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Biden has proposed raising taxes on American businesses, workers, and families. Biden’s plan would also claw back all the progress President Trump and Congressional Republicans have made in reforming the tax code for the benefit of all Americans. 

In compiling this list, ATR used Biden’s estimate for revenue raised for each new provision. All told, Biden says his tax hikes would raise $3.42 trillion over the next decade. 

Tom Hebert - 2020-01-31 13:00

Bernie Sanders would repeal the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in order to pay for some of his pricey policy proposals, according to a report from CNN:

Other Sanders proposals, such as applying the Social Security payroll tax to annual incomes over $250,000, rescinding the Trump tax cuts and imposing an array of other new taxes on corporations, might collect another $4 trillion over 10 years."

John Kartch - 2020-01-15 09:45

Tonight during the CNN debate Joe Biden told Bernie Sanders that his tax to fund Medicare for All “doesn’t even come close” to paying for the over $40 trillion healthcare plan.

Here’s the key exchange:

Brianne Pfannenstiel: “Vice President Biden, does Senator Sanders owe voters a pricetag on his healthcare plan?” 

John Kartch - 2020-01-14 22:54

Biden rightfully attacks Warren on the issue, but his own numbers don’t add up. He’s $1.4 trillion short. 

Joe Biden regularly calls out Elizabeth Warren for not having numbers that add up. But Biden should look in the mirror: His own numbers don’t add up. Despite a raft of steep tax increases, he is still $1.4 trillion short:

Adam Sabes - 2019-12-10 10:52

President Barack Obama’s former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel slammed the Democrat party’s obsessive focus on socialized medicine in an appearance on ABC’s “This Week.” 

Click here to watch the video. 

The Democrat plan, which they disingenuously call “Medicare for All,” would lead to a dramatic reduction in access and quality of healthcare for all Americans. 

Tom Hebert - 2019-10-29 13:02

Medicare for All will require $32 trillion in higher taxes over the next decade, according to a report by the Urban Institute and the Commonwealth Fund. 

Alex Hendrie - 2019-10-16 14:14
  • Feb. 29. 2020: Joe Biden said: "If you elect me, your taxes are going to be raised, not cut, if you benefited from that."
  • Feb. 27, 2020: Amy Klobuchar said: "Taking the capital gains rate and putting it closer to the personal income tax rate, brings in something like $500 billion."
2019-05-21 11:23

A day by day account of Obama’s tax hikes, broken promises, record debt, rising job loss, non-transparency, protectionism, and memorable quotations

John Kartch - 2009-07-17 15:10
Below is Americans for Tax Reform’s (ATR) comprehensive taxpayer timeline of the presidency of Barack Obama.  It will be updated frequently:
Day 1 -- January 20: In his Inaugural address, President Obama makes a noteworthy commitment to the American taxpayer:
John Kartch - 2009-05-29 12:00