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The biggest surprise of this 2016 presidential campaign is that taxes aren’t that big of a deal.
That’s because, in part, the 2 candidates left standing basically represent their political philosophies, producing the usual tax results. Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump’s plan cuts taxes a lot. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is satisfied to slightly tweak the current tax system. Bernie Sanders, no longer the Democratic spoiler, would have liked to raise taxes across the board. Now he’s intent on moving Clinton more to the left.
But some of the presidential candidates’ tax plans are surprising. Here are 5 you might find of interest.
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