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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Apr 8, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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There should be a confuscatory 100% tax on the wealth of the 1%. 3 years ago from a Green in Los Angeles, CA
No. If companies are discouraged from investing and locating in the U.S., they should also be banned from selling to the U.S. 3 years ago from a Green in San Jose, CA
Multinational commerce is important but using it to avoid taxation cannot be allowed. People and corporations who fail to report any income should face extreme repercussions. 3 years ago from a Green in Summerville, SC
Current banking regulations against this already discriminate against expatriate americans and give them an undue burden, especially if they do not intend on returning. America is the only major country that taxes world income by citizenship and not... 3 years ago from a Green in Cape Vincent, NY
I don't have a problem where money is put into a bank as long as they are taxed and reported just like they would be if put in a bank within the US. 3 years ago from a Green in Costa Mesa, CA