DC pays more in federal taxes than:
But DC residents have 0 say in how that $ $ is spent.
— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) April 30, 2021
Pay no attention to the wailing you’re hearing from the Street. Biden’s upcoming proposal to raise capital gains taxes on those earning $ 1 million+ would affect only richest 0.32% of Americans, whose capital gains (mostly shares of stock) have soared over the last decade.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) April 24, 2021
55 of America’s largest corporations paid no taxes last year—a collective total of $ 8.5 billion owed. Even worse: many received millions of dollars in tax rebates.
Enough is enough. Let’s fix the IRS and ensure corporations pay their fair share.
— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) April 11, 2021
Democrats in Congress should repeal the limit on deductions for state and local taxes, which was a feature of the tax law that Republicans passed in 2017. The limit is unfair, and it hurts middle class taxpayers in many blue states from New York to California.
— Jon Cooper 🇺🇸 (@joncoopertweets) April 7, 2021
In this country, there is an understanding that the level of income and wealth inequality we have now is unsustainable and immoral. The time is long overdue to demand the wealthiest people and the largest corporations in America start paying their share of federal income taxes. pic.twitter.com/LUWWP5VGJU
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) April 5, 2021
Cost to consumers:
Nike Air Max 270s: $ 150
Dish Network basic package: $ 64.99
FedEx “large” box delivery: $ 20.00
Zoom Pro monthly membership: $ 14.99
Federal income taxes paid in 2020:
Nike: $ 0
Dish Network: $ 0
FedEx: $ 0
Zoom: $ 0
Yes. We must end our rigged tax code.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 4, 2021
We can no longer tolerate a rigged system that allows FedEx to pay nothing in federal income taxes for 3 straight years after making billions in profits while forcing the Postal Service to pre-fund retiree benefits 75 years into the future for workers who haven’t even been born.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 3, 2021