Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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New Massachusetts ‘Tax the Rich’ law raises $1.5 billion for public...

The amendment, applying a 4 percent annual surtax to individuals with incomes over $1 million, was passed via a statewide ballot initiative in 2022.

Our richest can move to avoid taxes. But can they hide?

Washington is contemplating a state wealth tax, a levy that would cost Jeff Bezos.

Supreme Court could trigger hundreds of billions in corporate tax cuts...

"The Roberts Court could decide with the stroke of a pen to simultaneously forgive big business decades of tax dues."

Which nation has taxed the rich the most?

Britain and the United States were once the top two—have times changed?

World’s 500 richest people added $852 billion to their wealth in...

"They can afford to pay their fair share in taxes."

Right-wing indoctrination in charter schools at taxpayer expense

A “new breed” of charter schools is spreading conservative ideology and Christian nationalism.

‘We are not taxing the very wealthy enough’: runaway inequality about...

"Americans overwhelmingly prefer raising taxes on the ultra-wealthy and huge corporations to making cuts to critical programs like healthcare, medical research, and infrastructure," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

A deal with the devil

What’s that tax deduction really worth?

How the wealthy save billions in taxes by skirting a century-old...

Goldman Sachs and others have helped billionaires like Steve Ballmer see huge tax savings by selling stocks for a loss and then replacing them with nearly identical investments.

Dems blast House GOP for bill adding $114 billion to deficit...

"Once again," said Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal, Republicans are "putting politics over poor and working people."

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Amidst calls for peace, a night of retaliation heightens fears of an all-out war.