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H.R.1124 Fairness in Taxation Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 16, 2011 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • 24% of users support H.R.1124

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On July 21, 2011, by lessgov101 - I think that if gov. wants fairness in taxes... A flat % across the board would be better. Have everyone pay the same % on earnings, so no one has an advantage.

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      As noted by lessgov101, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 21, 2011, "I think that if gov. wants fairness in taxes... A flat % across the board would be better. Have everyone pay the same % on earnings, so no one has an advantage."
    • On June 07, 2011, by nancym - I hardly think the hedge fund managers would be "punished" by this legislation--long overdue. Give me a break!

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      As noted by nancym, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 07, 2011, "I hardly think the hedge fund managers would be "punished" by this legislation--long overdue. Give me a break! "
    • On May 12, 2011, by SignOfTheDollar - The fact that this nation now defines the punishment of achievement as "fairness" is one of the leading causes of our impending collapse. In addition, it is the main reason I have chosen to take my productive capacity offline for the foreseeable future. Read Atlas Shrugged!

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      As noted by SignOfTheDollar, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 12, 2011, "The fact that this nation now defines the punishment of achievement as "fairness" is one of the leading causes of our impending collapse. In addition, it is the main reason I have chosen to take my productive capacity offline for the foreseeable future. Read Atlas Shrugged!"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Congressman Allen West – Weekly Wrap Up – April 21, 2012 ... - April 21, 2012 by allenwestrepublic - Higher taxes on those deemed by the government to earn too much (H.R. 1124) - Praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro after a 2009 visit to Cuba. President Barack Obama visited South Florida last week. Not surprisingly, his ...

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      As noted by allenwestrepublic on April 21, 2012, "Higher taxes on those deemed by the government to earn too much (H.R. 1124) - Praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro after a 2009 visit to Cuba. President Barack Obama visited South Florida last week. Not surprisingly, his ..." (/url?q=http://allenwestrepublic.wordpress.com/2012/04/21/congressman-allen-west-weekly-wrap-up-april-21-2012/&sa=U&ei=DBDNT-SDMIboggfL5Zh3&ved=0CEgQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFIPUzrTw9BHAWeTmocVOpJxVZuvw)
    • Congressman Allen West – Weekly Wrap Up – April 21, 2012 ... - April 21, 2012 by allenwestrepublic - Higher taxes on those deemed by the government to earn too much (H.R. 1124) - Praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro after a 2009 visit to Cuba. President Barack Obama visited South Florida last week. Not surprisingly, his ...

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      As noted by allenwestrepublic on April 21, 2012, "Higher taxes on those deemed by the government to earn too much (H.R. 1124) - Praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro after a 2009 visit to Cuba. President Barack Obama visited South Florida last week. Not surprisingly, his ..." (/url?q=http://allenwestrepublic.wordpress.com/2012/04/21/congressman-allen-west-weekly-wrap-up-april-21-2012/&sa=U&ei=u--xT-SmI4qc8gSouLWKCQ&ved=0CDMQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFtHhw-7D9khe9-zXZ_07dlj-TyLQ)
    • Congressman Allen West – Weekly Wrap Up – April 21, 2012 ... - April 21, 2012 by allenwestrepublic - Higher taxes on those deemed by the government to earn too much (H.R. 1124) - Praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro after a 2009 visit to Cuba. President Barack Obama visited South Florida last week. Not surprisingly, his ...

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      As noted by allenwestrepublic on April 21, 2012, "Higher taxes on those deemed by the government to earn too much (H.R. 1124) - Praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro after a 2009 visit to Cuba. President Barack Obama visited South Florida last week. Not surprisingly, his ..." (/url?q=http://allenwestrepublic.wordpress.com/2012/04/21/congressman-allen-west-weekly-wrap-up-april-21-2012/&sa=U&ei=1jmvT4i4M9Cl2AXxwuTpCA&ved=0CDMQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNGHcB4oT_qHKmsUZoHTlukJpsZLxw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Five Lies Allen West Told on Mark Levin's Radio Show Friday Night - April 16, 2012 by Broward New Times (blog) - 5. A progressive tax plan is socialist. The lie: "They wanted to have higher taxes on those deemed by themselves, as the government, as earning too much, and that was H.R. 1124. These are individuals who really do have principles that are really counter to

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      As noted by Broward New Times (blog) on April 16, 2012, "5. A progressive tax plan is socialist. The lie: "They wanted to have higher taxes on those deemed by themselves, as the government, as earning too much, and that was H.R. 1124. These are individuals who really do have principles that are really counter to" (http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/2012/04/allen_west_communism_levin_lies.php?page=2)
    • House Progressives Unveil Economic Recovery Plan to Create Over 5 Million Jobs & Reduce Deficit by $2 Trillion - December 15, 2011 by eNews Park Forest - The comprehensive plan includes major provisions from Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act (H.R. 2914) and Fairness in Taxation Act (H.R. 1124) introduced earlier this year to put Americans back to work with direct hire

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      As noted by eNews Park Forest on December 15, 2011, "The comprehensive plan includes major provisions from Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act (H.R. 2914) and Fairness in Taxation Act (H.R. 1124) introduced earlier this year to put Americans back to work with direct hire " (http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/latest-national/29605-house-progressives-unveil-economic-recovery-plan-to-create-over-5-million-jobs-a-reduce-deficit-by-2-trillion-.html?tmpl=component&page=)
    • Progressives introduce 'Restore the American Dream for the 99 percent Act' - December 13, 2011 by Examiner - Schakowsky’s Fairness in Taxation Act (H.R. 1124), the 10-year savings from which would more than pay for all of the near-term job-creation policies. The Fairness in Taxation Act would create several new tax brackets that would affect only high-income ..

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      As noted by Examiner on December 13, 2011, "Schakowsky’s Fairness in Taxation Act (H.R. 1124), the 10-year savings from which would more than pay for all of the near-term job-creation policies. The Fairness in Taxation Act would create several new tax brackets that would affect only high-income .." (http://www.examiner.com/conservative-in-spokane/progressives-introduce-restore-the-american-dream-for-the-99-percent-act)
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