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  • Doug Oosterhart, CFP®

WAYT - Federal Taxes 101, Taxing Income vs. Wealth/Assets

How do federal taxes even work? What's the difference between marginal and effective tax rates?

Should the US tax income (current process) or should it tax wealth and assets? Let's discuss.

The marginal tax rate is the rate of tax charged on a taxpayer's last dollar of income. The effective tax rate is the actual percentage of taxes you pay on all your taxable income.

YouTube video about taxing the rich from 2019.

Links to Apple and Spotify.

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