Clinton, Trump … and your cash

  • Clinton

    Raise taxes on the top 1% by:

    — Imposing the “Buffett Rule,” which requires those with adjusted gross incomes over $2 million to pay a minimum of 30% of their income in federal taxes.

    — Adding a 4% surcharge for those who make more than $5 million.

    — Increasing the rates investors pay in capital gains for investments held less than 6 years.

    — Increasing the estate tax rate to between 45% and 65%, depending on size of estate. And reducing to $3.5 million how much money is exempt from the estate tax.

    Low-and middle-income households would see a small tax cut on average.*

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