Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Good ol' Mitt...He wants YOU to pay HIS fair share!

Fast Facts About Mitt Romney & Taxes

Mitt Romney is worth up to $250 million, according to Personal Financial Disclosure forms filed with the Federal Election Commission.
  • Mitt Romney pays an effective tax rate of just 14 percent, according to a recent report in TIME magazine.
  • A typical middle class taxpayer making $60,000 in wages would pay an effective tax rate of 29.9 percent in 2011, according to figures from Citizens for Tax Justice.
  • Nearly 100,000 millionaires pay lower tax rates than middle class Americans, according to a recent report from the Congressional Research Service.
  • Despite running for elective office for more than two decades, Mitt Romney has never released his tax returns.
  • In 1994, when Mitt Romney was running against the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, Romney called on Kennedy to release his tax returns to prove he had “nothing to hide.”
  • During his 2002 gubernatorial campaign, Mitt Romney called on his opponent’s husband to release his tax returns. Romney’s opponent released her tax returns, but Romney refused to release his own tax returns.
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