By Timothy P. Carney | 10/29/13 09:06 PM
Joe Wilson didn’t know how right he was. When the South Carolina congressman blurted, “You lie!” at President Obama’s health care speech to Congress in September 2009, Wilson could have been summarizing the president’s entire approach to passing and implementing Obamacare. Most...
By Ashe Schow | 10/29/13 02:45 PM
Just in time for Halloween, young Republicans in Arlington, Va., introduced the “Tax Reaper,” a character designed to point out tax hikes supported by Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.
10/28/13 08:40 PM
(www.kansascity.com) Never have Jackson County voters considered anything like this. If approved, the half-cent sales tax proposal on the Nov. 5 ballot would raise $800 million over 20 years to underwrite medical research at two private hospitals and the health professional schools at the...
By Stephen Ohlemacher | 10/28/13 09:08 AM
Republicans in Congress don't usually fight for tax increases, especially ones that are part of President Barack Obama's health care law. But GOP senators balked when Democrats proposed delaying a new temporary fee on everyone covered by health insurance.
By Paul Bedard | 10/25/13 08:43 AM
Chicago Mayor and former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel blasted the president’s talk of a “grand bargain” on taxes and spending with the GOP as “foolish,” demanding that those hopeful for such a deal “shut up” because “they don’t understand politics.” In a video for...
By Joseph Lawler | 10/25/13 05:39 AM
Alan Cole for the Tax Foundation: Everyone is familiar with the concept, if not the terminology, of a marginal tax rate. Earn a new dollar, and some of that dollar is lost to taxes. The concept applies equally to means-tested assistance from the government.
By Tim Mak | 10/25/13 05:27 AM
The group behind the viral anti-Obamacare commercial starring a creepy Uncle Sam as a gynecologist is expanding its presence on Capitol Hill to lobby on behalf of Millennials worried about tech and privacy issues.
By Byron York | 10/24/13 12:13 PM
Under Obamacare, the Internal Revenue Service will determine who is eligible for health insurance subsidies, and it will deliver those subsidies, in the form of tax credits, to millions of individual Americans. It's a huge job, and a critical one, involving hundreds of billions of taxpayer...
By Ethan Barton | 10/24/13 12:19 AM
Poor oversight by the Internal Revenue Service allowed nearly 700 contract employees who owed $5.4 million in federal taxes to go undetected as of June 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The IG reviewed 13,591...
By Steve Contorno | 10/23/13 05:11 PM
The top Republican on the House taxing committee accused the Internal Revenue Service of putting Obamacare ahead of the millions of tax returns filed each year.
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