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Brant - I agree with all of your suggestions. TOTALLY true. Especially #3. That one really pisses me off.

1) Reduction of capital gains taxes. They should be reduced to a level of say 15% or so. This would enourage investment.

2) Income Tax Bracket Creep. Right now the top bracket kicks in at $65K. How many people actually consider someone at $65K rich? This is the middle class. I
would raise it to $100K immediately and then index it to inflation.

3) Creating a household tax rather than individual tax. Right now if I make $35K and my wife makes $35K we get taxed at a much lower rate than if my wife made
$70K and I stayed home with the kids, even though the household income is the same. This is basically reducing the standard of living of families as the first family will
be forced into day care (another problem). I propose that as for families with children , the top income earner should be able to transfer up to 25% of their income to
the other spouse to cover child card expenses (if they wish).


Chris.
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