Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has revived his calls for increased taxes on the wealthy in the op-ed pages of The New York Times.
In a new op-ed that appeared Sunday entitled, “A Minimum Tax for the Wealthy,” Buffett follows up on an earlier editorial, “Stop Coddling the Super-Rich,” which appeared in August 2011. Buffett suggested that the super-rich should not be paying lower tax rates than their employees, which prompted President Obama to propose the so-called Buffett Rule (see Buffett Says Tax Code is 'Coddling the Super-Rich').
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