If Uncle Scrooge existed as a billionaire in human form today, it’s easy to picture him aligned with fellow plutocrats against the “threat” of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.
“The Opportunity Zone program has been troubled from the start.”
"Will we tolerate it? Or will we take back our democracy from the oligarchs who run this country?"
As the agency’s ability to audit the rich crumbles, its scrutiny of the poor has held steady in recent years. Meanwhile, a new study shows that audits of poor taxpayers make them far less likely to claim credits they might be entitled to.
"It is long past time for Congress to rein in the recklessness of Wall Street billionaires and build an economy that works for all Americans."
After we revealed that Intuit had hidden its Free File product from search engines, the company changed its code. This was done after April 15, so it was too late for many people who could have filed for free.
Not only would a wealth tax raise revenue and help bring the economy back into balance, but it would also protect our democracy by reducing the influence of the super-rich on our political system.
“Almost every two cents of every dollar reported as losses one year, by everyone in the United States, were recorded by Donald Trump.”