Microsoft just acquired LinkedIn this past December for $26 billion. LinkedIn has more money, people, and technology behind it than ever. LinkedIn’s continuing to grow nicely. It had 433 million users at the end of Quarter 1 2016. That increased to 450 million in Quarter 2. And it sits at 463 million as of Quarter 3.
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The “Make Billionaires Pay Act” would impose a one-time 60% tax on wealth gains made by billionaires between March 18, 2020, and Jan. 1, 2021. The funds would be used to pay for out-of-pocket health-care expenses for all Americans for a year. As of Aug. 5, the bill would tax $731 billion in wealth accumulated by 467 billionaires since March 18, according to a press release. If passed, the bill would tax billionaires on wealth accumulated through the end of the year, however.
Here’s how much some would pay under the bill due to wealth gains between March 18 and Aug. 5, according to a release accompanying the bill: