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TAXES: Federal

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Reuters

Transportation upgrades for New York's World Trade Center rebuilding would get a $200 million tax credit under President Obama's budget plan proposed, providing support to finish this aspect of the long-delayed project. The annual tax credit for l

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New York Times

Yet this year, as in each of the past three years, Mr. Gulbranson, 57, is counting on a payment of several thousand dollars from the federal government, a subsidy for working families called the earned-income tax credit. He has signed up his three sc

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Reuters

Global airlines called on Sunday for a U.N.-brokered deal to prevent a row over aviation emissions between China and the European Union spilling into a damaging trade war. The call by the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA)

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Reuters

U.S. taxpayers owe an estimated $385 billion in unpaid taxes for 2006, up about a third from the "tax gap" five years before, the Internal Revenue Service said. Despite the wider shortfall voluntary compliance remained steady at 83% for both years,

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Reuters

U.S. authorities hunting in Swiss banks for suspected tax cheats have a new weapon in their arsenal: an arcane but aggressive legal maneuver more commonly used against drug smugglers, money launderers and Imelda Marcos, widow of the Philippine dictat

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Lew Rockwell blog

Capital will flee the U.S. more quickly as this and other taxes rise in the future — to pay for government spending. It's as if Uncle Sam didn't want us to invest in stocks and business. He'd rather we buy his bonds at a paltry 2% and take a loss due

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Reuters

A U.S. law aimed at curbing tax evasion by citizens using foreign accounts could cost large multinational banks as much as $100 million apiece to implement in one-off systems costs, a top asset manager and a tax lawyer told a conference on Friday.

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Washington Post

Growing Republican support for raising taxes to help reduce the deficit has prompted a GOP identity crisis, sparking a clash within the party over whether to abandon its bedrock anti-tax doctrine. Tensions have mounted in recent days as two of the

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blog.heritage.org

President Obama’s Agriculture Department today announced that it will impose a new 15-cent charge on all fresh Christmas trees—the Christmas Tree Tax—to support a new Federal program to improve the image and marketing of Christmas trees.

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The International Libertarian

This excerpt is from Patrick Henry's greatest speech, "Shall Liberty or Empire Be Sought?" where he argued against adoption of the Constitution. Absolutely prophetic, he knew what a strong national government would do. It is past time for this to

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