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Subject:  Re: Higher Medicare premiums for Top 25% Date:  4/14/2013  6:07 PM
Author:  alchook Number:  72024 of 75625

I hear that argument from time to time and it makes very little sense to me.

It makes sense to at least some people. From today’s New York Times:

Although the tax is technically split between employers and employees, economists agree that workers suffer the whole cost of the tax. Without it, workers could expect to have higher wages, not just lower taxes.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/opinion/sunday/payroll-tax...
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