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Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates is Mark Zuckerberg. They are the three tech gurus, the most affected by the 3% tax that Senator Dem Elizabeth Warren proposes for net assets of more than one billion. While for those of 50 million the tax is 2%. Warren published a "Billionaire Tax Calculator" on his website.
Here's what comes out of it.
In the lead, there is Jeff Bezos with an income of 112, 3 billion dollars. Amazon's founder, president and CEO would pay 6.697 billion.
The father of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is in second place (107 billion in income and 6,379 in taxes).
The founder and CEO of Facebook completes the podium. Mark Zuckerberg, with 4.249 billion out of 71.5 of assets.
Multi-billion euro taxes also for Jim Walton (Wal-Mart) which would pay 3,181 billion on 53.7 billion in wealth.
The entrepreneur and former mayor of New York, Mike Bloomberg, is in fifth place, would pay with 3.079 billion on 52.
Sixth, the industrialist Charles Koch with 2.251 billion taxes. Equity is 43.2 billion, mostly from the private company Koch Industries, a Kansas conglomerate active in energy production and oil refining and in chemical sectors.
In Warren's calculator, the seventh place is up to Victoria Mars, businesswoman and heiress of the Mars family who built an empire thanks to confectionery. Victoria hto 397 million dollars to be paid on 7.3 billion in cash.
In eighth place, there is the Secretary of Education: the Republican family Betsy DeVos would pay 283 million on a treasure of 5.4 billion dollars. Her heritage coincides with that of her husband, Dick DeVos, entrepreneur, businessman and American author. Son of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos, Dick was CEO of the marketing company from 1993 to 2002.
Ninth position for Leon Cooperman. The president and CEO of Omega Advisors – investment consulting firm based in New York would pay 151 million taxes on 3.2 billion of assets.
The head of JP Morgan Chase Jamie Dimon closes the list with 55 million of taxes on one billion and six hundred million of wealth.
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