Romney Intentionally Overpays 2011 Taxes

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Date Originated: September of 2012
Categories: Taxes & Mitt Romney
Legally, Romney would have paid closer to 9% but opted to pay more, just over 14%, for political purposes. This is despite his previous stance of. "I don’t pay more than are legally due and frankly if I had paid more than are legally due I don’t think I’d be qualified to become president. I’d think people would want me to follow the law and pay only what the tax code requires."
Source: http://thinkprogress.org/election/2012/09/21/890451/by-romneys-own-standard-his-tax-retur...
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