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Romney Taxes

Romney Releases 2011 Tax Returns

Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

On Friday afternoon, Mitt Romney released his tax returns for 2011. Below, a look at the disclosure made by the presidential candidate. Mitt Ro...

Zach Carter

Romney Tax Returns For 2011 Released | Zach Carter | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney paid an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent in 2011, according to a tax return filed on Friday, a relatively low tax rate re...

Romney Campaign Releases A Year Of Tax Returns

AP | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney is releasing his 2011 tax returns. The Associated Press reports: Romney aides on Friday said the Republican presidenti...

The Physicist's Economics

Jason Haraldsen | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Jason Haraldsen

If you are corporation or stock analyst, then you are likely to say that the economy is doing pretty well. But if you ask the average employee, then you are worried that your job may be on the chopping block. So why is there such a disparity?

The Real Tax Issue: Mitt's vs. Mine

Andrew Cotto | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Andrew Cotto

What does this say about our country when the extremely wealthy get special treatment? Just as capitalism is part of our democracy, so is fairness.

Michael McAuliff

Senate Leaders Slam Romney's 47 Percent Claims | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) hammered Mitt Romney's charge that 47 percent of Americans pay no taxes and think they are vi...

The 47 Percent Includes About 3,000 Millionaires

Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

In that crowd of wealthy donors at Marc Leder's Boca Raton sex palace listening to Mitt Romney blast Americans who don't pay income taxes, there were probably a few people who didn't pay income taxes.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Five Supportive Tax Policy Studies Aren't All Studies Or Supportive | Sam Stein | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past few weeks, the Romney campaign has repeatedly pointed to five separate studies supporting the candidate's contention that ...

Romey's Hypocritical Request

The Daily Beast | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

As part of its vetting, the Romney campaign required at least some of the candidates on the short list--including the eventual winner of the GOP veeps...

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....

Bain Among Firms Investigated For Tax Strategy

The New York Times | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

The New York attorney general is investigating whether some of the nation’s biggest private equity firms have abused a tax strategy in order to slic...

Zach Carter

Romney's Bain Status Reaped Huge Tax Benefits | Zach Carter | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has repeatedly insisted during the presidential campaign that layoffs and other controversy surrounding Bain Capital compani...

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...

Bain Capital's Tax Dodge

David Callahan | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
David Callahan

You would think that the super wealthy might shrug at paying taxes they can easily afford, but here the opposite appears to be the case: Bain's wealthy partners have been hyper-aggressive about lowering their tax bill.

Romney: My Contributions To The Mormon Church Should Be Private

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney never intended that the contributions he and his wife made to their church would become known when he disclosed financial information as t...

Zach Carter

Harry Reid Could Get His Hands On Romney's Tax Returns | Zach Carter | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney refuses to release his tax returns from the years prior to 2010, Treasury Secreta...

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...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan Will Only Release 2 Years Of Tax Returns | Sam Stein | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presumptive vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said on Sunday that while he turned over "several years" of tax returns to the Romney c...

'I Feel Very Badly That Mitt Won’t Release His Taxes'

The Washington Post | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

The internet is alive with speculation that the secret source Harry Reid claims to have on Mitt Romney's tax returns is major Utah industrialist Jon H...

19 Things We Know More About Than Romney's Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney still refuses to release any of his tax returns from before the year 2010. Romney says there's absolutely nothing...

'Romney Hood': Obama Slams Mitt's Tax Plan

AP | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

STAMFORD, Conn. — President Barack Obama is labeling opponent Mitt Romney's tax plan as "Romney Hood," saying it takes from the poor and gives t...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitt Romney: 'I Have Paid Taxes Every Year. A Lot Of Taxes.' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney insisted on Friday that he has paid taxes every year and repeated that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) needs "to ...

Lawrence O'Donnell Raises the Most Critical Question About Romney's Taxes: Amnesty

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Romney is in real trouble over his taxes. It is evident in his refusal to release prior returns. It is evident from the insipid laugh he fakes when he is confronted on it.

GOP Rep On Mitt Romney's Tax Returns: 'I Don't Think This Will Go Away'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

GOP Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) said Thursday that Mitt Romney's refusal to release more than two years of tax returns could hurt him in the presidenti...