Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Tax Reform



Stimulate economy without raising taxes

Q: Would you raise taxes on people making under $400,000 a year?

KENNEDY: No, I would not. I'm not going to raise taxes. I don't think that that's the right thing to do right now. I think we really need to stimulate our economy. Another thing that I'm going to do is to create is a program that my uncle, Ted Kennedy, and John McCain originally advanced in 2007, and then it was advanced by a number of civil rights leaders, including Andrew Young and a number of others for a whole lot of reasons, a very good idea, to make passport cards free. So one of the, you know, one of the big penalties against being working poor in this country is that a lot of the working poor do not have a federal photo ID. And under the Patriot Act, the banks [are required to] investigate your ID and they don't want to handle the small accounts from poor people.

Source: CNBC "Last Call" interview with 2023 Presidential hopefuls , Aug 30, 2023

Exempt conversion of bitcoin from capital gains taxes

Kennedy announced his administration "will exempt the conversion of bitcoin to the U.S. dollar from capital gains taxes."

"The benefits include facilitating innovation and spurring investment, ensuring citizen privacy, incentivizing ventures to grow their business and tech jobs in the United States," he added. "Non-taxable events are unreportable and that means it will be more difficult for governments to weaponize currency against free speech, which is one of my principal objectives."

Source: TheStreet.com on 2023 Presidential hopefuls , Jul 18, 2023

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (I-NY)
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