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Senate Proceeding on Jun 7th, 2011 :: 0:55:15 to 0:55:54
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Sheldon Whitehouse

0:55:06 to 0:55:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: over $225 million in the same year that this taxpayer would have made less than $45,000. what does that equate to in terms of jobs? the bureau of labor statistics for the providence, rhode island, labor market says that on average, a truck driver will

Sheldon Whitehouse

0:55:15 to 0:55:54( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheldon Whitehouse

0:55:27 to 0:55:50( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: earn about $40,200. at that income point, $40,200, that average truck driver is paying the same tax rate as the 400 biggest income earners in the country. they each earned over $225 million. they paid 18.2%.

Sheldon Whitehouse

0:55:51 to 0:55:54( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: the truck driver earns $40,000, paying 18.2%, maybe a little over.

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