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Response to OnlinePoker (Reply #6)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 04:52 PM

54. regressive vs progressive

"Taxed once through SS and then through income taxes to repay it. This is the problem with any financial tool the government can get their fingers on. They'll rip it off and say trust us, we'll pay it back. "
Payroll taxes are regressive and income taxes are progressive. So if there's more to be paid in interest... ie out of general funds... at least hopefully. Borrowing has gotten insane.

So I don't understand your objection. When interest was 6-7-8% on the trust fund... the interest was coming from the same source. By your logic we can be taxed for SS and not get any interest and in that way we can avoid the double taxation.

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