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Hey, Media, a $75K Mechanic Pays a Lower Tax Rate Than Romney

Robert97 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 9:54 AM
Not quite, Lucid. Your salary is an expense to the company, reducing their profit and thus their income tax. Looked at the other way, the IRS helps pay your salary. Let's say you company pays income tax at 35%, and your salary is $50,000. Your salary reduces the company's income tax by $17,500.
If "journalism malpractice" were a crime, Nancy Grace would not be able to keep track of all the trials.

ABC news reporter Jonathan Karl recently said: "Mitt Romney ... made $13.7 million last year and paid nearly $2 million in taxes. His effective tax rate -- 14.1 percent. That's a lower rate than an auto mechanic who made $75,000 in pay."

Not again.

Back in January, anchor Diane Sawyer teased "Mitt's millions" on ABC's "World News": "What Mitt Romney's taxes really show about wealth, taxes and fairness." Then correspondent David Muir informed viewers: "(Romney's) tax rate? In 2010, about 13.9...