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Rick Perry Flat Tax

Rick Perry's Harebrained Tax Plan

Robert Pozen | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Robert Pozen

Perry combines the worst of all worlds. He offers a large tax cut to the wealthy while offering little to the poor, he maintains many distortive tax deductions, and he does not actually make the process of tax preparation any simpler.

Sam Stein

Rick Perry Tax Plan Gives Millionaires A $500,000 Tax Break: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Under Texas Governor Rick Perry's tax plan, the U.S. government would lose $995 billion in revenue by 2015 while individuals making more...

Studies Cast Doubt On GOP Candidates' Plans For Economy, Housing

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Key proposals from the Republican presidential candidates might make for good campaign fodder. But independent analyses raise serious qu...

Michael McAuliff

'Tax The Poor' Becomes Conservative Rallying Cry

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's ongoing economic downturn has sparked an odd response from a growing number of conservative and Republican leaders: a desir...

Bachmann Accuses Opponent Of Ripping Off Her Tax Plan

Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Minnesota congresswoman and GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann thinks she's being ripped off by a competitor. In a recent interview with A...

Rick Perry: I Made Mistakes

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate and Texas Gov. Rick Perry admitted that he made mistakes in debates, in an interview on Fox News' "The O'Reilly Fact...

Jon Ward

Perry Tax Plan Deemed More Complicated Than Current Code

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry sought -- with his flat tax proposal Tuesday -- to catch the same "simplify-the-tax-code" wave that fellow Republican preside...

Rick Perry Would Give Big Tax Break To Wealthiest

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says he wants a huge tax break for the rich, and he doesn't care what it means for income inequality. ...

Perry Unveils Major Plan Amid Campaign Struggles

AP | By KASIE HUNT and CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

GRAY COURT, S.C. -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry proposed dramatic tax and spending changes Tuesday, saying he would let Americans cho...

Rick Perry Unveils New Grand Plan

AP | KASIE HUNT and CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

GRAY COURT, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry proposed dramatic tax and spending changes Tuesday, saying he would let American...

Palin Praises GOP Candidate's Big Tax Plan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin praised Texas Gov. Rick Perry's flat tax plan Thursday evening in an interview on "The Sean Hannity Show" on Fox News. "Rick Perry -- n...

Perry Makes Political Gamble, Ties Campaign To Contentious Issue

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry's call for a flat income tax rate will tie his Republican presidential campaign to a contentious issue that e...

Rick Perry Calling For Flat Tax

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Working to distinguish himself from rival Mitt Romney, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that he wants to scrap America's current...