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Investors could pay more
Investors could pay more

... but investors pay arguably more, since the companies they own also pay taxes -- how much more is unclear, says Roberton Williams of the Tax Policy Center.

Above is an estimate of a high earner's tax if the investors pay all the corporate tax (though, in fact, some may be passed on to workers).

By Susie Poppick @Money - Last updated March 15 2012: 2:38 PM ET
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