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Could costly, but popular, tax breaks be axed in tax reform?

Remember the last election cycle when most of the campaign and Capitol Hill talk focused on the federal budget deficit? Now, however, with the Nov. 4 balloting day just about a month away, it's pretty much crickets when it comes to the deficit. Show More Summary

David Cameron did have a rabbit: tax cuts for the middle classes

The Prime Minister has just finished talking, and there is one major story – tax cuts for the middle classes. Some quick thoughts on what moving the threshold for 40p tax from £41,000 to £50,000 will do: cut taxes for hundreds of thousands of people. cost the Treasury around £5.5 billion a year. delight Tories [...]

Chart: As Top Tax Rates Dropped, Top Incomes Soared

We're still posting a new chart on the current state of income inequality every day over the next week. Yesterday's looked at how the top 1 percent of Americans have captured half of all income. Today, let's talk taxes. In the past few...Show More Summary

Australian Leaders Begin Dancing Around Renewable Energy Talks

It will come as no surprise to regular readers of CleanTechnica that I am not a huge fan of the current Australian Liberal-Coalition Government and their recent decisions to scrap the carbon tax and the impending changes to the Renewable Energy Target suggested in a recent panel recommendation. Show More Summary

Tax cuts: the dog that hasn't barked – yet

Much effort has been made at the Conservative conference to offer policies to please traditional Tories tempted by Ukip. We've had welfare cuts, a lot of talk about Europe and tomorrow another pledge to kill the Human Rights Act and curb the ECHR. But so far, one issue hasn't really come up: tax cuts. Yes, [...]

The Business: Monday September 29 2014

Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday APPLE FACES BRUSSELS TAX ALLEGATION Apple will be accused of agreeing illegal tax deals with the Irish government later this week, according to the Financial Times. Show More Summary

The Situation -- Taxes, Schmaxes ... I Gotta See Snooki's Baby!

The Situation is so confident he'll beat the federal tax fraud rap he's facing... he'd rather talk about more important things -- like Snooki popping out another kid. Sitch was leaving a vitamin store in NJ Friday morning when a pho...

Everything That's Wrong With The NFL Is Wrong With America, Too

Sexism. A culture of violence. Untrustworthy leadership. Runaway wealth inequality. An indifference to workers’ health. Employees who are above the law. Hush-hush financing. Multimillion-dollar tax breaks. We’re not talking about corporate CEOs or the Christmas parties on Wall Street. Show More Summary

The Situation Is Being Charged With Tax Evasion!? Talk About A Governmental Grenade!!

Yes, sir. You are charged with tax fraud… Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is being indicted in New Jersey for not paying his full taxes on a hefty $8.9 million in earnings. And to make matters worse, he allegedly filed fraudulent returns to make it seem like he was bestiez with Uncle Sam! And now, this Instagram photo he posted today make a whole lot [...]

White House moves to limit corporate tax inversions

President Barack Obama talks with Jack Lew outside the Oval Office. As promised, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Monday that the Obama administration is going to use its regulatory authority to crack down on corporate inversions,...Show More Summary

Obama Talks Syria War and Climate Change Executive Order, Reid Wants Web Sales Tax, D’Souza Spared Prison Time: P.M. Links

last weekNews : Reason

President Barack Obama today said that his Syrian war "is not America's fight alone." Besides bombing ISIS, we also attacked an Al Qaeda affiliated called the "Khorasan Group," which the Pentagon says poses a bigger threat. Sen. TimShow More Summary

Federal Energy News: Senate Finance Talks Energy Tax Reform, EPA Extends Comment Period, and No Review for Demand Response Ruling

the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on energy tax reform, the EPA extended the comment period on its proposed Clean Power Plan, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to review a ruling on a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission demand response regulation. read more

Capitalize On Wall Street's Latest Tax Craze

A couple weeks ago in StreetAuthority Daily, we talked about some of Corporate America's latest financial engineering involving a frenzy of share buybacks. ?The basic story: many companies

PolitiFact: Democrats Are Recycling False Accusation That Republicans Support Tax Breaks for Companies That Ship Jobs Overseas

PolitiFact.com, Is There a Corporate Tax Break That Ships Jobs Overseas?: Democrats and their advocates have washed, rinsed and are now repeating one of their favorite talking points from 2012: that "(Insert Republican Here) supports tax breaks for corporations that ship jobs overseas." There’s a lot packed into this insult....

How Michigan Blocked a $1 Billion Tax Windfall for Corporations

For all the talk of political gridlock, it is amazing how quickly a state legislature can act when $1 billion in unexpected corporate tax refunds are at stake. The lawmakers are in Michigan. And their pistons were fired up following an unfavorable state Supreme Court decision in a lawsuit brought by IBM. Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: To Fix Washington State's Problems, We Need Real Talk on Taxes

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

WE HAVE THE MOST REGRESSIVE TAX SYSTEM IN THE NATION We need to fix that. I have spent the last several months talking to thousands of people at their doors in Seattle, Skyway, and Renton. I’ve gone to dozens of endorsement interviews—with...Show More Summary

Taxes Take Center Stage This Week—At Least on the House Floor

Shutting down talk of a shutdown… The House is expected to vote on a continuing resolution to fund the government—including the IRS—through December 11. The resolution would include an extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which bars states from taxing Internet access. Show More Summary

Good news: IRS follows the law sometimes

Enjoy the spectacle of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, Shredder of Hard Drives, explaining that his agency likes to follow the law whenever it can: He's talking about the byzantine tax laws tied into ObamaCare, but as a general statement...Show More Summary

CA: Leaders Talk Transportation Solutions at Summit

Toll lanes, railways, taxes and teamwork were among the hot topics under discussion Friday in Anaheim, where more than 1,000 transportation professionals met up for the region's annual mobility pow-wow.

Tesla, Uber, & Internet Sales Taxes – Quit Being So Easily Duped

If you’ll please forgive a bit of navel gazing, we need to have a little talk about social media, political action, issue advocacy, and earned media. I’ve always avoided characterizing what Peach Pundit “is”.  I find that really is in the eye of the beholder.  But I have found over the years that we have […]

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