Trump Proof Seattle discussed the effort to make rich people pay their fair share of taxes and to fix out horrendous wealth inequality.
On Thursday Nov 7, Gov. Inslee testified to the the House Finance Committee, chaired by Reuven Carlyle, in favor of extending til 2040 tax breaks for Boeing, in exchange for Boeing’s agreeing to build the 777X plane here in Washington State. Inslee says the deal will be a net win for the taxpayers, due to […]
We’ve had a lot of talk about the privilege of the top 1 percent, and how they are grabbing more and more of our national income. Once, productivity increases were proportionally shared between corporations and workers. Now they’re mostly grabbed by companies and their top executives, while workers are left with decreased retirement savings, increased […]
Name Photo Position Annual Salary Net worth Approximate percent of income paid in Washington state taxes Steve Ballmer Microsoft CEO $1.3 million about $15.7 billion Mark Ritz Restaurant cook $25,500 about $3000 Sources Microsoft CEO Ballmer pay slips 4 pct to $1.3M http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Ballmer Washington: Who Pays? Fact sheet Cook $13 – $15/HR ($26,000 – $30,000/yr), […]