Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: tax code

Now’s the time to unrig the tax code

Leaked IRS data proves the rumors are true: Many billionaires pay no income taxes. Will that spur reform?

Why the government makes filing your taxes intentionally difficult

"Congress should be making it easier for Americans to file their taxes each year, not bowing to the interests of the tax prep industry."

The billion-dollar loophole

The most generous charitable deduction in the federal tax code is being manipulated to make big profits – and there’s no sign that Congress has any intention of fixing the problem.

For the Wealthy, a Taxing New Worry

“The current tax code has become an echo chamber for the economic forces driving the increase in income and wealth inequality, the blurring of economic and political influence, and the degradation of paid work.”

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Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

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‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.