Saturday, June 10, 2023

Tag: tax the rich

Seriously auditing the rich makes sense. Seriously taxing the rich can...

The affluent gang at Patriotic Millionaires is making the case for an entirely new tax system.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

This graph shows where surging corporate profits increasingly go: Tax havens

The global corporate minimum tax would ensure all companies worldwide pay a minimum tax of 15% and would require higher taxes of large companies in countries where they have customers.

‘Tax the Rich,’ say millionaire activists protesting at Davos amid record...

"Any millionaire who has sense enough to see that our current economic model is failing will support these protests."

Tax on global mega-rich could help lift 2.3 billion out of...

"During 2021, we witnessed the epidemic of Covid-19 and wealth-hiding, and it's time to reverse course."

Senate Democrats propose minimum corporate tax

“While these companies report billions in profits, they often pay no income tax to the IRS and leave hardworking families holding the bag.”

5 charts on taxing wealth to pay for the build back...

Proposals in play to pay for the ambitious public investment plan could help reverse skyrocketing wealth inequality.

NYT runs interference for billionaires who don’t want their wealth taxed

Fortunately for them, they’ve got the New York Times running interference.

The secret to actually taxing the rich

Imagine what programs we could fund, how many people we could help, if the IRS was able to recoup that $163 billion that the top 1 percent shorts the government every year. Fully funding the IRS should be a no-brainer.

‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

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“The idea that this is an experimental project is absurd because we’ve done this numerous times.”
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Busting the ‘paid what you’re worth’ myth

It is distorting our politics, rigging our markets, and granting unprecedented power to a handful of people while millions of Americans struggle to get by.

Big oil shill tells Fox viewers there is ‘no health risk’ from inhaling toxic...

"He has been trying to recast air pollution—particularly PM2.5—as innocuous for decades, since he was working for Big Tobacco."

How Biden protected workers during the debt ceiling fight

The deal protects Social Security and other lifelines while raising the debt ceiling for two years and safeguarding the world economy.

The real border surge

As big as the record 2023 border budget may be, in 2024 it’s likely to go “even further” into the stratosphere.