Posts Tagged ‘wealth tax’

How To Really Soak The Rich

Writing on the myth that tax increases on the rich are capable of solely solving our deficit issues, David Schuler raises one of those uncomfortable questions: If the class warriors were really serious, we’d be hearing more about taxing wealth (did you know that France has a wealth tax?) rather than taxing income. Funny how […]

Would You Accept A Wealth Tax?

Felix Salmon at Reuters has a post up this afternoon that asks why the Wall Street Journal is referring to the proposal to place a surtax on various levels of income as a wealth tax. He contends it’s an income tax and I would have to agree with him. I don’t know why the WSJ […]