SALT Cap Repeal Would Exacerbate Racial Inequities

By the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. -

A new analysis from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy provides critical data for the debate over whether to repeal the $10,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions. The [...]

Tax Resisters Divert Their Money From War To Human Welfare

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

President Biden’s foreign policy to date is largely indistinguishable from Trump’s. His administration hasn’t reversed tortuous sanctions against Iran, the United States continues to [...]

55 Corporations Paid $0 In Federal Taxes On 2020 Profits

By Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. -

At least 55 of the largest corporations in America paid no federal corporate income taxes in their most recent fiscal year despite enjoying substantial pretax profits in the United States. This [...]

We Should Be Taxing The Rich, Not The Unemployed

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

With tax season well underway, many Americans who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic and found some relief in supercharged unemployment benefits last year are discovering that they [...]

Taxes On The Rich: One-Sixth Of What They Used To Be

By Chuck Collins and Bob Lord, Inequality.org. -

According to a new IPS briefing paper, the richest .01 percent of Americans, about 33,000 lucky souls today, now pay just one-sixth of what they used to pay in tax, when measured as a percentage [...]

Huge Study Of 50 Years Of Tax Cuts For The Wealthy

By Grace Dean, Business Insider. -

Large tax cuts for the rich don't lead to economic growth and employment but instead cause higher income inequality, a new study that examined tax cuts over 50 years suggested. A recent [...]

Voters Pass A Tax On The Rich To Pay Teachers More

By Austin Walker, KVOA. -

Marana, AZ - Prop 208, Invest in Ed, passed. A 3.5 percent tax increase will be applied to any individual making more than $250,000 a year or if a household makes more than $500,000 a year. [...]

How Big Corporations Are Draining The Life Out Of A Sick America

By Paul Buchheit, Commondreams. -

Our richest corporations are much to blame for the free-market "winner take all" philosophy that has caused over half of our nation to try to survive without adequate health care and life [...]

Amazon Taxed! Lessons Of The Tax Amazon Victory In Seattle

By Logan Swan, Socialist Alternative. -

The Tax Amazon movement and Seattle’s working class won a historic victory on Monday, July 6. Following a three year struggle against the richest man in the world – Jeff Bezos – and his political [...]

The US Response To Covid-19 Has Lavished Wealth On The Rich

By Miles Kampf-Lassin, In These Times. -

According to a recent report from the Institute for Policy Studies, America’s billionaires saw their wealth shoot up by $282 billion in just 23 days as the country was sheltering in lockdown. [...]

Low Income/Simple Living As War Tax Resistance

By National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee. -

There are many methods of war tax resistance. Each accomplishes a different set of goals and involves a different level of personal risk. This pamphlet explores ways to eliminate [...]

Climate Crisis, Taxes, And War

By National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee. -

U.S. military officials have stated on numerous occasions that they support renewable energy initiatives and that climate emergency threatens U.S. security. So they’re working hard to convince us [...]

Meet The New Generation Of Tax Resisters Refusing To Pay For War

By Lindsey Britt, Waging Nonviolence. -

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the IRS has taken the unusual step of extending the tax season to July 15 — a move that gives people more time to consider using the old, but often [...]

Billionaire Bonanza 2020

By Chuck Collins, Omar Ocampo and Sophia Paslaski, IPS-DC.org. -

Billionaires dominate our politics, culture, and economy. Their wealth, as this report shows, has concentrated mightily over the last four decades — even as the number of U.S. households with [...]

Israel May Ask For Double Its Usual $3.8 Billion From The US This Year

By Alison Weir, If Americans Knew. -

Breaking Defense, a digital magazine that covers military issues, reports that Israel may ask for its U.S. aid early, possibly in a lump sum that could be as high as $7.6 billion. This would [...]