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
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    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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  • Jon Stewart Explains The Most Outrageous Corporate Tax Dodge Yet
    It's the corporate tax loophole that could be costing you billions. American companies are quietly changing their paperwork to make it seem as if they're no longer U.S. companies but instead owned by one of their overseas subsidiaries. It's called a ...
    07/30/2014 - 9:56 pm | View Link
  • Closing outrageous inversion loophole right now would be good start
    Part of the decline since then reflects a fall in the tax rate, but mainly it reflects ever more-aggressive corporate tax avoidance – avoidance that politicians have done little to prevent. Which brings us to the tax-avoidance strategy du jour ...
    07/29/2014 - 1:10 am | View Link
  • War widows hit by 'outrageous' council tax demands
    MORE than 3,600 war widows and disabled ex-serviceman are being hit with “outrageous” council tax demands - the Sun can reveal. They are among more than two million of the poorest people in Britain facing bills for £150 because of Government cuts.
    07/25/2014 - 8:51 am | 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
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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 ...
    07/30/2014 - 4:58 pm | View Website
  • 10 of the Best, Boldest, and Most Outrageous Tax ...
    Dealing with taxes can often be more art than science, and some people have more talent as artists than others. Here are some of the most brazen and outrageous ...
    07/30/2014 - 2:35 pm | 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 ...
    07/30/2014 - 10:03 am | View Website
  • 20 amazing, outrageous and just plain weird tax deductions ...
    20 weird, outrageous tax deductions ... I agree.. some of these are ridiculous! I am a professional tarot reader (no bashing please, it's a service industry, I enjoy ...
    07/30/2014 - 9:20 am | View Website
  • Six Weird Vehicle-Related Tax Deductions (Page 8)
    Cars and driving are necessary for many Americans to do their jobs. And yet if you don't have a company vehicle and a fleet manager, figuring how much of a vehicle ...
    07/30/2014 - 6:28 am | View Website
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