The Presidential Candidates' New Tax Proposals - October 27, 2008

Research Report

The Presidential Candidates' New Tax Proposals - October 27, 2008

October 27, 2008

Abstract

In response to the deterioration of the economy and the decline in asset values, Senators McCain and Obama have offered new proposals related to unemployment compensation, retirement savings, taxation of capital gains, and job creation. Although the proposals would provide some benefit, they have significant shortcomings.

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