Topic: Tax Policy Center
We’ve got enough income and wealth inequality coming from the pretax distribution—we don’t need to exacerbate it through the tax code.
10/14/2011 05:40 pm
9-9-9 tax plan is helping Herman Cain soar in GOP presidential polls. But does a 9 percent national sales tax and a flat 9 percent income tax take from the poor and give it to the rich?
10/13/2011 10:07 am
The firm got $537 million from the Obama administration to further goals of energy independence, a cleaner environment, and domestic jobs. What went wrong?
10/12/2011 11:51 am
President Obama and others expected Republicans to vote against the jobs bill but Obama says, 'we can't take 'no' for an answer.'
10/12/2011 02:05 am
The idea would raise the average tax bill of those making a million or more by $110,000. Almost nobody else would pay a nickel. But it perpetuates the dangerous myth that we can address our fiscal problems by taxing only a handful of rich people.
10/07/2011 07:00 pm
Conservatives like to say that Obama has been responsible for massive tax increases. But the president's narrowly-focused tax hikes are so modest that they don’t do nearly enough to balance the budget.
10/05/2011 03:00 pm
Obama's objection—and Buffett’s—is not with rates paid by the average taxpayer who makes a million dollars or more a year Rather it is with those in this group who make most of their money from investments.
09/25/2011 05:00 pm
$3 trillion in deficit cuts from Obama will be paid for with taxes on the wealthy. The $3 trillion plan is a longer-term follow up to the $447 million in tax cuts and public spending that the president announced as part of a short-term stimulus plan.
09/20/2011 01:09 pm
The Buffet rule, "class warfare," and the key role of taxes in the $3 trillion debt plan
09/20/2011 01:00 pm
Voters will have a fundamental choice between reducing spending and getting the programs they want.
09/15/2011 01:00 pm