WASHINGTON — Michael Teahan, like his father, mother, and uncles before him, is a small business owner. The 52-year-old has spent most of his adult life running his own businesses: a restaurant, a coffee bar and various companies involved in […]
Morris Pearl, Leo Hindery, and Dennis Mehiel speak to CBS Sunday Morning about raising taxes for the wealthy.
Millionaires and billionaires have several options. They can: A. Do nothing except enjoy their wealth. B. Make an effort to position their money so that they avoid paying taxes. C. Continue working and investing, leveraging their wealth to become even […]
When Jesus invited the tax collector Zacchaeus down from his sycamore tree, did they sit in the shade and discuss capital gains rates and oil depletion allowances? We’re missing some transcripts that could serve as an ethical guide to our […]
We’re chumps unless we force Congress to stop tax haven abuse. Instead of cutting state and federal budgets, the United States should crack down on the corporate tax dodgers thumbing their noses at us. Across the nation, states are making […]
As a business owner who has created hundreds of jobs over the past two decades, I understand economic policies that build sustainable growth. Yet the billions in tax cuts for the wealthy just signed into law compromise our shared future. […]
Those who own the language rule the world. Words can ignite the spark of hope; they can also light the fires of fear. Take, for instance, the phrases “redistribution of wealth” and “class warfare.” The visceral response in the American […]
When I consider my generation’s legacy, I would like us to leave our children a healthy society with ample economic opportunity and not burdened by crushing levels of public debt. I believe a robust estate tax to help pay the […]