The Obama administration is floating the idea of imposing a tax on Wall Street, possibly tied to bonuses, as part of its next budget, The Post has learned.
According to two people familiar with the matter, the White House has circulated a draft budget, and in it is a line under the revenue category that reads, “Wall Street and taxes.” The vague reference to Wall Street offers no details about what kind of tax or an amount the administration hopes to collect, according to two sources, one a high-ranking executive at a bulge-bracket firm and the other a person close to the Treasury Department…
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But if it’s all the same with them, we’d still like a truly independent review.