Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: tax breaks for the wealthy

When you’re a billionaire, your hobbies can slash your tax bill

Thoroughbred horses, auto racing, massive ranches, luxury hotels. The hobbies and side businesses of the ultrawealthy create huge write-offs that can let them get away with paying little or no income tax for as much as a decade at a time.

Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and you. Which one pays taxes?

Leaked IRS data shows just how little billionaires pay in taxes.

New Analysis reveals how little the top .001% pay in taxes

“Looks like the biggest tax story of the year, if not the decade.”

Tax evasion and the 1%

“The richest 1% of U.S. households don’t report 21% of their income.”

“Liberals” need to nip this massive corporate tax break in the...

This tax-break not only lets the giant, multinational corporations get away with doing what Trump did, it hands them a huge, beautiful reward for doing it.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.