Democrats’ Plans To Make The Wealthy Pay Will Barely Make A Dent

By Gabriel Zucman And Emmanuel Saez, The Conversation. -

Demanding tax increases on the rich is back in fashion – both in the corridors of the House of Representatives and on the red carpet of the Met Gala. The House Ways and Means Committee [...]

Righting The Ship

By Chrissy Kirchhoefer, NWTRCC.org. -

Long time war tax resister Robert Randall  introduced me to his hometown of Brunswick, Georgia by saying it was mostly known as a port town for automobile transportation; quickly followed by [...]

G20 Pushes Ahead On Global Tax Deal

By Nick Beams, World Socialist Web Site. -

The finance chiefs of the G20, representing the world’s largest economies, have signed off on a deal crafted with the aim of preventing multinational companies shifting profits to low-tax [...]

How The Toothless IRS Lets The Rich Off Easily

By David Cay Johnston, DC Report. -

The amount of additional taxes that the richest Americans owed after the IRS audited their tax returns fell more than 99% in Donald Trump’s first full year in office, data tables released this [...]

Outrage At ProPublica Tax Leaks Underscores Their Importance

By Ari Paul, Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting. -

A ProPublica report (6/8/21) on the leaked federal tax documents of super-wealthy individuals has bolstered the economic left’s argument that the US economy is set up in favor of the wealthiest. [...]

The Secret IRS Files

By Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel, ProPublica. -

In 2007, Jeff Bezos, then a multibillionaire and now the world’s richest man, did not pay a penny in federal income taxes. He achieved the feat again in 2011. In 2018, Tesla founder Elon Musk, [...]

Outside Amazon Fulfillment Center, Workers Demand Tax Fairness

By Michael Moore, Workday Minnesota. -

Minnesota workers unfurled a “Tax the Rich” banner outside Amazon’s MSP1 fulfillment center here today. It was a not-so-subtle suggestion to state lawmakers about how they might pay for [...]

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 [...]