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High Oil Prices Taxing American Families--But There's A Solution

Ken Blackwell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Ken Blackwell

New transportation technologies will delink our economy and security from the global oil market, helping offer relief from the high gas bills straining family budgets. It's time to get serious about embracing these solutions.

Unemployment and "Fundamental" Tax Reform

Stephen Kent | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics
Stephen Kent

When Congress comes back next week, Washington will increasingly focus on what it calls "fundamental" tax reform. But it won't be entertaining reform capable of fundamentally shifting employment patterns and generating the jobs we need.

Walmart Darkens Outlook Because Of Tough Economy, Payroll Tax Increase

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, said the weak global economy continues to batter its low-income shoppers. The ch...

Survey Finds Tax Hike Fears Overrated

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business

The payroll tax hike may not be derailing the economic recovery after all. Forty-eight percent of Americans did not even notice the Jan. 1 payroll ...

Red Lobster Chain Blames Sliding Sales On Higher Payroll Taxes

AP | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business

ORLANDO, Fla. — Darden Restaurants, struggling to draw more customers into its Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants, predicted a third-quart...

Bringing Enterprise To Southeast Asia, PayrollHero Raises $1MM

Bryce Maddock | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Bryce Maddock

I am thrilled by the emergence of a new class of companies which offer enterprise technology solutions that are specifically aimed at companies in developing nations.

The Myth of Social Security's Insolvency

Fred Lundgren | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics
Fred Lundgren

It is time for all top wage earners and all the other Social Security mythmakers to put away their bad ideas and silence their propaganda for the real good of America.

Yes, Your Paycheck Really Is Shrinking

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

* Payroll tax hike could suck $125 billion from households * Higher taxes to keep economic growth lackluster ...

Your Salary Is About To Shrink

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business

At the stroke of midnight, your effective salary will shrink. Starting Tuesday when the payroll tax break expires, around 160 million American work...

If We're Going to Tax the Rich, Then Let's Tax the Rich

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The "tax the rich" policies so far being discussed (at least the ones that leak out to the public) are laughably timid and tame, when you really examine the big picture.

How to Secretly Tax the Poor

Steve Gillman | Posted 02.09.2013 | Money
Steve Gillman

There are many ways to make those who pay taxes less likely to notice the burden, and this is especially true when it comes to taxing those who are poor.

One Major Concern For Small Business Owners

AP | JOYCE M. ROSENBERG | Posted 11.14.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Small business owners who are worried about the so-called fiscal cliff are concerned beyond their own finances – they're also uneasy...

White House: Obama Has No New Middle Class Tax Plans

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Oct 27 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will continue to push for middle-class tax cuts as part of his economic agenda, but ...

Obama, Romney Mum On Looming Issue

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

By STEPHEN OLEMACHER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama isn't talking about it and neither is Mitt Romney. But come January...

Obama, Romney, Quiet On Tax Issue

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama isn't talking about it and neither is Mitt Romney. But come January, 163 million workers can expect to feel ...

Ben Hallman

Homeless 47 Percenter: 'We Try Every Day To Find A Way To Improve Our Situation'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business

Zibron Harden is too busy attending school full time and raising three sons to pay much attention to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, bu...

Is Social Security Still Worth It?

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 10.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — People retiring today are part of the first generation of workers who have paid more in Social Security taxes during their careers...

GOP Wrong On Looming Problem

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans are calling it "Taxmageddon," the big tax increase awaiting nearly every American family at the end of the year, when a...

Corexit Maker Nalco Gets Louisiana Credits For Plant

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.22.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Nalco Company, the maker of Corexit used to disperse oil from the BP spill, is using Louisiana state credits to build an $18.7 million polymer facility at its Garyville plant -- 35 miles upriver from New Orleans.

Credit for a Mini Fire Engine

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 04.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Congress moving forward with a proposal to restrict the Child Tax Credit refund to taxpayers who have a SSN will have the most devastating impact on children.

Michael McAuliff

Democratic Campaign Groups Slam Republicans On Payroll Tax Cut

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In yet another sign that Democrats are sure they're winning the debate over extending the payroll tax cut, a party campaign outfit is us...

A New Hostage Taken In Payroll Tax Fight

Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics

A massive year-end spending deal hung in the balance late Monday as a frustrated Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sought to use the package to win mo...

John Boehner Predicts House Will Approve Payroll Tax Cut Legislation

AP | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner predicted Monday that the House will approve legislation that renews a payroll tax cut and curtails extr...

Obama Targets Republicans On Key Issue

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Barack Obama dashed into politically important New Hampshire Tuesday, seeking to steal the spotlight from Republica...

Obama Taking His Jobs Plan To The American People

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — His sleeves rolled up and his finger stabbing the air, President Barack Obama pitched his newly unveiled jobs plan with campaign...