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Taxes

  1. the irs
    The GOP Gutted the IRS — and the Rich Made Out Like BanditsBy denying the IRS the funding necessary to police tax fraud, Republicans have helped American businesses evade $125 billion in taxes each year.
  2. Feds Crack Down on Blue-State Workarounds of Trump Tax Reform Deduction LimitsIt’s part of an ongoing GOP effort to hit coastal “elites” with the bill for reducing high-end taxes. But blue states are still trying to fight back.
  3. the manafort challenge
    Paul Manafort’s Relatable Reaction to Taxes: ‘WTF?’“Rick I just saw this. WTF? How could I be blindsided like this.”
  4. Trump’s Idea of Paying Down National Debt With Tariffs Is a Bad JokeAs always, Trump’s fiscal math makes no sense.
  5. Campaign on Taxes or Culture War? GOP, Trump Divided on Midterm MessageRepublicans are vulnerable in different kinds of districts, some where Trump’s rhetoric is attractive and others where it’s toxic.
  6. 6 Great TV Episodes to Watch After Paying Your TaxesFrom The Simpsons to The Honeymooners, sitcoms have mined the comedy of Tax Day for decades.
  7. Thanks to GOP Tax Bill, Homeowners Rushing to Prepay Property Taxes Before 2018New restrictions on the deductibility of local property taxes are driving many homeowners to pay early and get the deduction one more time.
  8. DI Politics Chat: The GOP Got Their Tax Cuts. Now What?4 Daily Intel staffers chat about the tax bill, whether it will help the Democrats take back power, and what pieces of it they should keep if they do.
  9. huh
    Ivanka Trump Dreams of a World in Which Taxes Are Filed on PostcardsThis isn’t the first we’ve heard of this “postcard” bit.
  10. The GOP Wants to Pass Trump’s Tax Cuts This Week. Here’s What They Need to Do.Republicans see this as do-or-die time for their tax overhaul — and they’re scrambling to secure about seven more Senate votes.
  11. Trump Tax Bill Hammers New York and CaliforniaOther than hitting the bicoastal upper-middle-class folk, the House GOP tax writers picked their fights carefully.
  12. Why Trump Supporters Might Not Care That He’s Not Getting Anything DoneIt’s widely assumed conservatives will punish the GOP in 2018 for a poor record in Congress. Don’t count on it.
  13. Mayor Wants to Raise Taxes on Those Making Over $500K to Pay for Subway RepairsHe announced a boost on high-end income-tax rates to fund public-transit fixes and reduced-fare MetroCards.
  14. The GOP Health-Care Bill Was a Mess. The GOP’s Tax and Budget Plans Are Messier.The GOP’s plans to use the budget process for health-care and tax legislation are already half-ruined. The worst could be yet to come.
  15. India Is Going to Search Instagram and Facebook to Find Tax FraudstersBe careful what you hashtag.
  16. Kid Rock’s Demand for Extreme Government Simplicity Is Not So SimpleSometimes government is complicated because life is complicated, and sometimes compromise requires policies that just aren’t so simple.
  17. GOP Senator Explains Party’s Disarray: Nobody Expected Trump to WinPat Toomey spills a secret: Republicans didn’t have a policy plan because they didn’t think they’d have the power to enact it.
  18. California’s Single-Payer Bill Halted by Democratic Assembly SpeakerCiting two big procedural bars to enactment of a single-payer plan, Speaker Anthony Rendon stopped action on it, inviting attacks from proponents.
  19. Trump Accuses Amazon of Tax Avoidance, Bankrolling ‘Fake News’The president implicitly threatens Jeff Bezos with higher taxes, for owning a newspaper that reports critically on the White House.
  20. Will New York and California Take the Plunge on Single-Payer Health Care?With the national debate in chaos, big blue states might just go it alone on socialized health insurance.
  21. Trump Says He Might Release Tax Returns ‘After I’m Out of Office’Believe this as much as you believe everything else he says about his taxes.
  22. tax and spend
    Thoughtful Tax Protester Leaves Server ‘Personal Gift’ Since ‘Taxation Is Theft’“This is not a tip. It is a personal gift and not subject to federal or state income taxes.”
