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Tax cut is fair because it rewards those who pay the most


January 18, 2018

There seems to be no end to those upset with the new tax laws that will take effect shortly. The common thread of complaint is it favors the haves over the have nots and therefore is not “fair.”

Whatever “fair” is.

According to Pew Research, in 2015 over 80 pecent of the federal income tax was paid by less than 17 percent of the top earners in the population. In 2016, the Tax Policy Center reports 43.9 percent didn’t pay any income tax.

Those that pay the most taxes are getting most of the reduction in their taxes, which seems fair to me. So, is a Robinhood-type system of taking...

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