Recent White House study shows wealthy people pay lower tax rate than everybody else

  • October 6, 2021
by Stephen Engelberg, ProPublica. This story was originally published by ProPublica. A decade ago, in an essay for The New…
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‘We must shut down these practices’: House bill would blow up the massive IRAs of the superwealthy

  • September 22, 2021
By Justin Elliott, Patricia Callahan and James Bandler; This story was originally published by ProPublica. Legislation currently making its way…
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Time to ‘audit the ultra-rich’: Yellen says tax dodging costs government $7 trillion a decade

  • May 5, 2021
By Jake Johnson Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Tuesday that tax dodging could cost the federal government around $7 trillion over a…
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Fossil fuel companies scored billions in tax breaks, but still laid off thousands of workers

  • April 2, 2021
Fossil fuel companies got billions in tax breaks and laid off more than 58,000 workers last year, a report from…
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Why can’t the IRS just send you a bill? The commercial tax preparation industry doesn’t want them to.

  • March 23, 2021
By Beverly Moran The Internal Revenue Service has postponed the April 15 tax filing deadline to May 17. If taxpayers…
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‘Why is TurboTax charging me?’: Here’s how to file your federal and state taxes for free

  • March 22, 2021
By Kristen Doerer, Justin Elliott, and Karim Doumar. This story was originally published by ProPublica Most Americans are eligible for…
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Dems to introduce $3,000 benefit for children as they push ahead with $1.9 trillion stimulus

  • February 9, 2021
Democrats are moving forward with legislation for President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package after both the House and Senate…
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In first speech as budget chair, Sanders rebuffs ‘partisanship’ complaints from GOP that unilaterally passed $1.9T gift for rich

  • February 4, 2021
By Jake Johnson In his first speech on the Senate floor since officially becoming chairman of the chamber’s budget committee on…
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120 democrats demand repeal of ‘obscene’ tax cut for millionaires that GOP buried in previous COVID relief bill

  • February 3, 2021
By Jake Johnson A group of 120 Democratic members of Congress is calling on their party’s leadership to ensure that a…
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Don’t understand the economy? Guess what: neither does Trump.

  • October 30, 2020
Trump and his followers are celebrating a 33.1% growth rate for the US economy. Touting this number in a vacuum…
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