Even though roof-top solar is still up to three times more expensive than large-scale solar installations, it is favored by Wall Street because it generates billions in profits. These investors have figured out how to win taxpayer subsidies and game the utility pricing system.
US Cohousing: A Growing Model For Sustainable Communities are villages that engage in more resource-sharing, efficient use of space, and affordability, and ultimately smart clean renewable energy use.
Did you know that the tax code allows you to claim tax deductions for household damage caused by thefts, vandalism, fires, floods, hurricanes and others kinds of casualties? But the law imposes several restrictions.
Here's the bottom line: The middle class is in crisis, and Secretary Clinton's proposals merely tinker at the margins of that crisis. They would not shift the fundamental direction of an economy that is growing more unequal every day.
Whether or not you'll be required to pay federal income tax on your Social Security benefits will depend on your income and filing status. About 35 percent of Social Security recipients have total incomes high enough to trigger federal income tax on their benefits.
Does there really exist an industry of deeply funded anti-tax lobbyists whose sole purpose is to protect the holdings of their clients? Absolutely -- far from "mistaken," that narrative is exactly right. Do they win every fight? Nope, and they lost the one that led the capital gains rate to go up in 2013.
Most people don't spend their days enmeshed in policy issues; they have jobs and lives. They rely on the media to let them know what is important. Unfortunately, this has generally not meant much coverage of global warming.
Paying the shirt off your back at tax time? Don't count on a deduction for what you wear to work from what you make at work.
As tax season nears in the United States of America, the idea of taxes should be explored. Some politicians install fear about taxes and the absurdness of them into the general public.
Every day is Earth Day, folks. Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.
As economic inequality reaches new heights and austerity programs are debated around the world (most recently, in Spain and Portugal), learn how a lie becomes a political and economic "truth."
By Chuck Epstein, Contributor Republican presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump has shown he is politically controversial. His propose...
Here we are gearing up for another election year with chatter about taxes bubbling up as usual. From the ideas of flat taxes to reducing taxes to stimulate growth and beyond, you're sure to hear even more about who should be taxed and who shouldn't.
We have a long way to go towards the day when corporations routinely pay their fair share of taxes and families and communities get the public services they deserve. It may sound like a Christmas miracle today, but we can get there.
Just like the holidays, tax season seems to creep up before you know it. While you may be thinking creep is the only thing the holidays and taxes have...