US President to implement?

Raising Taxes is an incredibly stupid idea especially since we are either in a recession or spiraling towards one. A tax cut is the best policy to stave off consumer spending, consumers particularly the middle class need more money in their pockets to merely survive the rising prices!

The Bush tax cuts must be made permanent! If tax cuts were not important why did the Democratic Controlled Congress agree to pass the Tax Stimulus Package?

I support any candidate who espouses a TAX CUT! Currently, Sen McCain is adopting that a policy that favors a plan to make the Bush Tax Cuts permanent. Hopefully, Sen Obama will move in that direction!



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