Tag Archives: tax

  • Appraiser Lowers Home Values $172 Million for Wealthy Homeowners’ Tax Breaks

    May 22, 12 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Where is Robin Hood when you need him? There’s a new character on the scene and he’s widening the privilege of the rich and deepening the hole for the poor. Did you know there are folks out there that can make your home worth whatever they want it to be worth? And depending on the […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Why Socialism?

    Jul 12, 11 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Last week I detailed how and why economic conservatism is a bad idea: it is morally indefensible and depends on expecting unrealistic acts on the part of those in positions of economic power. But in addition, the alternative of socialism is a much more sustainable (creates tax payers), morally progressive (less exploitative), and legally advantageous […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Illegal Immigrants and Your Social Security Benefits

    Mar 22, 11 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *I got an email the other day with a petition and instructions attached telling me to sign it and pass it on. The petition eventually is to be emailed to the White House to let President Barack Obama know that he should veto any bill Congress might pass allowing illegal immigrants access to social security […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Follow the Money Trail

    Feb 22, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *While most Americans were focused on flowers and candy on Valentine’s Day, the Internal Revenue Service was focused on another sweetspot. The agency launched its latest amnesty program for off-shore account holders just as the current tax season heads into the seven-week home stretch. It’s the IRS’ second amnesty program in as many years. In […]

  • Obama Strategy Coming Clear: Tax Deal Used to Bring Back Independents

    Dec 8, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(Via the LA Times) Since his midterm election drubbing, President Obama has followed what seems like a wobbly course, taking one step to the left, then two to the right. The pattern, now reinforced by his tentative tax deal with Republicans, has pleased GOP adversaries while infuriating allies on the left. But viewed through the […]

  • They Want to Tax Your iTunes

    May 11, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(From TheWrap.com) The ever-louder ka-ching, ka-ching of online cash registers has many state governements rushing to skim off the top of the digital renaissance. States’ attempts to tax digital business have many internet companies up in arms. A recent legal standoff between North Carolina and online retailer Amazon shows that the industry is not going […]