Presidential Candidates' Economic Plans Compared
Bianna Golodryga of Yahoo! News compares the economic plans of the 2016 Presidential Candidates.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Bianna Golodryga, Yahoo! News
universal health care
Sanders has a fiery distaste for economic inequality that
has progressives and young people rallying in droves.
He promises the following initiatives:
Sanders' plan is estimated to cost $3.4 trillion.
raising wages to lift up families
eliminating tax loopholes to reallocate excess wealth
raising taxes on top earners
gradually increasing the minimum wage
Clinton has not released any formal tax proposal, but
has given us plenty of information on what to expect.
Clinton is focused on the following policies:
consolidate tax brackets from seven to four
cut corporate income tax rates
create a substantial zero bracket for lower income
Trump has released a detailed plan that promises to...
Trump's plan is estimated to add 5.3 million jobs, grow
wages by 6.5%, but cost $10 trillion in the process.
enact a flat 10% tax on individual income
enact a 16% “business transfer tax” on payroll
Cruz has released an ambitious tax plan that would:
Cruz’ tax plan is estimated to cost $3.6 trillion.
The Tax Foundation estimates this would grow the GDP
by 13% in 10 years, but others insist it would hit the
middle class, lower class, and the elderly especially hard.
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