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Gordon Brown
19th March 2009, 19:23

US lawmakers in the House of Representatives have voted in favour of a bill to levy a 90% tax on big bonuses from firms bailed out by taxpayers.

The move follows outrage over the decision by AIG to award its employees $165m in bonuses after taking $170bn in aid from the government.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said: "We want our money back and we want our money back now for the taxpayers."

90% tax. Now we're talking.


19th March 2009, 19:26
F*** O** Gordon.

19th March 2009, 19:32
And a 100% tax on benefits.

Doggy Styles
19th March 2009, 20:20
Gordon, what about 90% income tax for everyone in the private sector.

19th March 2009, 20:24
Labour had a 98% tax on unearned income in the 1970s, so be careful what you wish for !! :sick