The Golden Age of Rich People Not Paying Their Taxes “An eight-year [Republican-led] campaign to slash the IRS’s budget has left the agency understaffed, hamstrung, and operating with archaic equipment. The result: a hundred-billion-dollar heist.” I have a friend who works as an examiner for the IRS; he said the same thing: they’re woefully understaffed and can’t prosecute fraud.
Washington Conservation Voters reports: Governor Inslee announced his 2013-2015 budget. With it, Governor Inslee draws a line in the sand: He has proposed to close the Big Oil tax loophole that gives away $41 million each biennium to out-of-state oil companies! Will you join Governor Inslee in standing up to Big Oil? Add your name […]
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The title of recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek says it all: Top 1% Got 93% of Income Growth as Rich-Poor Gap Widened. Much of this imbalance in income growth can be explained by looking at where the growth has happened. Big gains in the stock market have buoyed most indexes close to pre-recession levels, but […]