My father, who was born in 1922 and lived his teens and early twenties during the unfortunate reign of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whimsically embraced a tax reform plan that he sardonically explained to me once or twice during his hard-working life.
Leftist protesters around the country used the annual tax deadline on April 15 as an occasion to hold rallies demanding the release of President Trump’s tax returns. They could use large inflatable chickens and signs with hammers and sickles saying “Show us your rubles,” and no journalist would be offended. Knowing the president, this will have all the effectiveness of national rallies that demand we get transcripts of Hillary Clinton’s six-figure speeches. It’s unlikely.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dinged President Donald Trump when releasing his tax returns on tax day Tuesday, joining the choir of Democrats demanding the president be more transparent about his finances.
As Americans sprinted to the mailbox or their computer to file their income taxes Tuesday, the leader of the nation’s largest grassroots taxpayers organization says major tax reform is necessary, is still doable, and there’s no better time than now. National Taxpayers Union President Pete Sepp told WND and Radio America that Republicans may well […]
In Washington D.C., one of the selling points of an ambitious border-tax plan rests on a key economic assumption: The dollar will appreciate enough to offset any increase in the cost of cheap, imported goods that so many Americans have come to rely on.
Undeterred by their failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Republicans look set to move on to the next item in Paul Ryanâs âBetter Wayâ agendaâtax reform. This post helps set the stage for the upcoming tax reform debate and explains why âtax reformâ will in the end likely just become a deficit-financed tax cut for the rich and corporations that expires in 10 yearsâa decade of free money for groups that donât really need it and a problem for policymakers to deal with in the future.
Maybe it’s because Americans are writing out checks to the federal government today, Tax Day, for hundreds, or thousands, of dollars thatÂ the subject came up. But on this Tax Day, delayed briefly this year because of the weekend and a D.C. holiday, Twitter is filled with comments about how much â and how unwisely â […]
It was Tax Day in the U.S. today. That special day of the year when most everyone who had the nerve to earn money in this country had to pay up. It’s likely the day that’s engendered the least charitable feelings of many an American worker for generations. At least as far back as 1938 the progressive income tax has been griped about in the | Read More »
Fox News echoed the insults and attacks President Donald Trump leveled against tens of thousands of Americans that took part in over 180 rallies and events in 48 states over the weekend in protest of the president’s refusal to disclose his tax returns.
On April 15, the day that federal tax returns are typically due to be filed, organizers
President Donald Trump is breaking with modern precedent in his refusal to succumb to pressure to publicly release more information on his past tax payments on the day that every American is expected to privately file theirs.
Not that Republicans needed any help failing when it comes to tax reform, but just in case they need cover from their own failures, they can now blame minority Democrats.
Democrats have vowed to block Trump's tax reform until he releases his own taxes.