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Time to Tax Stock Trades?

the union wants to apply a small tax — a tenth of 1 percent — on every stock transaction.

great idea right?
Next lets tax breathing!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:58 PM on Sep. 3, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:58 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:08 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Its a great idea to the left. Like they aren't taxed enough already.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 4:30 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • I don't like it. The US economy needs the stock exchange. Opening this 'can of worms' is not a good idea, imo.
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:00 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Great idea? Nope. Horrible idea, and for what?


    To raise revenue to go towards . . . what? Kennedy health care reform? Crap and trade? To pay down the debt?


    Yeah, it's always wise to penalize the fiscally responsible and the financial risk takers that are willing to shell out their own dollars to make a profit. We can see how this administration sees that as a dirty word (profit).


    This tactic is nothing more than the preverbial search in the couch cusions and under the car seats for coins.

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 5:06 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

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