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 [...]
As we’ve noted in our Call to Action, progressive tax policy does not exist in a vacuum. We need to keep the big picture in mind and see the links between low tax rates on wealthy Americans and multinational corporations, [...]
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Warren Buffett has famously decried the unfairness of a tax system that lets him pay a lower rate than his secretary. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island crafted the Buffett Rule for tax fairness into proposed legislation called “The Paying [...]
Wealth for Common Good founder has a new book out, “99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It.” The focus of the worldwide Occupy protests is creating a world that works [...]
Tax policies are now on the front burner: The Buffett Rule will soon come up for a vote in Congress. Americans are learning the truth about unequal treatment of wealth and work in our tax code—how capital gains and investment [...]
We live in a very complex world, far different from the one most of us were born into, and it’s difficult for all of us to understand what government and economic policies are really needed in a 21st century world. [...]
Op-ed by Henry W. Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block Inc.: Something has gone terribly wrong in Washington, D.C. Over the last two decades, both Republicans and Democrats have put our country in a financial dilemma largely caused by one simple [...]