The Most Outrageous Tax Of The Year

It just may become the latest outrage during a year of outrages. At the precise moment when the federal government finally delivers a modicum of justice and some economic relief to millions of homeowners victimized by the nation's largest banks, the government threatens to beat those victims over the head with a punitive old favorite revenue raiser; a tax on forgiven debt.

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    08/20/2014 - 8:03 am | View Link
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    08/20/2014 - 7:13 am | View Link
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  • Will spend money elsewhere
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    07/23/2014 - 3:21 pm | View Link
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    07/20/2014 - 9:27 pm | View Link
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  • Mercury News editorial: Santa Clara Water District tax hike would be outrageous
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    08/7/2014 - 9:24 am | View Link
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  • Our outrageous tax system isn’t just bad economics. It’s immoral too
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    03/17/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    02/16/2014 - 6:01 am | View Link
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    08/21/2014 - 5:19 am | View Website
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