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Thanks to the Biggest Turkey, Uncle Sam

6 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Taking the time to thank our federal, state, and local bureaucracies for all the joy they bring us every day.

The Few, the Rich: Chinese Who Like Uncle Sam

They still see the U.S. as a beacon for democracy, while young urbanites prefer to channel Beijing's anger.

Boris should pay up but not shut up over U.S. tax

The London mayor, an American citizen, objects to paying a U.S. capital gains levy on his UK residence. Uncle Sam’s ex-pat tax laws are worthy of reform. But if Johnson really cares about that, the way to show it is to clear his debt and then campaign for change.

There's $2.1 Trillion Sitting Overseas, How Do We Get It Back on American Soil?

Not bringing money home allows multinational corporations to avoid giving Uncle Sam his 35% cut.

Pocket A 7.5% Yield From Uncle Sam's Landlord

Here at StreetAuthority, we’re big fans of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). They provide solid income backed by real assets that people will always need. And one of our favorite

Seven Companies Spent More on CEO Pay Than Federal Taxes

Institute for Policy Studies and the Center for Effective Government, Fleecing Uncle Sam: A Growing Number of Corporations Spend More on Executive Compensation Than Federal Income Taxes: Of America’s 30 largest corporations, seven (23 percent) paid their CEOs more than they paid in federal income taxes last year. All seven...

These 7 Firms Paid Their CEO Over 60% More Than Uncle Sam

Seven of the 30 largest U.S. corporations paid more money to their chief executive officers last year than they paid in U.S. federal income taxes, according to a new study by Center for Effective Government and Institute for Policy Studies. Show More Summary

7 Corporate Giants Pay CEOs More Than Uncle Sam

Two Washington think-tanks have some jarring figures in a report outlining the case for corporate tax reform: Seven of the top 30 US firms pay more to their CEOs than they pay in federal income tax, according to the Institute for Policy Studies and the Center for Effective Government, and...

When companies pay CEOs more than Uncle Sam

Thanks to loopholes and tax breaks, a number of the biggest U.S. corporations pay their top executives more than they pay in federal taxes

Rehab for Empire Addiction: Uncle Sam on the Couch

By Tom Engelhardt (Tomdispatch.com) [What follows is a transcript of a therapy session between the American Empire and a psychiatrist whose name we at TomDispatch have agreed not to disclose. Normally, even in an age in which…

USPS Data Breach and The Irony of the Creepy Uncle

No one likes to have their private information spilled across the Web, viewable by anyone with the skill and access to do so. That's why the Edward Snowden revelations caught us off-guard...it's like your Uncle Sam was peeping at you through the restroom keyhole. Show More Summary

Steve Cohen’s loot could land in undeserving hands

A $600 mln insider trading settlement with his SAC hedge fund will probably go to investors on the other side of its dodgy deals. Better them than Uncle Sam. But the real victims were drug firms whose data SAC’s trader stole. U.S. watchdogs miss the mark in allotting fine proceeds.

2015 inflation adjustments for exemptions, deductions, more!

A lot is going on in the next eight weeks. The holidays are almost here. Got your turkey yet? Made your Santa wish list? Meantime, you're also checking out the year-end tax moves you need to make to ensure you pay Uncle Sam the lowest possible 2014 tax bill. Show More Summary

When The Checks Stop Coming In: Freaky R&B Singer Ginuwine Bascially Bankrupt After Divorce From Solé, Owes Uncle Sam $300,000

You broke now, you blew it, wildin’, with yo’ money… Ginuwine Claims He’s Near Bankruptcy In Lawsuit With Producer Via NYDailyNews One of the biggest R&B artists of the late 1990s and early 2000s is on the verge of

FOX dressed Tony Siragusa up like a Dickens character for Jaguars-Cowboys in London

This is how all British people dress all the time. I just hope that when BBC or Sky Sports sends commentators to America when Premier League teams play exhibition teams in the US, they force them to dress up like Uncle Sam or an old-timey sheriff. We really wissh Tony had decided to speak in a thick cockney accent, but alas.

WSJ: Steps to Take by Dec. 31 to Cut Your 2014 Tax Bill

Wall Street Journal Tax Report: Act Now to Lower Your 2014 Taxes; Many Tax-Saving Strategies Require Action by Year-End, by Laura Saunders: If you want to lower your 2014 income taxes, you need to act now to limit Uncle Sam’s reach next April. The number of tax-cutting opportunities shrinks significantly...

Student And Car Loans Go Exponential, Courtesy Of Uncle Sam

Another month, another $14.5 billion increase in student and car loans, offset by a measly $1.4 billion in credit card debt, following last month's upward revised $200 million drop in revolving debt. Total consumer debt in SeptemberShow More Summary

Uncle Sam’s Databases of Suspicion

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

By Hina Shamsi and Matthew Harwood, TomDispatch The Chico Police Department was secretly keeping tabs on Gill as a suspected terrorist. Yet nowhere in a suspicious activity report was there a scintilla of evidence that he was engaged in any kind of criminal activity whatsoever. Show More Summary

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