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Trump More Progressive Than Democrats on Warren Buffett Problem

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

Democrats are doing one of two things, and neither one of them is very impressive. Democratic candidates are either so scared of being called a tax-raiser by Republicans that they do not support changing the problem at all, or they are secretly for changing it but don't want to say it.

State Taxes: What To Do When You Do Not Have the Money

David Seiden | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
David Seiden

There are many reasons why taxpayers can owe back state taxes, penalties and interest, including making bad business decisions, having bad luck, or getting caught doing something inappropriate. Regardless of the reason, many states have programs that enable taxpayers to "wipe the slate clean."

Friday Talking Points -- Talking About the Deal

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We are going to use our Friday Talking Points this week to point out why this deal is not just a pretty darn good one, but actually downright historic.

Unintended Tax Hike Could Hit 28 Million Americans

Reuters | Kim Dixon | Posted 11.14.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Some 28 million Americans including some in the middle class would face an unintended tax hike if a U.S. tax aimed at e...

Nick Wing

Read The Report The GOP Doesn't Want You To See | Nick Wing | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

The New York Times reported on Thursday that Senate Republicans applied pressure to the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) in September,...

WATCH: Tax Ben Stein's Money (Seriously, He Doesn't Seem To Mind)

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

These days, it seems you don't have to win Ben Stein's money. You can just tax it. The actor, author and generally conservative-minded brainiac ap...

He'll 'Pick A Number,' And Here's Who'll Get Screwed

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.17.2012 | Money

Middle-income households and homeowners in expensive real-estate markets are still the biggest losers when it comes to Republican presidential nominee...

Warren Buffet Pays a Lower Tax Rate Than Me? How Can I Make Sure I Get the Biggest Refund Possible?

Priya Haji | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Priya Haji

How can you plan for a future where you create income that is more like Warren's? It starts with setting aside investable savings.

Rich Karlgaard's Lies About Obama

William K. Black | Posted 04.18.2012 | Media
William K. Black

I hereby nominate Karlgaard and "cold loathing" friends as the charter members of Christians Against Morality, Equity, Liberty, and Same-sex marriage (CAMELS). All meetings will be held at "Eye of the Needle" bar, however, so entry is likely to prove impossible for the charter members.

Tyler Kingkade

Small Businesses To Super Committee: Tax Large Corporations | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Outraged by a new report about America's largest corporations dodging their taxes, small business owners are orchestrating a new campaig...

Thoughts on Our Federal Government, Taxes, Small Business and More

Mark Cuban | Posted 11.21.2011 | Small Business
Mark Cuban

Our Congress has progressively lost the moral hazard of doing what is right for the country rather than doing what is right for the party and politician.

LISTEN: Congresswoman Says 'You Don't Deserve To Keep All' Of Your Money

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) has drawn the ire of a number of conservative bloggers after comments she made about taxes on WLS Chicago's Don ...

America Is GE's Tax Haven

Reuters | David Cay Johnston | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

Washington politicians say high corporate tax rates are driving U.S. companies to invest offshore where tax rates are lower. But that is not General E...

Who Doesn't Pay Federal Income Taxes (Legally)

The New York Times | Bruce Bartlett | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

Conservatives are fond of railing against those who are able to legally avoid paying federal income taxes. The Wall Street Journal routinely refers to...

Federal Taxes At Historic Low, Statistics Consistently Show

The Orange Country Register | Martin Wisckol | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

While Republican lawmakers appear unified against tax increases and many Tea Party activists want existing rates rolled back, statistics consistently ...

The F Word: The Violence of the Broken Economy

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

A lot of people have talked this week about violent political rhetoric bringing the U.S. to a fever pitch, but there's something else keeping people o...

Democrats' 2010 Election Leader In House, Van Hollen, Would Consider More Tax Cuts For Wealthy

Bloomberg | Laura Litvan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. House Democrat Chris Van Hollen said he would consider extending Bush-era tax cuts for wealthier Americans for a year if Republicans would agree ...

Dan Froomkin

'America Needs Jobs' Idea No. 1: A Payroll Tax Holiday | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Part of the America Needs Jobs series.) The only reason we still have a payroll tax is because it's been specifically used to fund the two most succ...

Tax Rates For America's Top 400 Earners Fell As Income Soared In 2007, According To IRS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The earnings of the 400 highest-income Americans hit new highs in 2007 while the tax rates they paid hit new lows, according to a recent IRS report. ...

Solving The Buffett Conundrum On Taxes

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama has leaked his first budget outline, and it appears he is serious about attempting to fix this tax policy travesty.