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  •  Between double payroll taxes... (0+ / 0-)

    ....and medical insurance, the worst hits are taken by small businesspeople like myself, and the benefits go to private equity holders of carried interest, who pay taxes at the long-term capital gain rate and pay no payroll taxes.

    The conversion of medical insurance premiums from a deduction into a partial tax credit is going to be huge for me in 2014 if the Supreme Court doesn't overrule Obamacare.

    9-11 changed everything? Well, Katrina changed it back.

    by varro on Mon May 28, 2012 at 12:28:31 PM PDT

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