Groups Slam Exxon for Deceptive Support of Carbon Tax Plan Lorraine Chow, 20 June 2017 (EcoWatch) “Environmental organizations are calling foul on a carbon tax and dividend plan supported by ExxonMobil, BP, Shell and other influential...Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.), perhaps to calm nervous donors and anti-tax activists worried that tax reform is on the back burner, gave a widely hyped speech on Tuesday on the GOP’s tax plans. It was filled with platitudes. “Ladies and gentlemen, we are going to fix this nation’s tax code once and for […]
The Oklahoma City Council is looking for voter approval on a quarter-cent tax increase meant to hire more police officers and firefighters. The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/2rUBt1o ) reports that the revised … Click to Continue »
The Climate Leadership Council has launched a new campaign to promote its carbon tax plan, but even its own strategic partners WRI and The Nature Conservancy find shortcomings.
The White House plans to privately negotiate a massive overhaul of the tax system with Republican leaders in Congress, possibly giving rank-and-file members little if any say over the finished product.
ExxonMobil is joining its peers Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Total in backing a U.S. carbon-tax-and-dividend plan put forward by former Republican leaders. The plan is to charge $40 per ton of carbon dioxide emitted (about $0.36 per gallon of gasoline) and return that money to taxpayers as a monthly dividend. Show More Summary
BOSTON (Reuters) - Major oil companies like Exxon Mobil and BP Plc have thrown their support behind a carbon tax plan proposed by a group of elder Republican statesmen, according to an advertisement published in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.
West Virginia's House has affirmed its support for more limited tax changes than the latest plan backed by Gov. Jim Justice and the state Senate. The House voted 67-22 on … Click to Continue »
Gov. Jim Justice has proposed a revised tax plan to limit state budget cuts, and the Senate has passed the measure. The Democratic governor and Republican senators say the latest … Click to Continue »
A couple of Seattle City Council members have gained the blessing of Mayor Ed Murray on a draft ordinance to impose a citywide income tax. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports (http://bit.ly/2rvXloA … Click to Continue »
by Steven Hsieh The future: more glass. VACCLAV/GETTY Income Tax Plan Revealed: Seattleites making more than $250,000 a year would pay a 2 percent income tax under a proposal by city council member Lisa Herbold. Married? The tax would apply to households that make a combined $500,000. Show More Summary
``The secret of the Trump infrastructure plan is: There is no infrastructure plan. Just like there is no White House tax plan. Just like there was no White House health care plan. More than 120 days into Trump's term in a unified Republican...Show More Summary
Moderates in Kansas are celebrating after overriding Governor Sam Brownback's veto of their compromise tax package.
In late April President Donald Trump proposed a historic tax plan that would offer US businesses and workers major relief... The post Paul Ryan’s Arrogance Is Blocking Tax Cuts for Working Americans appeared first on The Gateway Pun...
This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. One of the cornerstones of President Donald Trump’s tax plan is to lower the corporate tax rate to 15% from the current rate of 35%. Congressional Republicans and many experts seem to think 20% is a more realistic target, but either way,...
We know that President Trump wants to make major changes in the tax code. But while the Administration has released broad outlines, it has not...
Kansas legislators are waiting to learn whether the state's tax collections in May met expectations as they work on proposals to raise new revenue to fix the state budget. The … Click to Continue »
Seattle City Council members have advanced a proposal for a soda tax but have changed the plan to exclude diet pop. The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/iB9uMx ) Seattle Mayor Ed … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the Kansas Legislature's debates over raising taxes to fix the state budget and provide additional money for public schools (all times local): 6 p.m. Kansas legislators are … Click to Continue »
North Carolina House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a tax plan for the next two years that's more modest than the Senate's proposal from earlier this month, offering a small income … Click to Continue »