Ira Stoll on Treating the Tax-Me-More Crowd to a Voluntary Additional Tax


As the clock ticks toward a tax increase scheduled to take effect at year end, expect to hear a lot from the "tax me more" crowd, writes Ira Stoll.

These are wealthy individuals who profess to favor increases in their own tax bills. A series of recent articles help define the genre, which was pioneered by Warren Buffett last year in his New York Times op-ed piece that ran under the headline "Stop Coddling The Super-Rich."