Oct 25, 2012 With the fiscal cliff looming, an all-star group of CEOs wants both parties to get serious about the deficit. The fix they're calling for will be tough for both parties to swallow.
Oct 24, 2012 Business owners share friendship and a passion for dirt bikes, but are far apart when it comes to taxes and politics.
Oct 9, 2012 The Illinois County that includes Chicago wants to help cover the costs of the city's rising gun violence by taxing ammunition.
Oct 3, 2012 Mitt Romney says he wants to lower everyone’s tax rate by 20 percent, and one way of doing that is to restrict deductions of more than $17,000. Experts say Mitt Romney 's deduction cap would mostly impact the wealthy.
Sep 28, 2012 The French government has just unveiled a budget for next year that includes major tax hikes for the rich and for businesses. France is the second largest economy in the euro zone and so far it has managed to remain a leader in the debt crisis, rather than a victim -- for the most part anyway.
Sep 24, 2012 The through line in this election campaign and in the economy for the past year or so has been a debate about income inequality. According to the Census Bureau, the community of Country Knolls, in upstate New York, is the most income equal in the country.
Sep 20, 2012 Environmental writer Tim De Chant says gauging income inequality is as simple as looking at a neighborhood's trees.
Sep 20, 2012 A new report from the U.S Census Bureau shows that since 2010, the gap between rich and poor is widening in more states.
Sep 20, 2012 You can measure an area's income inequality in pay stubs, Census numbers and... its tree cover? Environmental writer Tim De Chant argues that sometimes you can't see a neighborhood's wealth for the trees.
Sep 18, 2012 Mitt Romney wasn't wrong when he said almost half of Americans don't pay federal income taxes. Some of those people are retired, some are poor. Another big reason why some don't pay? Tax cuts.