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  • 11%-20%

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  • 21%-30%

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  • 31%-40%

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  • 41%-50%

    5 15.15%
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    1 3.03%
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    Lightbulb What do You think should be the maximum tax rate for an individual?

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    For all that we have done, as a civilization, as individuals, the universe is not stable, and nor is any single thing within it. Stars consume themselves, the universe itself rushes apart, and we ourselves are composed of matter in constant flux. Colonies of cells in temporary alliance, replicating and decaying and housed within, an incandescent cloud of electrical impulses. This is reality, this is self knowledge, and the perception of it will, of course, make you dizzy.

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    This should be interesting.

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    Hmm, more than 40% I'd call confiscation. Assuming I'm not in this taxation range, the number sounds fair.
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    I'mma vote for the high one to be controversial and because I think I might agree. 1% of $1,000,000,000 is $10,000,000
    For all that we have done, as a civilization, as individuals, the universe is not stable, and nor is any single thing within it. Stars consume themselves, the universe itself rushes apart, and we ourselves are composed of matter in constant flux. Colonies of cells in temporary alliance, replicating and decaying and housed within, an incandescent cloud of electrical impulses. This is reality, this is self knowledge, and the perception of it will, of course, make you dizzy.

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    Depends on income.
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    0%-10%, of course.

    But the best is 0%. 10% would be the very big max.
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    E=60% S=55% T=70% P=80%

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    61-70, if you want your country to run properly and taking care of all its citizens, not just the ones that got lucky with the golden spoon. naturally taxing should be progressive
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    With a reform of the Tax system, and an end of deductions, I see no reason why the top rate needs to go much above around 22%.

    If you don't reform deductions, you can raise the rates all you want, and people will still get around it.

    Most don't understand the difference between the tax rate, and the effective rate.

    Quote Originally Posted by Coriolis View Post
    Depends on income.
    That's why it asks about the top rate.

    What's the highest rate you would employ for those most well off.

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    Around zero. Income taxes don't make sense.

    If we're speaking about the "total tax rate", counting land and indirect taxes (I'm a geolibertarian), then I guess it would have to be the average % of income needed to remaquillage roads and public buildings, as well as founding a certain amount of healthcare and basic research/education. IF the country is rich enough, then this total tax rate should also secure a basic unemployment benefit / insurance - clearly, in order to avoid mass starvation among poor / out of work people.
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    According to our president: 75%.



    He win.
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