More Taxes Articles

  • Regulator seeks tough penalty for tax evasion case

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission wants to make an example of two Texas brothers found by a jury at a civil trial to have acted fraudulently to evade taxes, but a defense lawyer said Wednesday that the more than $750 million sought by the government is "hotly contested." A...

  • Walgreen turns down inversion to cut tax bill

    Growing political heat and possible customer backlash helped dissuade Walgreen from trying to trim its tax bill by reorganizing overseas as part of an acquisition. But experts say they don't expect other companies considering the move to follow Walgreen's lead and stay rooted in the United...

  • Obama seeks executive ways to limit tax inversions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to sidestep a logjam in Congress, the Obama administration is looking for steps it could take on its own to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes, officials said Tuesday. President Barack Obama has denounced so-called tax...

  • Transportation tax tops Missouri primary ballot

    A Missouri primary that lacks competition for the only statewide office on the ballot nonetheless has generated considerable attention because of proposals seeking to raise taxes for transportation and create constitutional protections for farmers.

  • Paul Ryan isn't seeking to relaunch LBJ's war on poverty: Examiner Editorial

    "The federal government has helped decrease material deprivation," House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., wrote in a recent paper outlining new strategies for fighting poverty. But he added that the war on poverty cannot be won simply by satisfying people's creature needs.

  • People, not politicians, improve world economies

    After years of debt (90.6 percent of GDP in 2013) and deficit spending, Britain's ruling Conservative Party is crowing about the latest economic figures that show the country has outpaced the developed world in its economic recovery.

  • No, the IRS cannot be fixed --- it must be abolished and replaced with the Fair Tax

    Washington's individual income tax and its enforcement agency, the IRS, are a cancer eating away at this nation, her taxpayers and our economic engine. 

  • The Environmental Corruption Agency

    The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is "protecting people and the environment."

  • Conn. unemployment insurance tax stokes complaints

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly 100,000 employers in Connecticut are about to get sticker shock as the state mails annual tax bills to pay interest on its $433 million federal loan for unemployment benefits for workers let go during the Great Recession. The so-called special assessment being...

  • Documents show Obama White House working with insurers against taxpayers

    The Obama White House and the health insurance industry have an uneasy alliance to defend Obamacare's subsidies and mandates — at the expense of the taxpayer.

  • Tom Steyer's super PAC hits Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst

    Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC is targeting Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst in a $2.6 million TV ad campaign.

  • House votes to let airlines advertise fares without taxes included

    The House this afternoon quickly approved a measure to allow airlines to advertise the base ticket fair to consumers while excluding the government fees and taxes that can add as much as 20 percent to the cost.

  • What if Obama defended American business?

    Just for once, wouldn't it be great if President Obama actually defended American business, instead of attacking it?

  • Let low-income Americans opt out of Social Security

    America is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. But as we become bogged down in our many problems, I see, unfortunately, a mentality in which we are becoming increasingly a nation of the unfree – the victim – and the timid, in how we’re approaching these challenges.

  • Big Ideas: On homelessness, strippers and 3D printing

    With inadequate housing or shelter options, many homeless people are forced to live out of doors and in public places.



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