Will Smith Backs Obama's Call to Raise Taxes on Millionaires
1 year ago
Smith, a bright light in a slew of celebs who don't pay the IRS
President Obama has a supporter in Will Smith - the same man many believe could play POTUS on the big screen.
Obama has proposed a tax hike for high earners, and while promoting his new film "Men In Black III," Smith admitted to agreeing with the nation's leader.
He told AP, "I'm very supportive of that idea. America has been fantastic to me. I have no problem paying whatever I need to pay to keep my country growing."
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Obama has called for those who make more than $1 million or more a year to pay at least 30 percent of their income in taxes.
One research group said the change would affect around 210,000 taxpayers.
Vanity Fair has reported that Smith was paid an estimated $20 million for "Men In Black III."