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Income tax or not, we can never fully avoid the tax bite

Sep 18, 2012
From levies on utilities to purchases, the tax man is with us every step of our day.
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The numbers behind Mitt Romney's 47% comment

Sep 18, 2012
Mitt Romney is standing by his words from a private fundraiser that were caught on videotape. In the video, Romney says 47 percent of the country pay no income tax and are therefore predisposed to vote for President Obama.
Posted In: Taxes, Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney criticized over comments about taxes

Sep 18, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says 47 percent of Americans pay no net income tax -- ergo, they are predisposed to vote for President Obama. We break down the numbers.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, 47 percent, Taxes

Warning: 'Fiscal cliffs' may be ahead

Aug 10, 2012
A host of tax increases for the wealthy and cuts to deductions and credits may cause some steep drops in Americans' incomes.
Posted In: Taxes, deductions, credits

Cayman Islands could tax foreign workers

Aug 6, 2012
The British territory has $91,000 registered companies, including 235 banks. But now, because of pressure to plug a budget hole, the government is proposing a 10 percent income tax on foreign workers.
Posted In: Cayman Islands, Taxes

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

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