罗姆尼的竞选官员强调，他的税率,是因为多数收入来自投资。他的财产,包括设在大开曼群岛（Grand Cayman Islands）和其它海外实体的未透露数量的基金账户。
对于罗姆尼为何不公布1980年代和1990年代担任贝恩基金（Bain Capital）主管时的报税记录问题，他的竞选顾问金斯博格（Ben Ginsberg）说，两年的税表,应当能提供罗姆尼财务状况的全貌。
《 今日美国》说，包括纽约科斯特兰内兹-芬克律师事务所的斯卡拉托斯（Bryan Skarlatos）,和劳德戴尔堡根思特律师事务所的普雷斯（Martin Press）在内的那三名专家说，没有进一步资料，很难确定未交医疗保险税的数量。他们估计-可能少交数万美元（tens of thousands of dollars）。
Romney’s campaign team, released tax returns show, who has served as private equity investment firm executives, and candidate for governor of Massachusetts, more than half of the income from capital gains and dividends, such income, in accordance with 15% of the highest tax rate, rather than the highest ordinary income tax rate of 35%. Romney said this: “I know people will discuss the matter. You will see my income composition, how much I pay taxes, I donate to the charity how much, will see how the tax system complicated. ”
Romney’s campaign team issued a 2011 estimated tax declaration, the declaration that – Romney’s 2011 estimated adjusted gross income of $ 20.9 million by 15.4% effective tax rate to pay the tax . Romney has not been submitted to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service tax returns.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (Mitt Romney) Tuesday announced; his total income 2011 2010 U.S. $ 42.5 million tax of about $ 6.2 million.
MSMBC reported, as a former head of the private funds Romney announced details of his wealth. Tax returns show – he and his wife, in 2010, the effective tax rate was 13.9%. Tax returns for 2011, when they expected tax rate of 15.4%.
Romney’s 2010 tax return shows – he belongs to the United States 1% of highest income. Romney’s tax rate is lower than the majority of wage earners, because, according to tax documents up to 500 pages, most of his income is capital gains from investments.
According to the U.S. tax law, the maximum capital gains rate of 15%; the highest income tax rate of 35% of wage earners.
Romney’s competitors Gingrich (Newt Gingrich), Saturday, has announced tax returns show – his $ 1.0 million income tax, the tax rate is 31%.
Gingrich past week questioned Romney – whether to hide their financial information, from the majority of Americans, after Romney announced his tax returns.
Several news organizations see the relevant documents after the preface, Romney’s campaign confirmed the details of his tax information. All tax returns, ready to release on Tuesday morning, his campaign officials will discuss details with reporters.
Romney, on Monday in Tampa, Florida said the debate, “You can see my income, how much I pay taxes, how much I contribute to charity, I handed over all the taxes required by law, one dollar of much I do not think – you will want a presidential candidate – more than he should be turned over to the tax paid. ”
Gingrich’s attacks on Romney, causing him last Saturday in South Carolina primaries anxiety. Since then, Romney vowed to fight back.
His continuous attack Gingrich’s personality, sense, and as a Washington lobbyist money approach, he announced his tax returns is an attempt to offset criticism of Gingrich.
Romney’s effective tax rate may debate the fairness of the national fuel tax, with the “occupation of Wall Street” campaign raised the issue of income inequality is consistent.
Romney’s campaign officials emphasized that his tax rate, because most of the income from investments. His property, including those in Grand Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman Islands) and other foreign entities did not disclose the number of fund accounts.
Romney’s advisers stressed that the investment adviser that: overseas accounts so that he may be politically embarrassing, his Cayman Islands accounts and Swiss bank accounts are closed in 2010, therefore, that the above account is a tax return out of the project, but not tax avoidance tools.
They stressed that Romney’s investments are confidential to the three trust companies, their investment without any decision.
Newly released documents show, Mitt Romney and his wife, in the past two years, charities $ 7,000,000, most of them to where they are Mormon Church. Their contributions, the equivalent of their two years 15% of revenue.
