08/20/14 09:45 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 65-year-old Omaha businessman has been given six months behind bars and must pay restitution for failing to forward taxes he'd withheld from his employees' paychecks. Federal prosecutors say Randall Thompson must serve three years of supervised release after he leaves...
By Associated Press | 08/20/14 08:20 AM
Maine's Democratic House speaker is outlining a series of policy proposals aimed at helping the state's rapidly aging population.
08/20/14 09:15 AM
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Biloxi officials say 160 property owners are advertising on the Internet to rent their homes and condos for a few days to a few weeks. Jerry Creel, community development director, tells The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/1BBc79E) that most aren't licensed or aren't paying taxes...
08/19/14 04:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday. The audit by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration says the IRS needs to do a better...
By Justin Green | 08/19/14 12:07 PM
How far does a dollar go in your state compared to others in the United States?
By Walter Williams | 08/18/14 06:30 PM
Faced with the increasing costs of higher education, parents and taxpayers might like to know what they're getting for their money.
08/15/14 06:30 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that extends a $420 million state tax credit to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. after approving a similar deal for its competitor, Lockheed Martin Corp. Brown's office announced Friday that he signed SB718 by Sens. Richard...
By Ed Sykes | 08/14/14 03:25 PM
It's a hot-button issue bound to come up on the campaign trail this fall, but what exactly is a corporate tax inversion? Washington Examiner Economics Writer Joseph Lawler sheds some light on the controversial practice.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/13/14 03:33 PM
The trust fund for the disability program will run out in late 2016, Social Security's Board of Trustees warned in late July. Without congressional action, disabled workers would immediately face a 25 percent cut in their benefits.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/13/14 10:31 AM
Companies leaving the U.S. for low-tax countries might not cost America as much as you thought.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/11/14 04:09 PM
A Clinton-era tax credit program intended to help grow businesses in low-income communities is instead benefitting big banks and private investors to the tune of more than $1 billion annually.
By Linda Chavez | 08/08/14 10:53 AM
Next week I'm scheduled for a cervical spinal fusion that costs upward of $100,000, but I won't be paying for it. Like 50 million other Medicare recipients, I will receive the medical care I need more or less free of charge thanks to Medicare.
By David Harsanyi | 08/08/14 10:39 AM
Jonathan Alter at The Daily Beast has an idea that will infuse the president's "economic patriotism" rhetoric with some bite: Compel companies to take "loyalty oaths" to prove their patriotism.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/07/14 05:53 PM
Walgreens purchased a European-based drugstore chain. The U.S. has really high corporate taxes. As this new joint company decides where to base itself, the U.S.'s high corporate tax rates may play a role.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/07/14 09:07 AM
Tax revenues are climbing, but the debt is out of control and nobody knows for sure how much the bureaucrats are actually spending.
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