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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.

10 Financial Breaks Single People Wished They Could Get from Uncle Sam

MyBankTracker | Posted 07.20.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

There are unique benefits that married people can take advantage of, as long as you know what you are eligible for. If you plan on tying the knot i...

Not Everyone Who Makes $250,000 a Year Is Rich: Why the Cost of Living Matters

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

The inherent problem with allowing the Bush-era tax cuts expire for Americans earning more than $250,000 a year -- let's call them $250k+ Americans -- is that not all $250k+ Americans are created equal.

What to Expect When You're Expecting Tax Reform

William E. Foster | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
William E. Foster

Within hours of the conclusion of the 2012 election, partisan leaders began drawing lines in the sand with respect to tax policy, and tax rates in particular. But history tells us that dramatic change is unlikely.

I'm With Stupid: Taxing My Feeble Grasp of Math and Percentages

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.17.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

All conservatives seem to talk about is Reagan, so I just naturally assumed that taxes were really low during his presidency. Then I made the mistake of looking stuff up.

A Silver Lining in New York's Tax Hike

Carol Kellermann | Posted 02.07.2012 | New York
Carol Kellermann

If a temporary personal income tax hike is the price we pay for long-term reforms that enhance infrastructure, encourage job growth, and make the tax system more equitable, then it is a price worth paying.

Tyler Kingkade

CHART: Poverty Is Up, But The Poor Are Paying The Most Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newly released U.S. Census data reveal that poverty levels have skyrocketed, but in most states, the tax systems disproportionally burde...

Rich Would Still Get Tax Cuts Even If Bush Tax Cuts Expire

THE NEW YORK TIMES | JACKIE CALMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Taxpayers with income of more than $1 million for 2011 would still receive on average a tax cut of about $6,300 compared with what they would have pai...

How Tax Brackets Work -- $250,001 Will Pay Five Cents More Tax

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

This discussion of whether to get rid of the Bush tax cuts for the rich has been a learning experience. I have been listening on the radio and readin...

WATCH Olbermann: GOP Tax Logic Labels HUGE Companies As 'Small Businesses'

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The "small" businesses that Republican lawmakers say will suffer if the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy expire are not so small after all, MSNBC's "...

Demand Full Media Disclosure: What's Your Tax Bracket?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

Anyone in the media talking about raising income tax rates on the top two income brackets should disclose their possible conflict of interest. "Full disclosure, I fall into the top tax bracket myself, so I would personally be affected by changing this rate."

I'm Tired of Hearing It

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Earl Pomerantz

If you raised the tax rates from thirty-six percent to forty-one percent, no entrepreneur worth his salt would close up and go fishin'. They'd grumble about it, then they'd play for less.