Romney net assets of 190 million, to $ 250 million, is the richest presidential candidate. Blind trust Romney campaign officials and head of Malte (Brad Malt), on Tuesday before the full disclosure of relevant documents, to do the Introduction to Reuters.
Why not Romney announced for the 1980s and 1990s, as Bain Fund (Bain Capital) in charge of tax records when the issue of his campaign advisers Hopkins Borg (Ben Ginsberg) said that two years of tax returns, should be able to Romney’s financial position to provide the whole picture.
Tax issues, may be lost to Romney in South Carolina Gingrich important factor, especially in his answer – whether to release the record – ambiguous.
According to Bloomberg news agency reported that billionaire Warren Buffett (Warren Buffett), said Romney’s tax rates show that the law, rather than the mistakes that were candidates.
Buffett said that it was a wrong policy. He will not pay more than required by law, I would not blame him. But I want to blame and I allow him to make big money, but ordinary people pay the equivalent of half of my office and tax law.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich (Newt Gingrich) the use of popular tax strategies, 2010, to avoid the health insurance tax (Medicare tax), less likely to pay tens of thousands of dollars. Considered three tax lawyers Gingrich announced after the 2010 tax return, said his practice, may be subject to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) challenge.
One tax expert, Chicago A Stein – Lille law firm of McKenzie (Robert McKenzie) said, “the kind of tax returns, will cause the audit staff vigilance.”
“USA Today” says, is hereby included within 纽约科斯特兰 – La Scala Fink law firm Santos (Bryan Skarlatos), Stewart and Fort Lauderdale law firm root Pres (Martin Press) in that within three experts say there is no further information, it is difficult to determine the outstanding amount of Medicare tax. They estimate – could pay less tens of thousands of dollars (tens of thousands of dollars).
House Speaker Newt Gingrich to former rival Mitt Romney to campaign (Mitt Romney) pressure, announced its own tax return, but he returns, immediately caused experts to question. In the past, has refused to release tax returns for Romney, has announced the last two years of tax documents.
Tax lawyers said that Gingrich’s strategy, involving the so-called S Corporation, the kind of entity, more and more to be lawyers, entrepreneurs, professionals, contractors, and individual use. Internal Revenue Service in 2010, received a total of 4.4 million copies of such returns.
IRS regulations, S Corporation in order to declare the federal tax, the corporate income, losses, credits and credit, are transferred to the shareholders of the entity. Shareholders in the personal tax return, reporting income and losses, according to personal income tax rate tax assessment.
S companies do not pay corporate income tax, therefore, do not use the normal corporate form, and use their company boss, you can avoid double taxation.
Gingrich’s tax returns showed that his S’s – Gingrich Holdings (Gingrich Holdings), accounting for his 2010 adjusted gross income of $ 3,142,066 most. In addition to his salary of $ 252,500, the company paid him nearly $ 2.5 million.
S’s non-salary income, do not pay Medicare taxes of 2.9%; normal circumstances, medical insurance, tax and employee each pay half the company.
Internal Revenue Service requires employees to pay for the S’s “reasonable” salary, and then to non-wage forms cents. That is to prevent health insurance companies to avoid taxes, and disproportionately – less pay, more cents.
IRS regulations, if the majority of S’s earnings and profits, are employees of personal service income, most of the profits, should be issued in the form of salary.
Experts say holding the original Gingrich last year, changed its name to Gingrich production (Gingrich Productions) of that company, the value of assets is 50 million, to $ 1,000,000;
The general rule is – a reasonable return on any investment does not exceed 20%. The rest should be paid based on salary. Therefore, the IRS can determine, his salary should be much higher than the declared number.
Council, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs – Tower Fernandez Blanco (Oscar Fernandez-Taranco), United Nations
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food – Germany Chute (Oliver De Schutter)
联合国食物权问题特别报告员-德许特（Oliver De Schutter）