The rich get government handouts just like the poor.
Here are 10 of them.
In case you are still skeptical that many of the non-poor
and, in fact, a lot of the rich
we’ve rounded up some more examples below
.1. The mortgage interest deduction for big houses and second homes.
- The yacht tax deduction.
- Rental property.
- Fancy business meals.
- The capital gains tax rate.
- The estate tax.
- Gambling loss deductions.
- The Social Security earnings limit.
- Retirement plans.
- Tax prep.
Emily Badger is a reporter for Wonkblog covering urban policy. She was previously a staff writer at The Atlantic Cities.
Christopher Ingraham writes about politics, drug policy and all things data. He previously worked at the Brookings Institution and the Pew Research Center.