Robin Hood Tax Campaign Kicks Off

A coalition of groups and supporters have launched a campaign to educate Americans about how a Financial Transaction Tax would work as well as their importance as a key revenue raising tool.  Described as “small change for banks, big change for people,”  not […]

How the Wealthy View Taxes

This past week two very wealthy Americans took two very different stances on the issue of paying taxes. Embroiled J.P Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told NBC’s Meet the Press audience that he believed many on Wall Street shared his […]

Risks of High Frequency Trading

Wealth for the Common Good has had a campaign to put some brakes on high frequency trading for quite some time. Though it’s not gotten a lot of attention lately, it is certainly one of the high risk, “Wall Street […]

Corporate Tax Rates Take Center Stage

In a response to the recent New York Times April 28, 2012 article about Apple’s ability to avoid national and state taxes, Citizens for Tax Justice noted they now have $74 Billion in untaxed earnings sitting offshore, of which nearly […]

The Nation: Six Unfair Corporate Tax Rules

Originally published on NPR.org, April 25, 2012 By Scott Klinger and Sarah Anderson Many American families will have paid more in federal income taxes than some of America’s largest and most profitable corporations. AT&T, Boeing, Citigroup, Duke Energy and Ford collectively […]