Higher taxes correlate to an increased standard of living.
Increase Corporate taxes and mandate that companies must employ a certain number of Americans to do business in America(contradictory to GAT)
Document on taxation Tax income by source
Quotes Taken from a Document on Taxation( Adler, para 2 and 3)
Government services and the high taxes that go with them are popular when the distribution of income is relatively equal.
It should come as no surprise that the years of the country's greatest prosperity for the middle class coincided with the highest tax rates. Since Ronald Reagan held the presidency, inequality has increased markedly, and today the highest marginal tax rate is only 35 percent.