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Hillary’s “Checkpoint Clinton” Tax Plan

August 22, 2016

Donald Trump made himself infamous to critics for saying he wanted to build a wall on the southern border and make Mexico pay for it. But Hillary Clinton deserves equal scorn for wanting to build a wall around American companies and make middle-class workers pay for it.

Earlier this month, Trump announced he would cut corporate tax rates from 35 to 15 percent, a plan that would go farther than the House GOP’s “A Better Way” tax reform proposal, which would reduce the corporate tax rate to 20 percent.

Clinton responded by doubling-down on her plan to keep corporate tax rates, which are the highest in the industrialized world, unchanged. Clinton also emphasized her plan to levy an “exit tax” on companies that want to escape America’s crushing corporate tax burden. Her authoritarian move would in effect construct an economic Berlin Wall around American companies and herd them through a “Leaving the American Sector” checkpoint.

Read the full article at Opportunity Lives: Hillary’s “Checkpoint Clinton” Tax Plan

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