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Pete Sepp

“High taxes on the wealthy” is a political public relations talking point. In reality taxes that are raised on the “so-called rich” hurt a wide range of small business owners, and stifle job creation. There are numerous myths surrounding the burden of taxes that the wealthy shoulder; one of the most popular destinations on NTU’s website is "Who Pays Income Taxes?" which many people find to be a real eye-opener. But even by other measurements, the wealthy bear a huge amount of the tax load, often to the detriment of our economy.

Vice President of the National Taxpayers Union, Pete Sepp