Reading into Joe Biden’s taxes shows us that he is rich but not avoiding taxes like most of his rich bretheren (and sistren; tax avoidance doesn’t discriminate by gender). New observations from the IRS data continue to arise; this week, it was an astonishing drop in charitable giving. A disagreement between economists for the ages. See what you may have missed this week!
This week, news of a good economy is somewhat hampered by the fact that it is not good for everyone even though it is great for those at the top. Similarly, tax cuts favored… those at the top. In broader discussions, the Washington Post makes a similar proposal to ours on taxing the wealthy, millennials are struggling to gain a foothold in an workforce increasingly designed to keep the jobs among those with jobs, and a look at federal tax distribution reveals that red states are the ones benefiting from the redistribution they despise so much.
Thoughts on Amazon, #taxtherich week, and veterans getting tricked into paying for their tax returns - you can find it here!
Read about changes to the People’s Tax Page and see what has been going on around the nation.
(CNN) - Swamps flourish in darkness. The metaphorical swamp threatening to engulf our social and political freedoms uses money in lieu of water for its sustenance. So it is no surprise that the "Creatures of the Beltway Lagoon," as I like to refer to them, have created dark money, which are funds that can be used by nonprofits to influence politics without any need to disclose the identities of the individual donors…