Taxing the Childless
…as a childless professional in my mid-30s, I often reflect on the sacrifices working parents make to better the lives of their children. And I have come to the reluctant conclusion that I ought to pay much higher taxes so that working parents can pay much lower taxes.
Not endorsed in the slightest: Slate columnist Reihan Salam argues that childless people should pay higher taxes than those with children.
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