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Tax System

A Broken American System and the Death of the American Dream

David Oualaalou | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

For all the frantic, often chaotic political engagement swirling about us these days involving taxes, gun rights, religious liberty and foreign policy, Americans may well be overlooking an even bigger problem: Have we unconsciously consigned the American Dream to the proverbial dustbin?

On Piketty: 90 Percent of Americans Support Higher Taxes on Investment Income

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 08.11.2014 | Money
Odysseas Papadimitriou

I highlight three key findings from our study -- the full 2014 WalletHub Tax Fairness Survey includes detailed analysis of attitudes and opinions towards a range of tax policy questions.

Tax Policy A Question Of Morality For Many Middle-Class Americans, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.24.2012 | Business

For some Americans, the tax system isn't just about economic interests. It's a question of morality. Middle-class Americans view income tax as a sy...

VAT and The Great Tax Swap

Pat Choate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Choate

My proposal herein is simple. Eliminate the existing U.S. personal and corporate income tax system altogether and replace it with a VAT -- a great tax swap of historic proportions.

Does The US Need A New Kind Of Tax?

Fortune.com | Shawn Tully | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's called a value-added tax, or VAT, and it's been used for decades to pay the bills and sustain the immense growth of governments around the world,...