iOS app Android app

Mitt Romney Tax Rate

Sam Stein

Obama And Biden's Capital Gains Tax Policy Goes Unnoticed | Sam Stein | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's assertion in a "60 Minutes" interview Sunday that it was fair for a person earning $50,000 per year to pay a higher effective tax rate t...

Mollie Reilly

Romney Defends Tax Rate | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney defended paying an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent on Sunday, following the release of his 2011 tax ret...

15 Companies Paying Less In Taxes Than Romney

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

It turns out Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's effective tax rate isn’t so low if you consider the rates many American corporations pay....

Here's Yet Another Way Mitt Romney May Have Dodged Taxes

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.24.2012 | Business

When you have as much money as Mitt Romney does, it becomes increasingly difficult to stuff it all away where tax collectors can't see it. But there a...

Bill Kristol: Mitt Romney's Low Tax Rate Is 'Kinda Weird'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said Monday that he thinks Mitt Romney should pay a higher tax rate, calling the rate he pays on his investments "...

Romney Campaign Makes Big Tax Return Announcement

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. presidential challenger Mitt Romney plans to make public his 2011 tax return by Oct. 15, a senior campa...

Romney: 'I Never Paid Less Than 13 Percent' In Taxes

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said on Thursday that he has paid at least a 13 percent tax rate every year for the past 10 years, directly rebuking an allegation by Sena...

Obama Campaign Tracks Romney's Offshore Accounts With Infographic

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Where in the world is Mitt Romney's money? President Barack Obama's re-election campaign launched a new webpage designed to answer that question a...

Obama Campaign Swipes At Mitt Romney With Tax Calculator

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

As Americans file last-minute tax returns over the next few days, the Obama campaign is giving them an opportunity to compare their tax rates to Mitt ...

More Than Half Of Americans Say Tax Capital Gains Like Work: Survey

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business

Most Americans agree: The U.S. should alter the rules that allowed Mitt Romney to pay taxes at a lower rate than someone in the middle class. Sligh...

Mitt Romney and the 1%

Gerald McEntee | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

If they have their way, Mitt Romney and the wealthiest people in America won't have to release their tax returns. They won't even have to file.

Mitt and the 1%

Jared Bernstein | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Saying nothing about the quality of the candidate himself, I'm increasingly struck by the economic issues that Mitt Romney brings to the table. Because of his professional background, in no small part amplified by the caustic primary debates -- and OWS, and partisan dysfunction, and more -- the national echo chamber is filled with debates about the bloated income share of the top 1%, the favorable tax treatment of investment income over paychecks, and whether debt-leveraged private equity firms actually add net value to the economy.

Mitt Romney Benefits From Tax Loophole Most Investors Oppose: Poll

Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

Apparently most global investors aren't please with the rules the led in part to Mitt Romney's low tax rate last year. Two-thirds of global invest...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Says His Tax Rate Is Higher Than 15 Percent | Jon Ward | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has begun to make the case that he pays more than 15 percent in taxes. "The tax rate is really closer to 45 or 50 percen...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Takes On Mitt Romney's 'Absurd' Tax Rate

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.25.2012 | Comedy

We'll have to wait until tomorrow to hear what Jon Stewart thought of the 2012 State of the Union address, but on last night's "Daily Show" he took on...

How Mitt Romney Could Have Waited Decades To Pay His Taxes

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

(The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By David Cay Johnston Jan 20 (Reuters) - A tax...

Romney's Offshore Investments Revealed

Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds millions of dollars in offshore investments, a new report from ABC News finds. While it is unclear whe...

WATCH: O'Donnell Rips Romney Over Latest Gaffe

Posted 03.19.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell had some fun with Mitt Romney's awkward comments about his taxes and income on his Wednesday show. Romney got himself into a bit...