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Romney Taxes

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Economic Advisers Draft White Paper To Back Up Job Creation Predictions | Jon Ward | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign released a paper by four of its top economic advisers on Thursday to back up its assertion that Romney's tax refo...

Sam Stein

Romney Called Geithner's Tax Evasion Allegations 'Disqualifying' | Sam Stein | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the early days of his confirmation process, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner faced heaps of criticism over reports of his failure ...

Romney May Have Paid No Federal Income Tax From 1999 to 2001

John R. Talbott | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
John R. Talbott

Bloomberg Business News and the Washington Post are guessing that Romney may have paid near zero federal taxes in 2009 due to losses on his investments resulting from the financial crisis. They probably have the right idea, just the wrong year.

Jesus, Romney, and Treasure

Patrick Anderson | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Patrick Anderson

When Governor Romney says he pays "not one dollar more" than is absolutely required by law, and it seems to be fine by him if he can get away with paying nothing at all, he is saying his heart is not in the problems and issues the rest of us face.

Sam Stein

Steve Rattner: Mitt Romney Used 'Every Trick In The Book' To Avoid Tax Penalties | Sam Stein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Steve Rattner, President Barack Obama's former car czar, weighed in on Mitt Romney's tax returns Sunday, arguing that the presumptive Re...

Romney's Tax Returns Are Only the Beginning

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

In today's America, more than any time in the recent and not so recent past, wide discrepancies in wealth are something people are aware of. Extreme wealth, more than ever, cuts two ways for a candidate.

Gov. Romney Should Release a Broad Set of Tax Returns - Need Leg to Strengthen Financial Disclosure-

Rep. Sandy Levin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Rep. Sandy Levin

For decades, presidential candidates have voluntarily provided a thorough accounting of their tax returns and finances, as they should. But we clearly cannot continue to rely solely on the willingness of a candidate to disclose fully what the public has a right to know about the candidate's financial record.

Howard Fineman

Mitt's Tax Return Storm Exposes Key Fact -- GOP Insiders Still Don't Like Him | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Months after he mathematically locked up the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney remains a political hairball that GOP insid...

Sam Stein

Romney's Latest Tax Defense Misses The Mark | Sam Stein | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

In an effort to deflect attention from his refusal to release multiple years' worth of tax returns, Mitt Romney argued Monday that other candidates be...

Romney: 'I’m Simply Not Enthusiastic' About Releasing Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney addressed mounting pressure for him to release additional years of tax returns on Tuesday, telling National Review Online that he was not ...

Sam Stein

WATCH: New Obama Campaign Ads Rip Romney For Hiding Tax Returns | Sam Stein | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats have entered the go-for-the-jugular stage of the presidential race, with President Barack Obama's campaign, the Democratic Nat...

Romney Made Inconsistent Demands On Past Opponents

CNN | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Washington (CNN) -- Mitt Romney has steadfastly refused to release more than two years of tax returns despite mounting pressure from the Obama campaig...

Republicans Blast Romney Over Tax Returns

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

CLIFTON, Va. (AP) — An unrelenting President Barack Obama jabbed at Mitt Romney's record with a private equity firm in an ad Saturday that aimed to ...

Study Sheds New Light On Potential Effect Of Romney Tax Plan

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's pitch to slash taxes by 20 percent acros...

Romney Plan Has Big Benefits For Himself

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — To see where the presidential candidates stand on taxing the rich, just look at how they'd tax themselves. Under his own proposal, ...

Romney Used Questionable Tactic To Avoid Tax Increases

AP | By ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's boast that he closed a $3 billion budget gap as Massachusetts governor without raising taxes is a cornerstone of his White...

Sam Stein

Romney Misleads On Tax Return Disclosure | Sam Stein | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney and his presidential campaign have offered a misleading explanation for why the likely Republican presidential nominee will ...

Romney Files Extension On 2011 Taxes

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign announced at 5:16 p.m. Friday that the presumptive GOP nominee has filed an extension for his 2011 tax return. "Sometime in ...

The Fable of the Century

Robert Reich | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Imagine a country in which the very richest people get all the economic gains. They eventually accumulate so much of the nation's total income and wealth that the middle class no longer has the purchasing power to keep the economy going full speed.

Romney: Tax Plan 'Can't Be Scored'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- Mitt Romney is acknowledging that it's impossible to know how his tax plan will affect the federal budget deficit. In an interview Wednes...


Steven Weber | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Steven Weber

Money does make the world go 'round. But without a country full of healthy, educated, secure, united, hopeful people to make it, save it and spend it wisely, then really, what the hell good is it?

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Aides On Tax Return Issue: 'We Put It To Bed' | Sam Stein | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney's campaign is firmly operating as if the former Massachusetts governor's tax returns, which dogged him throughout the South...

Romney Tax Returns Could Cast Loud Echo

AP | JACK GILLUM and STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney's tax returns tell the tale: Yes, he's rich – really rich. His returns, spanning more than 500 pages and release...

Mitt Romney Tax Return Shows Over 16% Of Income Given To Charity

Posted 01.24.2012 | Impact

Mitt Romney, one of the wealthiest Americans to ever run for President, gave more than $7 million to charity in 2010 and 2011. He and his wife, Ann...

Romney's Income Puts Him In The Top 0.006 Percent

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich's fight for Florida and the states beyond stayed at a high boil Tuesday as Romney released tax retur...