Archives for December 2011

IRS Says Yankees Owe $670,000

IRS Says Yankees Owe $670,000

Reuters reports that the U.S. has sued New York Yankees co-owner Hal Steinbrenner and his wife seeking more than $670,00 in taxes, saying that amount was erroneously refunded to the baseball team based on a late…

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Obama Extends Payroll Tax Deduction so Father and Twins Can Eat Those Fatty Foods Obama Wants to Tax

Obama Extends Payroll Tax Deduction so Father and Twins Can Eat Those Fatty Foods Obama Wants to Tax

The Republicans are no longer the party of tax cuts. I never thought I would hear myself say that, but it’s true. At least for the short term. Yesterday, House Republicans abandoned their principles and…

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American Tax Compliance Rates Highest in Civilized World, Despite What David Cay Johnston Says

American Tax Compliance Rates Highest in Civilized World, Despite What David Cay Johnston Says

Here we go again. The indefatigable David Cay Johnston has twisted the results of a study that says that America, with it’s low tax rates, has the lowest rate of tax evasion in the civilized world into…

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Let’s Solve Income Inequality by Confiscating Wealth from the Rich

Let’s Solve Income Inequality by Confiscating Wealth from the Rich

I have said many times before that the goal of the pro-tax left is not to raise the dinghies of the poor, but rather to sink the Yachts of the rich. Kay Bell sums it…

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File these Office Cliches in the Circular File

File these Office Cliches in the Circular File

From Suzanne Lucas writing for Yahoo!’s Financially Fit: What corporate jargon are you tired of? Career Builder asked 5,000 workers what corporate buzzwords they’d like to see off the table. Here are the top (or…

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