Here's the irony of Mitt Romney's 47 percent: he hails himself as an economic savior because he knows how to create jobs, yet many of the jobs he had a hand in creating through his work at Bain Capital fall right into that 47 percent.
Are you self-employed? Do you have investment income, prize or lottery winnings, or other income that doesn't traditionally have income tax withholdings? If you answered yes to any of these, you may need to make an estimated tax payment by September 17.
We've seen enough barriers from Congress. The administration's temporary action should inspire a bipartisan effort to create a permanent immigration process that adheres to our values of equality and hard work. Our economy deserves nothing less.
If the IRS starts preparing our taxes for us, that right will cease to exist. Even with its flaws, Americans would most certainly prefer our current tax filing system over putting their faith in the IRS to fairly do it for them.
The U.S. Peace Index is based on analysis of homicide, violent crime, policing, incarceration rates and availability of small arms data. With improvements in all five of these indicators from the 2011 to the 2012 USPI, the U.S. was found to be more peaceful than at any time since 1991.
The open government movement is indicative of the pressures imposed on us by the post-recessionary world. Opening up government data sources increases the bang of each taxpayer buck and creates new commercial opportunities for businesses.