Saturday, September 24, 2005

The old bait and switch

Over the next 10 years, Americans will not receive nearly $750 billion in tax cuts sponsored by President Bush because the cuts will be offset by the alternative minimum tax, a new report by Congressional tax specialists shows.
The report, prepared by the staff of the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, said that from 2006 to 2015, Americans would pay as much as $1.1 trillion more under the alternative minimum tax, partly as a result of the Bush tax cuts.

Families with children who own their homes will be hit hardest by the increased alternative tax.

Read the entire story here.

Thank you, Mr. President, may I have another.

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