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@9RB4HCBVeteran from Texas answered…2wks

No. It's been historically lower to encourage more investment and hence liquidity in the markets. Also, money invested into the stock market is usually already taxed. E.g. I take my after-tax wages (taxed at ordinary rates) and invest it into the stock market that has a chance of losing money.

@Bradi-KooymanIndependent from California answered…3mos

I don’t know enough about this topic to give an adequate answer.

@9GXBMV8Green from New York answered…3mos

@9GNB4DYVeteran from Nebraska answered…3mos

Completely abolish federal income tax, abolish the IRS, add a federal sales tax like a VAT to all purchases made by any person or entity without exception or exemption, and eliminate all federal funding of any kind to any state that collects income tax.

@9GMYF64Constitution from Idaho answered…3mos

This should apply to those who make 75% of their income from the stock market

@jrittenhGreen from Indiana answered…3mos

@9GLMNG4Democrat from Virginia answered…3mos

Yes, and all income above the poverty level should be taxed at the same rate.

@9GFP6BFDemocrat from Massachusetts answered…3mos

@9G9Q5RYWomen’s Equality from Minnesota answered…3mos

@9G4JC4ZSocialist from California answered…3mos

Yes, but it should be tiered by the amount made. For example, any money over 250,000 should be taxed at a higher rate

@9FVGNBCPeace and Freedomfrom Texas  answered…3mos

@9FSLQ5LVeteran from Illinois answered…3mos

I do not know enough about this to make an informed decision.

@9FPZNHFDemocrat from Kansas answered…3mos

@9FNFF2MTranshumanistfrom Guam  answered…3mos

real estate and REITs should be heavily taxed but stocks and bonds should not be taxed if held longer than 185 days

@9FGTH88Libertarian from Colorado answered…3mos

Move to a form of funding that is voluntary that the people have full control over and abolish all taxation.

@CharCharIndependent from South Carolina answered…3mos

@9QSWWWCPeace and Freedom from Florida answered…2mos

yes, in our current government. but the monetary currency system should be abolished.

@9QNZQB5Greenfrom Maine  answered…2mos

Yes on stocks and bonds, yes on real estate with an exemption for one residential property per family.

@9QDH58YTranshumanistfrom Guam  answered…2mos

Increase it on real estate except the first property or home to a substantial amount but not on stocks and bonds

@9Q8H84DRepublican from Pennsylvania answered…2mos

Absolutely not increasing the capital gains tax will limit investment in our economy

@9PJZZYYGreen from Wisconsin answered…3mos

Yes, but on high-frequency trades and use this tax for UBI.

@9P48GWXDemocrat from Nebraska answered…3mos

Include a small fee to help pay off student debt for civil servants and first responders.

@9P2LP7KIndependent from Ohio answered…3mos

Depends on the tax rate of most other taxable things. A balance is needed

@9NTVVYPIndependent from Tennessee answered…3mos

Yes, Sliding scale tax amount increased for more profitable sales.

@9NTXZXQTranshumanist from New York answered…3mos

An increase for taxpayers with income above a certain level

@9N885W5Green from Utah answered…3mos

No, but all income should be taxed at the same rate and we need to abolish pre-tax deductions so people and corporations cannot shelter their income without paying taxes

@9N6TCZLWomen’s Equality from California answered…3mos

@Nicole-SchnableRepublican from New York answered…3mos

@9LHRXWPDemocrat from Massachusetts answered…3mos

Yes after a certain amount and abolish the capital gains tax a tax that is on money that has already been taxed

@9KYPLH7Progressive from Kansas answered…3mos

@9KP3GFSGreen from Tennessee answered…3mos

@9KBBSSYWomen’s Equality from Ohio answered…3mos

No, but reforms are needed to close loopholes. These efforts need to be focused on those that abuse the system and make over a given amount of money a year, i.e. >$500,000/yr.

@Monica-HartLibertarian from Utah answered…3mos

Irrelevant to my stance. Taxes should be a flat tax on the sale of goods and services included in the price of the same.

@BobBeastaRepublicanfrom Maine  answered…3mos

No, and abolish capital gains taxes as it is double taxation

@9JQ74D9Women’s Equality from Michigan answered…3mos

Real estate should be taxed so that wealthy land lords pay their fair sure as the stock and bond market opens up in the digital space for the those of lower wealth brackets.

@9JGNTWDPeace and Freedom from North Carolina answered…3mos

@9JFHCJPTranshumanist from Texas answered…3mos


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