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Social Security

    1. gary hachmeister
    2. Petition by

      gary hachmeister

      san clemente, CA

Demand they lift the "cap" on payroll taxes for Social Security.  The person making $50,000 to $100,499 a year, is taxed on 100% of the income...From $105,000 to Billions are taxed 0 for Social Security.  Don't you think it's time for the wealthest paid people in the country to pay into the program just like everyone else has to.?  

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    • Margaret R HAZEL GREEN, AL
      • over 3 years ago

      Make it fair!

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    • Damian McDonnell BRIDGEWATER, MA
      • over 3 years ago

      Never have I seen a Democratic President do so much for the rich and do so little for the working and middle class of this country!

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    • Richard Zane Smith WYANDOTTE, OK
      • over 3 years ago

      yes! , but why only 100 signatures?

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    • Clay Adams BATAVIA, NY
      • over 3 years ago

      I would want the cap lifted, yes, but it's erroneous to say that we are "taxed" on our income up to 100G per year. It isn't a tax at all, but putting aside a small percentage of our income. Currently, our contribution is 12.4%, I believe, which is matched by the employer.

      Not only should the cap be removed, but this percentage should be raised slightly, to 13 or 14%, also matched by the employer. Just those two tweaks would make the fund much stronger.

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