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A proposal to help bankroll universal health coverage with a dime-a-can increase in the price of soft drinks.
House Democrats have lots of potential targets for higher taxes as they aim to expand health care coverage to reach the roughly 50 million that experts say are uninsured.
Also under consideration are higher alcohol taxes, increases to the Medicare payroll tax and a value-added tax, a sort of national sales tax, of up to 1.5 percent or more.The list of options being weighed by the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee.
In an astonishing power grab, the Internal Revenue Service wants to license all who prepare returns for taxpayers. (more 'Regulation'! - "Your papersss authorizing you to create paperssss, pleassse... - Ed)
Lloyds Banking Group is ditching American customers based in Britain pending a crackdown on international tax evasion planned by President Barack Obama.This week American private client account-holders at Lloyds's received letters informing them of an "important change in policy regarding clients who are resident, domiciled or linked to the United States by property or asset holdings".
The Senate let the tax hike cat out of the bag last week—we now know which tax increases socialized medicine advocates want to put on the middle class to fund their scheme for a government takeover of health care.
American tax payer much help invincible magnificant explosion reactor!
President Barack Obama is leaving the door open to taxing health care benefits, something he campaigned hard against while running for president, according to senators who met with him Tuesday.
Two congressionally mandated commissions have called for an immediate increase in the gas tax. The first commission, which issued its report in early 2008, recommended a 40-cent per gallon hike
President Obama left Tuesday for a two-day fundraising tour in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. The Democratic National Committee is expected to pick up part of the cost, but if history is any gauge, taxpayers will pick up most of the tab.
Surveillance cameras confirm a smelly suspicion: Someone had been urinating in a freight elevator at an Internal Revenue Service data center in Detroit.
Common around the world, including in Europe...a value-added tax, or VAT - has not been seriously considered in the United States. But advocates say few other options can generate the kind of money the nation will need to avert fiscal calamity.
With budget deficits soaring and President Obama pushing a trillion-dollar-plus expansion of health coverage, some Washington policymakers are taking a fresh look at a money-making idea: a national sales tax.
[UK] A million homeowners have paid the wrong council tax for years in a funding scandal ministers tried to cover up. New documents have shown that more than 700,000 households may have been overcharged to the tune of tens of millions.
A long train of abuses required that the Supreme Court's oath of office be adjusted.
Sensitive documents about U.S. taxpayers were found in trash outside all Internal Revenue Service sites visited in a investigation, putting the people at risk of identity theft, an inspector's report says.
President Barack Obama plans to propose the first-ever national emission limits for cars and trucks as well as average mileage requirements of 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016 — all costing consumers an extra $1,300 per vehicle.
This from someone who signed the Americans for Tax Reform’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge and who says on his website “[t]he last thing this economy needs is a tax hike." With friends like these...
Lawmakers may soon ponder the possibility of a federal excise tax on soda and other sugar-laden drinks to help pay for President Obama's new health care plan.
Li said his study is being done in China rather than the U.S. because prostitution occurs with alcohol use in the United States like it does in China, Americans will be able to benefit from the project’s findings.
America will "Go Galt"
President Barack Obama proposed Monday to raise taxes on the overseas profits of U.S. companies and to go after evaders who abuse offshore tax shelters. In announcing a series of steps aimed at overhauling the U.S. tax code, Obama complained that exi
Millions of Americans enjoying their small windfall from President Barack Obama's "Making Work Pay" tax credit are in for an unpleasant surprise next spring.
A House committee chairman wants Congress to enact a mileage-based tax [in addition to the gas tax] on cars and trucks to pay for highway programs now rather than wait years to test the idea. [and track you with mandated GPS recorders]
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"They're writing laws on income tax, but not for me..." A musical salute to Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner, who for five years avoided paying a significant part of his income taxes.
Some wanted change back from their muggings. Others wanted to make sure the thieves spent their money wisely. One man insisted on something quite different.
A Message from the Commissioner Dear Taxpayer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. notably said Taxes are what we pay for civilized society. We should be proud that the vast majority of American citizens pay their taxes honest
Organized protests and email/petition actions in the US (and elsewhere) in regard to high government taxes and/or various regulations are plentiful with the aid of the Internet. But this type of activism is insufficient towards the goal of a "be