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Are you paying too much in federal taxes?


This year, for the first time, the federal government took $3 trillion out of the U.S. economy in the form of taxes One economist wonders what will be taxed next, and suggests it come come in the form of a Value-Added Tax Despite this record level of taxation, the government still spent nearly $500 billion more than in took in By Charles ...

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Are you sick of Democrats like Joe Biden slamming successful Americans?


In a recent speech, Vice President Joe Biden pulled the ‘class warfare’ card, as Democrats often do, blaming ‘the rich’ for ‘not paying their fair share of income taxes’ It is a familiar charge from Democrats, despite IRS records which indicate that the richest 10 percent of Americans pay more than 70 percent of annual income taxes  For the first time ever, higher taxes ...

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Taxes, taxes and more taxes: The Democrats’ plan to raid the Internet


Democrats have a new idea to fleece the American worker – impose new Internet taxes Internet taxes have never been popular among the general public No Democrats are proposing cutting federal spending instead of raising more tax revenue By Charles Greene In the continuing effort by the federal government to tax the pants off of American citizens, a controversial new ...

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Corporate tax reform would stop ‘inversions’ and save jobs


U.S. corporate tax rates are the highest in the industrialized world American corporations are increasingly moving their headquarters overseas to more tax-friendly environments President Obama once pledged corporate tax reform, but neither he nor Congress have addressed it These so-called “inversions” cost few jobs but billions in lost tax revenue By Charles Greene There are few concepts more irritating (no ...

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