Originally Posted by bolinp78
So you are saying that no matter how the income is generated (salary, dividends, capital gains) people that make the same amount should be paying the same taxes?
it's all money earned
how you earn it should make no difference to how you are taxed
so if i have no salary and i make 1 million a year in the stock market i should pay less tax than someone who has a salary of 1 million?
as long as its money earned
not inheritance (estate tax) etc
it should be taxed the same
why is that unfair?