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Senate Republicans Want Your Cleaning Lady to Pay Income Tax, But Not FedEx

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen travelled to Poland this week to urge support for a 15 percent global minimum tax on corporate income. These negotiations are slow going , but the Poles will be pushovers compared to the United States Senate. The same Senate Republicans who wish to impose a minimum income tax on people refuse to impose one on corporations. “All Americans should pay some income tax,” says Senator Rick Scott of Florida, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, in his Rescue America plan. In practice, that means someone making, for example, $30,000 annually...
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