transaction tax on oil futures trades

Discussion in 'Wall St. News' started by seasideheights, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. “We’ll take any dollar you can scare up for us for the trust fund,” Oberstar said during a hearing held by Neal, who leads the Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee. He floated a variety of revenue-raising ideas, including reimbursing the trust fund for foregone interest, using bond financing and creating a transaction tax on oil futures trades.