  23. a retrospective
    Forget the Taxes, Wesley Snipes Is a Great ActorIt’s not that he didn’t do enough to be considered an all-time film icon. In fact, he may have done too much.
  24. Republicans Were Hoping for More Information From Trump. He Gave Them None.The president’s address to Congress was upbeat, mainly because he did not address any of the tough choices his party faces.
  25. President Trump’s Gold-Plated Budget PlanThe billionaire president’s fiscal agenda grows more lavish by the day.
  26. Trump’s Economic Strategy Is Looking More and More Like a Right-wing Governor’sLowering business costs in exchange for jobs — and quality of life.
  27. Portland Will Make Companies With Overpaid CEOs Shell Out More in TaxesCorporations with executives who make more than 100 times what their workers do will be subject to a surtax.
  28. twitter beef
    Alec Baldwin Offers SNL Job for Trump’s Taxes“Ha.”
  29. Trump Likely Dodged Tens of Millions in Taxes Through Legally Dubious SchemeThe GOP nominee used a scheme his own lawyers warned might be illegal to disappear hundreds of millions in taxable income, the New York Times reports.
  30. Clinton’s Economic Policies Are Popular. Maybe She Should Campaign on That.The Democratic nominee has spent the past month praising Reagan and Paul Ryan, instead of tying Trump to his party’s unpopular supply-side agenda.
  31. EU Commission Rules That Apple Owes Ireland 13 Billion EurosApple, obviously, is not pleased.
  32. Trump Walking Back Tax Plan, Wage PositionSure, it’s a change. I’m allowed to change.”
  33. Billionaire Donald Trump: The IRS Audits Me Because I’m a ‘Strong Christian’What other incentive would a tax collection agency have for targeting a billionaire real-estate mogul?
  34. This Right-Wing Radio Host Is Starting to Sound Like Bernie SandersHugh Hewitt wants to take down the billionaire class.
  35. Clinton Unveils Plan to Soak Rich, Stymie SandersOn opposite day in the Democratic primary, Clinton calls for a tax hike on the one percent, while Sanders touts his electability.
  36. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Is About to Have Major Tax Trouble in EuropeThe EU plans to investigate if the chain dodged over $1 billion in taxes.
  37. Yikes
    Evidence Suggests Roberta’s Owes Nearly $480,000 in Back TaxesThis has not been a great year for the Bushwick pizza hut.
  38. Record Number of People Renouncing Citizenship1,335 people so far this year.
  39. The NFL Gives Up Its Tax ExemptionThe NFL is giving up its tax-exempt status. Why did it have it in the first place?
  40. The Chain Gang
    Burger King’s Canadian Tax Inversion Could Save It $1.2 BillionAccording to a new report from a corporate taxpayer watchdog group.
  41. Republicans Back to Raising Taxes on the PoorBecause of immigration. It all makes sense, kind of.
  42. Free Lunches
    The IRS Wants to Tax Google and Facebook Employees for Their Free GourmetSilicon Valley demands to know what’s next, taxing free coffee?
  43. No, Rich People Are Not Leaving New York Because of Higher TaxesIf they do move, it’s probably to Jersey.
  44. Clintons Avoid Estate Taxes Despite Support for Estate Taxes Those loopholes can be pretty irresistible.
  45. Josh Romney Finally Comes Up With Sassy Retort for Harry ReidProof that his dad pays taxes, two years too late.
  46. The 5 Stages of Bitcoin GriefDenial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance on the crypto-currency message boards.
  47. Americans Will Finally Get What Their Tax Dollars Pay ForWhen it comes to federally funded scholarly articles, that is.
  48. Taxes
    Will the Actual Value Initiative Kill Philly’s Restaurant Boom?There appears to be no rhyme or reason to the newly updated property value assessments, but one thing’s for certain: restaurants are going to have shell out a lot more dough.
  49. The Myth of Millionaire Tax MigrationThe Times invents a West Coast trend.
  50. Lawsuits
    Suit Says Yuengling’s a Tax CheatSo much for all that The City That Loves You Back business!
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