"I have paid more than $10 billion in taxes, but I should have paid more", Mr. Gates, who is worth roughly $96.5 billion, told the United Kingdom.'s Daily Mail in an interview published Tuesday. So the ability of hedge fund people, various people - they aren't paying that ordinary income rate.
Gates, who along with his wife Melinda have become some of the world's leading philanthropists, allowed that the tax code could be made 'more progressive, ' but didn't spell out exactly how. The top marginal rate is now 37 percent.
While Ocasio-Cortez has been impressive in many ways on social media, she doesn't lead in other metrics, with Sen.
'We can be more progressive without really threatening income generation - what you have left to decide how to spread around, ' Gates said, noting the tradeoff that many economists point out.
'If you focus on that, you're missing the picture, ' he said.
Ocasio-Cortez used an appearance on CBS "60 Minutes" to pitch her plan to tax double-digit millionaires at a 70 percent rate - taking care to note the amount below that threshold would be taxed at lower amounts.
Rich dude Bill Gates told funnyman Stephen Colbert on Tuesday that the wealthy need to pay their fair share in taxes but that a proposed 70 percent marginal rate is flawed. "That doesn't mean all $10 million are taxed at an extremely high rate".
"I'm going to be the bad guy, which I'm sure half the room would agree with anyway, and I want to get away with as much bad things as possible, ideally to enrich myself and advance my interests, even if that means putting my interests ahead of the American people", the New York Democrat began.
La scène prend place près de la place de la République, boulevard du Temple, à Paris, dans le 3ème arrondissement. Le commerçant parisien, âgé de 32 ans, a quitté ses fourneaux pour le commissariat du VIII.
Samedi, la femme et agent du joueur, Wanda Nara, avait déclaré à AS: "La prolongation est très loin aujourd'hui". Le divorce semble total entre les deux parties qui cherchent toujours un accord pour un nouveau contrat.
Après avoir eu une chance de s'échapper à la fin de la saison 2, June a décidé de rester et de se battre de l'intérieure. En France, ils seront disponibles en US+24 sur OCS, comme les saisons précédentes.
That's because the Cardinals led by 23 points with 9 minutes, 5 seconds to play, but ended up losing 71-69. The Blue Devils were down 59-36 with 9:13 left in the game and stormed back by closing on a 35-10 run.
After playing two seasons with the Thunder, Kanter was traded along with Doug McDermott to NY in exchange for Carmelo Anthony . Enes Kanter will be a Trail Blazer as the former Knicks center will get a chance to play with a contender.
Adams unequivocally denies that he ever engaged in inappropriate online sexual communications with someone he knew was underage". She alleged that he booked time for them at the studio, but would then replace her with other female artists.
L'acteur et producteur est décédé dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche à l'âge de 71 ans, rapporte le site AlloCiné. C'était un second rôle marquant du cinéma français.
US Air Force officer who defected 'spied for Iran'
That year she travelled to Iran to attend an anti-America conference sponsored by the New Horizon Organization. They declined to say to what extent these disclosures compromised USA intelligence operations targeting Iran.
NASCAR Officials To Get Tough On Cheaters
The program will run at consecutive races at Texas Motor Speedway , Iowa Speedway and Gateway Motorsports Park in July. Qualifying at superspeedways (Daytona and Talladega) will remain two untimed rounds of single-lap qualifying.
Ravens agree to trade Joe Flacco to Broncos
Flacco, 34, is a former Super Bowl MVP, but he's largely underwhelmed since Baltimore's championship season in 2012. A year ago he threw for 12 touchdowns and six interceptions, completing 61 percent of his passes, in nine games.
Mercedes reveal their 2019 challenger
Hamilton added: "This is my seventh year with the team and the energy and the determination within the team are really inspiring". Ex-Force India racer Esteban Ocon will act as back-up to the pair after missing out on a 2019 race seat.