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Saturday, December 10, 2005

No Millionaire Left Behind

No one should be surprised by any means, but it should be clearly pointed out for those not paying attention:
The Tax Policy Center, run jointly by the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute, concluded that the bottom 80 percent of households would receive 15.8 percent of the House tax cut's benefit. The top 20 percent would receive 84.2 percent of the benefit. Households earning more than $1 million would get 40 percent of the tax cut, or an average cut of nearly $51,000.

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