Taxes

Billionaire Tax Rate Expected to Be at Least 20 Percent Under New Democratic Plan

25 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

The billionaire's tax plan would target America's very richest, likely fewer than 1,000 people, and Democrats are preparing to unveil the proposal within days.
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Mitch McConnell slams Democrats' proposal to tax billionaires, calling it a 'hair-brained scheme' to penalize people who 'invested wisely'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Mitch McConnell criticized Democrats' plan to tax billionaires' assets, calling it a "hair-brained...
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Ex-tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions case

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - A former Georgetown University tennis coach pleaded guilty Monday in Boston federal court in the college admissions bribery case. Gordon Ernst was accused of accepting...
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Billionaire tax takes shape as Biden pushes for budget deal

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Democrats are working frantically to shore up the revenue side of President Joe Biden's domestic package, poised to unveil a new billionaires' tax to help pay for...
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Proposed Tax on Billionaires Raises Question: What's Income?

4 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Democrats are homing in on unrealized capital gains raises as a way to help fund their social spending bill.
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Why Facebook whistleblower and her ‘crypto friends' moved to Puerto Rico

Why Facebook whistleblower and her ‘crypto friends' moved to Puerto Rico

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

When Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen isn't flying around the world urging lawmakers to regulate her ex-employer, she's apparently living off little-taxed cryptocurrency...
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Biden 'positive' on budget deal; Manchin OK with wealth tax

Biden 'positive' on budget deal; Manchin OK with wealth tax

6 hours ago   |   Post Gazette   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden says he feels “very positive about reaching a deal on his big domestic policy bill
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Democrats look to Billionaire tax on unrealized capital gains

6 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Democratic lawmakers are looking to a tax on unrealized capital gains for the ultrarich.
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Biden 'positive' on budget deal; Manchin OK with wealth tax

6 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

It's unclear what level of the new taxes Manchin would support, but he generally backs the White House proposals.
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Biden hopes for spending deal by Thursday, says Manchin talks ‘went well'

Biden hopes for spending deal by Thursday, says Manchin talks ‘went well'

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

President Biden on Monday said he hopes to have a deal on his massive social spending plan before Thursday when he leaves for a trip to Europe, as Democrats eye a new "wealth tax."
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