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.
Court challenge filed against I-1053
The Olympian reported in July: I-1053: Filers say initiative violates state constitution, endangers education The League of Education Voters and several House Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday [July, 25, 2011] in King County to challenge the voter-approved two-thirds legislative vote requirement for tax increases. They say the limit in Initiative 1053 violates the state constitution […]
The GOP base rallies in Olympia
Libertarian Eyman Continues Anti-Tax Rant with 2014 Initiative to Cut State Funding by $1 Billiion/yr
Eyman’s 2014 Initiative 1325 is a rehash of Eyman’s previous unconstitutional 2/3 voting requirement initiatives imposed on the Washington State Legislature to try to prevent them from raising revenue. The Washington State Supreme Court in 2013 ruled that his previous initiatives requiring a 2/3 vote were unconstitutional. The Court said the only way they would […]