President Obama and Press Secretary Carney are insensitive and wrong about the scandals. The scandals are not phony. They are real. If you want to talk phony, maybe these two gentlemen should check the mirror?
U.S. multinationals, or at least some of them, aren't paying that much tax. Their marginal tax rates are falling, and lawmakers and the public are starting to notice.
We live in an America where dissidents of China (like Chen Guangcheng) get special visas from the U.S. State Department and special posts at universit...
Lois Lerner was the primary target of the phony "IRS scandal." The feeding frenzy included Republicans, Democrats, members of the House and Senate, the speaker of the House, and the president of the United States. All of these people need to apologize to her. All of them.
If these senators are true to their word -- that they will build a tax structure based on public input and sensible policy -- this could be a really big opportunity for folks in the housing business that can mobilize public comment.
The IRS does not belong in the business of evaluating political conduct, nor did Congress ever intend to award political organizations with a tax-exemption reserved for groups "operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare."
Americans have a right to demand that the Internal Revenue Service do its job without political bias. Yet today, the IRS has gone off the rails and decided political intimidation is part of the agency's mission. There is no question that Congress should investigate. Lawbreakers must be prosecuted.
The current complicated tax code benefits only the wealthy and creates an unfair advantage that penalizes the middle class. The IRS currently gives th...
For the last several years, the state of the economy has been a topic of discussion. For the unemployed, the economy has been an area of pain.
Nice to see that House Republicans are staying true to form. Faced with the prospect of actually governing, they've once again chosen to pander and po...
The foreclosure mess due to the economic downturn has left many homeowners facing devastating taxes, even after they sell a house in a foreclosure or short sale or one that is underwater, so they earn little, nothing, or sell the home at a loss.
You may not like the Muslim Brotherhood. You may not support its religion-infused politics, its arrogant brand of Islam, its views of the U.S. and Isr...
All Americans who love this country very much deserve a commonsense immigration process, one that includes a roadmap for people who aspire to be citizens.
Scandals are not merely screw-ups, stupidities, mistakes, policy disagreements. They imply elements of willful deception, illegality, corruption or immorality.
When the House Ways and Means Committee holds yet another hearing Thursday to examine the IRS's revelations that it gave some applications for tax-exempt status extra scrutiny, it will probably point fingers at the tax agency when it looks for wrongdoing. But really it should be pointing fingers at itself.
While you can't get time spent on home improvements back, you can often get some of your dollars returned either at tax time or when you sell, provided that you track of all of your costs as you own and work on your home.