“Expecting high-end tax cuts to trickle down as job creation is about as reasonable as pouring gasoline on your hood and expecting it to fuel your car.” — Lew Prince, owner, Vintage Vinyl, an independent music store. Congress left town […]
Congress is actively debating whether to retain President Bush’s 2001 and 2003 tax cuts for the wealthy that are due to expire at the end of this year. President Obama supports extending tax cuts for households with incomes under $250,000, […]
Why one wealthy American wants the Bush tax cuts to expire and the estate tax to be reinstated. In the coming months, Congress will be decide the future of the federal estate tax and whether or not to continue substantial […]
A century ago this summer, Theodore Roosevelt gave his remarkable “New Nationalism” speech about the dangers of concentrated wealth and corporate power. After witnessing a decade of financial corruption and corporate malfeasance, Roosevelt called on the nation to “effectively control […]
When Congress passed a law that eliminated the estate tax for people who die this calendar year — with plans to bring it back with a vengeance in 2011 — the joke among estate planners was that 2010 might go […]
I don’t love taxes, nor am I impressed with everything government does with my money. But at the end of this year, Congress should let the 2001 and 2003 federal tax cuts sunset for households with incomes of more than […]
I am a wealthy American who supports higher taxes on wealthy people. I realize that agitating to pay more taxes is unusual. When I appeared on Fox News recently, the host, Neil Cavuto, opposed my position but also called me […]
Judy Lubow reports on Shifting Responsibility: How 50 Years of Tax Cuts Benefited the Wealthiest Americans. Listen on Free Range Longmont’s website.