This election is taxing my brain

This election is taxing my brain

There are only ever two constants in life: Death and taxes. With a week to go before the election, Barack Obama is focusing on the latter.

Obama’s campaign has put a calculator on its Website so that voters can estimate their tax breaks under an Obama administration. Accordingly, The Big Lipowsky stands to save $500 in taxes under an Obama administration.

But is this really a big indicator of who’d be a better president?

The Tax Foundation has a breakdown of the candidates’ tax plans. The Big Lipowsky doesn’t have a link but recalls reading a news article about a month ago that said the majority of Americans would not notice a major difference in taxes under President Obama than they would under President McCain. I will dig around for that article and hopefully post it later this week. In the meantime, the Tax Foundation seems to provide a good breakdown of the tax plans.

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