The GOP candidate's 13.9% rate draws attention to a tax break for investment execs that taxes profits at the capital gains rate of 15% rather than the regular rate of up to 35%.
Romney favors the orthodox GOP approach of lowering tax rates and overhauling the corporate tax system. Gingrich's plan is more radical and much more difficult to achieve.
A California campaign comparing reality star's tax bill with that of a middle-class earner is misleading and fails to account for federal taxes.
GOP candidate's proposal would cut taxes 62% for millionaires and put a major hole in the federal budget, analysis finds. Gingrich disputes deficit projection.
GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain -- the frontrunner, according to some polls -- has proposed a major overhaul of the U.S. tax system. What would it mean to taxpayers and the economy?
First family paid 26% of adjusted gross income, and the Bidens paid 23%. The Obamas are expecting a refund of $12,334.
Americans are paying less in federal taxes than they did under Bush, and taxes are taking the smallest share of GDP since Truman was president.
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