Tag Archives: Tax Rates

The Debt Question Facing Janet Yellen: How Much Is Too Much? – WSJ

By | January 19, 2021

A big question hangs over Janet Yellen this week at her confirmation hearing to become U.S. Treasury secretary: How much debt is too much?   In the past four years, U.S. government debt held by the public has increased by $7 trillion to $21.6 trillion. President-elect Joe Biden has committed to a spending program that… Read More »

Top Marginal Tax Rates

By | October 19, 2019

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, could be taxed NINETY-NINE POINT NINE PERCENT of his net worth, and STILL be worth a BILLION dollars. Let that sink in. $10M is pretty wealthy. $100M is pretty crazy. “Just” $1B is ludicrous. He is worth $110 BILLION. It just seems to me that — at some point —… Read More »