Some high-income Americans are urging the government to roll back tax breaks that have benefited the wealthy. They want the government to spend that money on education, health, energy and infrastructure. What would you be willing to pay higher taxes for?
I would gladly pay more taxes for the right to healthcare. That way I wouldn’t be so stuck in a job that I hate. -anonymous text message
I am not willing to pay more taxes to pay for anything, current taxes are far higher than they need to be. If some rich people want to pay more, they can make an individual donation to the treasury. This is about raising taxes on people who don’t have the extra money. -Jason, Eagan, MN
Light rail and public education. -Cathy Gunderson
I would be willing to pay higher taxes for universal health care education and a gas tax to promote energy independence. -Jim
Universal health care. -Mike, Minneapolis, MN
I think a tax with a flexible rate that would hold the price of gasoline at a steady $5, $6, or even $7 would be great. -Pete, Minneapolis, MN
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