Mitt Romney's latest campaign setback is a leaked video that shows him slagging the 47 percent of the population who, he says, will always vote for Barack Obama, because they want everything for free from the government.
UBS: Hundreds of billions of francs to leave Swiss banks
Credit Suisse could see clients in Europe withdraw up to a net $37 billion in the next few years as Switzerland bows to pressure to stop foreigners using secret offshore accounts to evade taxes. Swiss bank secrecy helped build a $2 trillion offshore
Yesterday, news broke that the US government has awarded a whopping $104 million to convicted felon and former inmate Bradley Birkenfeld.
The Internal Revenue Service has awarded an ex-banker $104 million for providing information about overseas tax cheats
President Obama said he would be "more than happy to work with the Republicans" to trim the swelling national debt — as long as they drop their opposition to raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans". . . .
It's impossible to use gold as money when it's taxed as a collectible. Does the Constitution implicitly forbid such a tax? I think such a case can be made under Article 1, Section 10:
The 2012 Republican Platform calls for a complete overhaul of the federal tax system. No surprise there. But then it endorses a value-added tax or national sales tax as one possible solution to the nation's budget problems. This is shocking.
Local authorities on the Greek island of Hydra denounced an attack by a local crowd on tax police after they detained a restaurant owner who did not provide receipts to clients and happened after the inspectors wanted to transport the owner to Athens
White House hopeful Mitt Romney offered his fullest explanation yet about his tax status Thursday, saying he paid at least 13 percent a year over the past decade, but President Barack Obama’s campaign offered a prompt retort: prove it.
President Barack Obama’s campaign manager offered Mitt Romney’s campaign manager a “deal” on Friday, essentially saying that if Romney releases just three more years of tax returns, they’ll stop hammering him for not releasing more
The Treasury Department says in a new report the government expects to lose more than $25 billion on the $85 billion auto bailout. That's 15 percent higher than its previous forecast.
What are the numbers on the real national debt? With a projected $11 trillion fiscal gap in the past year, it looks more and more unlikely that this massive debt will ever be able to be repaid.
The legislation, which at the same time makes provision to revamp the country's precarious social security system, has been the main focus of Yoshihiko Noda's 11-month premiership. The bill is a rare tangible achievement in the revolving door worl
WTHR’s Bob Segall does an exposè that shows illegal immigrants have found a loophole in filing taxes, and the IRS knows about it.
US President Barack Obama joked Monday that his election foe Mitt Romney’s tax plans would rob from the middle class to help the rich — “like Robin Hood in reverse.”
The White House on Monday refused to be drawn into a fierce row involving the top Senate Democrat Harry Reid, branded a “dirty liar” by Republicans for his accusations about Mitt Romney’s tax record.
The White House on Monday backed legislation designed to spare triumphant Olympic athletes a nasty surprise — a tax on medals they bring home from the London Games.
Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Wednesday to eliminate the federal government’s tax on Olympic medals, saying the levy amounted to yet another way the government tries to punish those who succeed.
A fresh row has broken out over Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney’s vow to extend tax cuts for America’s richest people after a study found it would likely see the fiscal burden placed on poorer and working class families increase.
Bush told a House panel he could get behind a plan that combined 10 dollars in spending cuts for every dollar of new revenue, and also noted that he did not sign the anti-tax pledge administered by Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform when he r
Suppose that every day, ten men go out for a beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this:
But there is one item in the collection, a work by Robert Rauschenberg that cannot be sold. It contains a stuffed bald eagle and under the terms of the 1940 Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and the 1918 Migratory Bird Act,
Five and half months before the deadline for potential disaster, Congress broke into heated debate this week over a January fiscal meltdown that could lead to nearly $600 billion worth of tax hikes and automatic federal spending cuts next year.
Undercover reporters posing as "Earth Supply and Renewal" -- dedicated to digging holes and filling them back in, meet with Labor Bosses, NY Legislator, and former NY Assemblyman, who tell them how to secure funding
It's not clear if voters really care about the fact that Mitt Romney hasn't revealed more than one year of taxes, but the talk surrounding this issue is so loud that it's a "win" for Obama because it's a topic other than the economy and jobs
a 400-foot-long “variable buoyancy functional cargo airship” called the Aeroscraft, is being assembled. The looming aluminum and carbon-fiber skeleton, not entirely unlike a half-completed Death Star, is the prototype for
Anyone who has no sense of social responsibility cannot or will never understand why we HAVE to pay our taxes. If they do, chances are that responsibility is viewed from a great distance away from the truth, as if the truth is being viewRead Letter
The long-term transportation funding bill just approved by Congress includes funds for researching alcohol-detection technology that could eventually be standard equipment in all new cars.
"Individual Mandate Most Bizarre Tax in the History of the Country."