Tonight, President Obama laid out his plan for immigration reform. It includes the requirement to "pay your fair share of taxes" - but what does that mean?
The AEI post about relative tax burdens borne by Americans is (to say the very least) an eye-opener. Using CBO data, this post shows that the top quintile not only pays it’s “fair” share of federal taxes. People in the top quintile essentially pay the full share of American taxes. Once federal taxes and transfers are […]
Following up on last week's post, CBO: The Distribution of Household Income and Federal Taxes, 2011: American Enterprise Institute: New CBO Study Shows That ‘the Rich’ Don’t Just Pay Their ‘Fair Share,’ They Pay Almost Everybody’s Share: The CBO just released its annual report on The Distribution of Household Income...
Most people were either ill-prepared or not prepared at all when super storm, Hurricane Sandy, passed through the northeast. To be fair, such lack or preparation isn’t because people were ignorant, but because the areas that were hit are not known for receiving the blunt wrath of hurricanes. Show More Summary
It’s been a good week for art. Between the EAB Fair launch and The Independent Fair, there was more conversation to be had about the quality of art itself than the money people were paying for it. That had to do not just with the quality of work on view, but the community that created it.
The order in the Dodd-Frank law sounded simple: Write a rule governing clawbacks of executive pay. Yet that rule is still unwritten.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc can pay "substantially" more for Allergan Inc and should get a fair shot at buying it, William Ackman, the Botox maker's biggest shareholder, said on Friday. Ackman said this...Show More Summary
So claims David Cameron (ungated version here):It is morally right that the rich pay their fair share in tax; and right that those who are able to contribute to our public services and safety nets do so.But what is morally wrong is government spending money as if it grows on trees. Show More Summary
Intel will pay customers who purchased Pentium 4's a $15 refund over alleged benchmark shenanigans -- but the evidence for such actions is both fairly strong and still ongoing to some extent.
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EUGENE KONTOROVICH: Paying People For Quarantines. “Aside from being fair – spreading the costs across taxpayers rather than letting them fall entirely on innocent individuals – compensation offers several practical advantages. First, it reduces avoidance and hiding from quarantines. Given that those needing to be quarantined have the best knowledge of whether they fit the […]
By Jeff Rhodes, Freedom Foundation The notion that the government, in its infinite wisdom, should be the one to decide what it's fair to pay workers in the private sector is one of the most cherished—and unsupportable—ideas in all of liberaldom.
This burrito has been fairly compensated. Class-action suits filed in Colorado and Minnesota have accused Chipotle of "an unwritten policy" of wage theft. Workers say they routinely work more hours than they are paid for, and that the practice isn't an oversight limited to just a few incidents. Show More Summary
A labor collusion pact with the aim of suppressing pay levels among Apple, Google, Microsoft, Pixar, and others, demonstrated that the idea that Silicon Valley plays fairly is an illusion. But even more unsavory abuses occur further down the food chain. Show More Summary
Container Store CEO Kip Tindell explains why his retail staff are paid significantly higher wages than what’s typical for the industry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2sMdnH9294
(October 26, 2014 11:15 AM, by Scott Sumner) The Germans have traditionally argued that the ECB should focus like a laser on their inflation target, paying no attention to unemployment. Fair enough. But how are they supposed to do this? The exact target is kind of vague, below... (0 COMMENTS)
Under a recent ruling, a company can adopt bylaws requiring investors to pay its legal fees if they lose a lawsuit against it.
Ilya Shapiro Under the Bush administration, the Labor Department interpreted a piece of the Fair Labor Standards Act as exempting mortgage-loan officers from eligibility for overtime pay. The Obama Labor Department didn’t see the law...Show More Summary
Believe it or not, our firm has been using SlideShare as our only form of marketing this past year. SlideShare is low in cost, brings loads of qualified traffic, and is fairly straightforward to execute. Yet, people we’ve worked with have told us they experienced difficulties using SlideShare to generate profitable leads or conversions. Here […]