All taxes get paid by the people purchasing products and services.
Taxes are paid by those against whom they are levied.
Those entities may try and recover that cost elsewhere. They may or may not be successful in doing so.
If you tax only the rich, the poor will pay the differences.
So you don't think anyone will step in and provide equivalent products and services at a lower cost than established players because they're prepared to accept a smaller profit margin ?
Ie: markets don't work ?
There are plenty of rich people who don't own and run businesses, or have substantial income and wealth outside of their business interests.
and no, you cannot address that with any legislation because congress does not have the power to do so.
Firstly, the world is not America.
Secondly, even in the US, between local, state and federal Governments, they can legislate nearly anything they want to. If, of course, they want to. But there's been little interest in trying to build a better society since the neoliberal right took over the western world in the '70s and started pursuing the greatest wealth transfer from the