The word "tax" was mentioned 109 times during last week's presidential debate. For comparison, the first presidential debate of 2004 only saw six mentions of the word "tax." In the 2000 debate, "tax" was only mentioned 26 times. Taxes are a huge issue right now. Everyone cares. Everyone has an opinion.

Here are 10 of what I think are the most important points to keep in mind about taxes in America.

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