Facebook co founder Chris Hughes
Beijing time 6, according to CNBC, Facebook co founder Chris Hughes (Chris Hughes) believes that the government should grant cash grants to the lowest income groups to eliminate income inequality, which should be levied on higher taxes for the rich, even large technology companies such as Facebook. .
Hughes, 34, was one of the Facebook co founders of the year. In 2004, he co founded the company with Mark Zuckerberg and three other Harvard University classmates. He was the company's spokesman in the first three years, and then he left Facebook to complete a Harvard degree and was a media strategist in the Austria. Bama's campaign team in 2008.
His initial stock, which he earned three years at Facebook, is now worth as much as $500 million, but Hughes believes his
In an interview with TechCrunch, he said:
And has been advocating
The solution, Hughes says, is to adjust the American tax law and make money from the rich like him to those who need help, including the unemployed and the American workers who work hard to make a living.
The most urgent thing we can do, he says, is to change the practice of reducing the tax rate for businesses and 1% rich people, instead, to create a $500 tax credit for us workers who earn less than $50 thousand a year.
Hughes said the plan would cost about 290 billion dollars a year. He suggested that the government raise 50% of the income tax and capital gains tax on people earning more than $250 thousand a year. According to the latest tax reform, the current income tax rate for individuals earning more than $200 thousand per year is 35%.
Hughes said that by giving low-income workers $500 a month, they would be guaranteed no less than $6000 a year.
Hughes also proposed further reform of the U.S. tax code to generate enough money to guarantee a minimum income for American workers. For example,
Hughes says companies can earn billions of dollars in profits , partly thanks to data collection .