Why Is Taxation of Share Buybacks the Wrong Solution for Executive Payouts?

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Democrats Review Share Buybacks and Partnerships

“The constant theme in our tax code is that paying taxes is mandatory for working people, but optional for wealthy investors and mega-corporations. This is especially true when it comes to pass-through businesses and partnerships, which are the preferred tax avoidance tools for those at the top,” said Mr Wyden. To change all that, Democrats …