Loading...

Understanding Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's Tax Plans

976,950 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Oct 11, 2016

In which John Green compares the tax proposals of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and looks at what the tax system and budget would look like for different families. There's also a brief introduction to federal income tax here in the United States, and some discussion of the candidates' budget proposals.

SOURCES:

The Tax Policy Center's excellent and detailed analysis of Democrat Hillary Clinton's tax plan: http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/public...
The Tax Policy Center's analysis of Republican Donald Trump's tax plan: http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/public...
Much of the information in this video came from the Tax Foundation's analysis of Clinton's tax proposals: http://taxfoundation.org/sites/defaul...
And of Trump's: http://taxfoundation.org/article/deta...
Lily Batchelder's paper explaining why Trump's tax plan would result in tax increases for 7.8 million households: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cf...
and a politifact story on the same topic: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-met...
Donald Trump's tax plan would boost the debt much more than Clinton's, and would put U.S. debt held by the public over 100% of GDP in the next decade according to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget: http://crfb.org/papers/promises-and-p...
The CRFB explains Trump's budget cut proposals here: http://crfb.org/blogs/explaining-dona... And his plan for increased defense spending here: http://crfb.org/blogs/how-much-would-...
Chart of our publicly held debt to GDP ratio came from here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationa...
The Tax Policy Center has an excellent chart explaining effective tax rates by income size that you'll enjoy if you're into this kind of stuff: http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/statis...

HUGE THANKS to Mark Olsen for graphics, Rosianna Halse Rojas for graphics and fact-checking, and Amanda McCloughlin and Adriene Hill for fact-checking. Any errors are entirely my own.

----
Subscribe to our newsletter! http://nerdfighteria.com/newsletter/
And join the community at http://nerdfighteria.com http://effyeahnerdfighters.com
Help transcribe videos - http://nerdfighteria.info
John's twitter - http://twitter.com/johngreen
John's tumblr - http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com
Hank's twitter - http://twitter.com/hankgreen
Hank's tumblr - http://edwardspoonhands.tumblr.com

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...