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Scant agreement on link between taxes and growth

Aug 1, 2012
Politicians bicker over whether low taxes bring high growth or not, but globally, the evidence appears to be inconclusive.
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Atlanta puts new tax for transit to a vote

Jul 30, 2012
A proposal to add a penny to Atlanta's sales tax would mean billions raised for transit projects, winning the backing of business leaders but attracting a strange mix of opponents.
Posted In: Atlanta, Taxes

Arthur Laffer on income inequality, raising taxes

Jul 26, 2012
The father of supply-side economics explains why he's against raising taxes on the rich, and the problems with being so against income inequality.
Posted In: Arthur Laffer, supply-side economics, Taxes, income inequality

Americans weigh in on fixes for the U.S. economy

Jul 19, 2012
Gallup's Frank Newport digs into the latest polling data on the cure for our economic ailments.
Posted In: employment, Taxes, 2012 election, Jobs

Tax rates hit historic low in 2009

Jul 11, 2012
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office says the tax rates paid by most Americans were at near-record lows in 2009. Who's paying less, who's paying more, and what's causing the change?
Posted In: Taxes, CBO, income tax

The biggest tax increase since...1993?

Jul 2, 2012
Where the Affordable Care Act ranks in U.S. tax history.
Posted In: Taxes, Affordable Care Act, health care reform law

The health care mandate and your wallet

Jun 29, 2012
The Supreme Court ruled that President Obama's health care mandate is constitutional. So what does that mean for citizens?
Posted In: Adriene Hill, Taxes, IRS, Affordable Care Act, scotus

Read my lips: A history of anti-tax pledges

Jun 26, 2012
22 years after he was forced to retreat from his famous tax promise, George H.W. Bush's anti-tax movement continues.
Posted In: Taxes, George H.W. Bush

States' tax revenues soar

Jun 12, 2012
A new survey says states are collecting taxes at levels not seen since the recession, but many are still struggling to balance budgets.
Posted In: states, Taxes

Taxing your winnings

May 18, 2012
Winning big could saddle you with some serious debt. Tax expert Louis Barajas explains.
Posted In: Taxes, winning, prizes, IRS

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