My Novice Thoughts on Bernie Sanders Tax Plan #2: Expand Social Security

Updated: Oct 15, 2020


https://berniesanders.com/en/issues/expand-social-security/

This page makes a lot of different aspirational points, but I am only going to talk about how to pay for it, and what is being proposed on these links.

At a time of massive income and wealth inequality, the wealthiest Americans in this country must pay their fair share into the system. Today, a billionaire pays the same amount of money into Social Security as someone who makes $132,900 a year because the Social Security payroll tax is capped.


Bernie’s Social Security plan would lift this cap and apply the payroll tax on all income over $2