You Pay Your Taxes. Corporations Should Too.

By Patti Lynn, Corporateaccountability.org -

This tax season, Amazon filed for a $129 million refund. How much did you get back? Maybe you were one of the many people who got less in refunds then they expected—or actually had to pay taxes [...]

Massachusetts Begins Round Two In Its Fight To Tax Millionaires

By Jen Wofford, Inequality.org -

Activists in Massachusetts were disappointed when the state’s Supreme Court struck down a ballot initiative last year to increase taxes on millionaires. But they’re already gearing up for round [...]

US Workers Are Paying High Taxes. But Without Any Of The Benefits.

By Matt Bruenig, Jacobinmag.com -

Comparing labor tax rates across countries is a tricky endeavor. Some countries rely mostly on income and payroll taxes charged to workers, others on payroll taxes charged to employers, and still [...]

End Taxes That Favor The Rich; Confront Inequality And Implement An Ecosocialist Green New Deal

By Howie Hawkins, Popular Resistance -

One area where the two parties of the millionaires and billionaires put in place policies that favor the rich are tax laws. Tax policy has favored the wealthy under both parties, but the [...]

4 Pharma Companies Saved $7 Billion From GOP Tax Law

By Bob Herman, Axios.com -

Four pharmaceutical companies — Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Merck and Abbott Laboratories — collectively kept $7 billion in tax savings in 2018 due to Republicans' 2017 corporate tax overhaul, [...]

US Workers Are Highly Taxed If You Count Premiums

By Matt Bruenig, Peoplespolicyproject.org -

Comparing labor tax rates across countries is a tricky endeavor. Some countries rely mostly on income and payroll taxes charged to workers, others on payroll taxes charged to employers, and still [...]

‘Tax March’ Launches New ‘Tax The Rich’ Campaign To Build Grassroots Support

By Staff, Taxmarch.org -

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Tax March announced its new “Tax the Rich” project, an effort to educate the American people and policymakers about taxing the rich and advocate for raising taxes on the [...]

Wall Street Mini-Tax Could Raise Maxi Revenue

By Ronald M. Glassman and Gerald E. Scorse, Dissidentvoice.org -

With great fanfare, politicians on the left are thinking big on tax reform: a 70 percent rate on incomes over $10 million, a wealth tax on the super-rich, estate taxes as high as 77 percent. With [...]

Israel’s Freezing Of Palestinian Tax Funds “Collective Punishment”

By Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronicintifada.net -

Israel’s freezing of millions of dollars in Palestinian tax revenue will cause the dire situation in Gaza to deteriorate even further, Al Mezan, a human rights group in the territory, warned on [...]

What States Can Do to Reduce Poverty And Inequality Through Tax Policy

By Sarah Anderson and Chuck Collins, Inequality.org -

States have an opportunity to act to close the loopholes that hide and protect the wealth of the top 1%, remedy the impact of the new federal tax law that lowers taxes on the wealthy, and make [...]

What States Can Do To Reduce Poverty And Inequality Through Tax Policy

By Sarah Anderson and Chuck Collins, Inequality.org -

States have an opportunity to act to close the loopholes that hide and protect the wealth of the top 1%, remedy the impact of the new federal tax law that lowers taxes on the wealthy, and make [...]

The Bill And Melinda Gates’ Fair Taxation Scaremongering Tour

By Chris Orlet, Counterpunch.org -

Billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, appearing recently on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, said a number of things that made Colbert’s liberal audience squeal with delight. [...]

Have The Rich Always Laughed Stiff Tax Rates Away?

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

The guardians of our conventional wisdom on taxing the rich have messed up — and they know it. They slacked off. They started believing their own tripe. Average Americans, they assumed, would [...]

Amazon Won’t Pay A Dime In Federal Taxes This Year

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig.com -

Amazon won’t pay a dime in federal taxes this year—just as it didn’t pay a dime in federal taxes the year before. According to a new report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic [...]

Seriously Taxing The Rich Will Take ‘Guts’ — And More

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

Jan Schakowsky doesn’t need to apologize for anything. This veteran member of Congress from Illinois has a record second to none on issues that matter to working people. Over the course of her 20 [...]