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How the U.S. Tax Code Really Redistributes income

Beth Shulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Beth Shulman

The administration is attempting to more equitably distribute the benefits of tax entitlements by ensuring those at the bottom get the benefits that higher income taxpayers already receive.

'Clawback' Mountain: Use the Tax Code

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Public support for fixing the financial system is vanishing. The egregious bonuses are a constant reminder of how the wealthy are able to jigger the system to benefit themselves.

How To Avoid A Tom Daschle Tax Trip Up

New York Times | Ron Lieber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In just a couple of hours on Tuesday, two high-level nominees for jobs in the Obama administration took themselves out of the running because of tax p...

A Response To Rep. Elijah Cummings

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The loopholes which allow such corporate excess were not exactly handed down to Moses on tablets -- each and every loophole was approved by Congress.

Untangling The Tax Code: What You Need To Know

LA Times | Kathy M. Kristof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Now that tinkering with the tax code has become a favorite congressional pastime, the annual filing season is more of an ordeal than ever, with laws k...