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Hooray for Taxes

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Washington's obsession with tax cuts and deficit reduction is distracting the American people from the slow dismantling of the social contract, and its devastating impact -- financial and otherwise -- on all but the wealthiest among us.

IRS Chief: Congress Risking 'Real Disaster'

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

(Refiles to delete extraneous letters in slug) * Tax filing delays possible-IRS Commissioner Shulman * $650 billion of p...

Paying for a Jobs Bill by Cutting Federal Jobs?

Andrew Fieldhouse | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics
Andrew Fieldhouse

Earlier this week, Senate Republicans rolled out their proposal for financing an extension of the Social Security payroll tax cut scheduled to expire at the end of December: cutting federal employees' jobs and wages.

U.S. Corporations Fight Congress, White House Over Tax Havens

Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Large U.S. corporations are pressuring Congress and the White House to exempt overseas corporate profits...