We have taxes on the labor we do and another set of taxes on wealth.
With outright lies dominating the estate tax debate on Capitol Hill, two Washington Post columnists have incredibly different takes on the untruths of the anti-tax crowd.
Dawdling lawmakers won’t snuff out the wind industry’s growth.
More robust estate taxes could cover the cost of making public colleges and universities tuition-free.
America’s billionaires minimize their tax burdens, making the rest of us pick up their tab.
Estate tax critics never let facts get in the way of a good story.
The taxes we pay should bankroll quality public services, not corporations and overpaid CEOs.
I’ll still protest the giant retailer, but maybe a little more quietly.
Congress needs to shut down offshore tax shelters without rewarding the corporations that built them.
Spending a dollar on the IRS adds $255 to the federal budget.
No statistical contortion can hide the growing divide between the 1 percent and everyone else.
For too long, taxpayers have borne the burden of this scam.
The market has stopped working for working people.
There would be no need for our elected leaders to trim our safety net if our richest corporations didn’t turn avoiding their fair share of taxes into an art form.
U.S. rates on wealth have fallen while rates on labor income have gone up. That’s unsustainable.