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Income tax

Ryan Forum Will Preview Poverty Agenda

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin is opening the door to new initiatives aimed at helping low-income families as he prepares to discuss poverty in a forum showcasing GOP presidential candidates in Columbia, S.C.

January 7, 2016

A Tax System Tilted Toward The Rich

America’s tax code was written by the 1 percent, for the 1 percent.

December 31, 2014

Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

For years, conservatives have argued against attempts to raise taxes on the most affluent Americans by warning that it will cause the wealthy to flee to other states with lower rates. The narrative picked up steam when progressive Democrat Bill de Blasio was elected mayor of New York City, campaigning on a plan to raise […]

July 21, 2014

Report: Taxes Barely Affect Decisions To Move Between States

A report released by the Center on Budget Policy and Priorities on Thursday shows that differing tax rates among states have negligible effects on whether or where Americans choose to move. In other words: Rick Perry is wrong. For years, conservative economists and politicians have touted lower tax rates as a major incentive that draws […]

May 8, 2014

As E-Filing Spreads, Tax Seasons Speeds Up

By Elaine S. Povich, You can’t blame Minnesota taxpayers for being confused this tax season. The eleventh-hour addition of 10 new tax credits has flummoxed many of them, even as most other states report routine filings with a significant uptick in electronic submissions. The Minnesota situation is an anomaly in a tax season that […]

April 9, 2014