The Campaign Spot

Romney on a Zero Tax Rate on Dividends, Capital Gains and Interest, Back in 1996

Welcoming Mitt Romney’s call for a zero tax rate on dividends, capital gains and interest, a rival campaign notes this advertisement from Mitt Romney in 1996, along with this line from an April 21, 1998 article in the Deseret News entitled, “Boston Man Has Midas Touch In Powering Business Growth.”

“As with his investments, Romney still likes the bold approach in civic life. Since his challenge of Sen. Edward Kennedy – something he said was always considered a long shot – he has taken on Steve Forbes and flat tax proposal, spending $50,000 to take out newspaper ads to criticize the plan.”
Romney ad

Sorry for the size of the file – that is, indeed, Romney’s signature at the bottom.

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