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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  • The 'Poor Door' to Outrage - Bloomberg
    Carter: 'Poor doors' inevitable in Manhattan  - AM New York
    07/24/2014 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • Scalia -
    ... thousand-page statute that allowed the government to provide tax subsidies to ... As it turns out, this outrageous example of conservative ...
    07/24/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Link
  • Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hits Capitol Hill to drum up support ... - Washington Examiner
    Seven Months Later, Still No Help for King Cove - U.S. Senate Energy Committee
    07/24/2014 - 2:06 pm | View Link
  • Evil silenced by dignity of MH17 victims - Brisbane Times
    Maslin family release tribute children killed in MH17 - Brisbane Times
    07/24/2014 - 10:38 am | View Link
  • Mitch McConnell's mythmaking on coal jobs - The Hill
    Republican minority leader, is perpetrating one of the most outrageous. ... Kentucky actually prop up the coal-mining industry with tax breaks and
    07/24/2014 - 7:59 am | View Link
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  • Dual citizens stuck in U.S. tax spat
    Like many people in Canada who still have American citizenship, Pat is both scared and angry.
    07/24/2014 - 4:42 am | View Link
  • Metro Vancouver woman joins movement to drop her U.S. citizenship
    Like many people in Canada who still have American citizenship, Pat is both scared and angry. The semi-retired suburban Vancouver woman is trying to relinquish her U.S. citizenship because she feels unfairly snagged in an unprecedented American campaign to catch tax cheaters living outside the United States.
    07/23/2014 - 9:17 pm | View Link
  • Will spend money elsewhere
    The recent decision by the city council to remove the sunset provision and implement a permanent sales tax increase is very, very troubling. You have councilmembers who gave their word and pledged that this would sunset in 2017. The issue is compounded by the guest commentary last week by Mr. Joe Hester from the Glendale Firefighters Union.
    07/23/2014 - 4:23 pm | View Link
  • Senate Votes To Begin Debate On Bill To Fight Outsourcing
    While final passage of the bill is far less certain, the Senate voted overwhelming in favor of formally debating legislation to end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
    07/23/2014 - 3:21 pm | View Link
  • MANA Movement policy release
    It’s not hard to see New Zealand has entrenched inequality when • A worker on the minimum wage pays higher tax rates than billionaire property investors. • The big banks fleece customers and get to decide for themselves how much tax they will ...
    07/20/2014 - 9:27 pm | View Link
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  • Outrageous gym claims exercise public’s patience
    When the strong-arming began to tax gym memberships and exercise classes in Washington, D.C., (as is already done in many states) opponents to the tax turned out to protest by striking yoga poses in public spaces — the warrior pose, the mountain pose ...
    07/23/2014 - 12:32 pm | View Link
  • Outrageous
    If you are not angry by now at how tens of thousands of illegal alien children are being permitted to invade your towns and cities you can be certain now they are not leaving any time soon. According to Ben Swann, an ad that was run in the Murrieta ...
    07/14/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Why Warren Buffett’s tax tactics are less outrageous than Apple’s
    Warren Buffett and taxes are two hot-button items, especially when you combine them, as I did in my recent column about how Berkshire Hathaway and Graham Holdings (the former Washington Post Co.) are saving a total of $675 million or so in taxes by using ...
    04/24/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Our outrageous tax system isn’t just bad economics. It’s immoral too
    Ukip believes in opportunities. And just as we believe that the best people to govern this country are the British people themselves, we also think they are the best at managing their own money and keeping the economy on an even keel. As George Osborne ...
    03/17/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • The Eurobond tax scandal: HS1 rail link accused of ‘outrageous’ tax avoidance
    The costly Channel Tunnel rail link, Gatwick Airport and the disastrous M6 toll road are amongst the transport companies using a legal tax avoidance scheme which allows them to avoid millions in tax. The revelations are the fifth part of a joint ...
    10/24/2013 - 7:22 am | View Link
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  • TAX! Ten Weird Taxes You Probably Aren't Paying
    A lot of people around the world aren't happy about the taxes they are paying. This article looks on the bright side! Here are ten very odd, weird taxes you almost ...
    07/24/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Website
  • Weird Ways States Tax You (and Don't)-Kiplinger
    Funny thing about our federal system of government: There’s that complicated tax code that Uncle Sam keeps and the IRS enforces. Then there’s an even larger ...
    07/24/2014 - 10:46 am | View Website
  • Funny Tax Deductions and Weird Tax Write Offs
    The IRS may not have a sense of humor, but they have dealt with some funny, weird and surprising tax deductions. See which ones were denied and which surprising ...
    07/24/2014 - 10:17 am | View Website
  • 10 Weird Tax Deductions Other People Got Away With ...
    These offbeat tax deductions worked at least once, although we can't guarantee they'll work again.
    07/24/2014 - 7:32 am | View Website
  • 13 Weird Taxes (And Tax Breaks) From Around The World ...
    Everyone knows that taxes are one of life's only certainties. But while most of us are well acquainted with income and sales taxes, few of us are aware of the odd ...
    07/24/2014 - 5:02 am | View Website
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