Biden wants to raise taxes on the rich: maximum capital gains tax of 43.4%

US President Joe Biden will propose a federal tax cap Liquid Capital Gain of 43.4%, As reported by Bloomberg, up from current 23.8%. The increase will translate into a total tax of 52.22% in New York state, for example. The maximum rate is expected for those who earn more than $ 1 million annually.

Previously, the New York Times had provided details of the “American Family Plan”, education plan and other social expenditures. Immediately after the news, the Dow Jones index fell below the level and is now down 213 points (-0.6%). The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indices, which were positive, are losing 18.60 and 51.42 points, respectively, by -0.45% and -0.37%, respectively. WTI on NYMEX fell 0.03% to $ 61.33 a barrel.


The Biden announcement is part of a broader project of the financial equation that increases revenues from the richest sectors of taxpayers. Biden is expected to submit his proposal again next week within the so-called American Family Plan. The package has a total value of about $ 1 trillion and comes as Congress debates a separate project for $ 2.250 billion Dedicated to Infrastructure (America’s Jobs Plan), after the green light to invest $ 1,900 billion in measures to support families from the pandemic crisis.

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