1. Despite fiscal-cliff deal, Americans to pay more

    blood_turnip

    ... research group, estimates that 77 percent of American households will face higher federal taxes ... -income families will feel the biggest tax increases, but many middle- and low-income families will pay higher taxes too. ... (Associated Press) While the tax package that Congress passed New Year's Day will protect 99

  2. 77% face higher taxes despite debt deal

    Barack Obama, Joe Biden

    ... Washington research group, estimates that 77 percent of American households will face higher federal taxes ... - income families will feel the biggest tax increases, but many middle- and low- income families will pay higher taxes too. ... WASHINGTON (AP) - While the tax package that Congress passed New Year's Day will protect 99 percent

  3. Hollywood hypocrites

    ... the money paid to 2013's top 10 highest-paid male actors versus the top 10 highest-paid female performers ... to pay their fair share in taxes. Weinstein, the producer of hit films like "Pulp Fiction," "Kill Bill ... in taxes: "I'm happy to make an investment in America. I don't look at it as tax, evil! I say, OK, if I

  4. More working familiesphased out of tax breaks

    ... -outs of deductions that could offset those higher rates. In effect, families are losing tax ... 20 tax benefits, such as the child tax credit, phase out at higher income levels. Complaints ... such as the higher $600-per-child tax credit that went into effect last year as part of President

  5. 43% of Americans pay no income tax

    cash-money

    ... started to expire. And it's partly because an improving economy means people's incomes should slowly start to increase, adding to their income tax bill. ... that 43 percent now. The share of households who aren't paying any federal income tax has fallen ... , and a new analysis from the Tax Policy Center predicts that it will continue to shrink in years to come

  6. Amnesty harms blacks

    ... , that is most damning. It is the 10-ton pink elephant in the middle of the room that no one is willing ... in to the convoluted desire of President Bush and passes an immigration bill that allows for amnesty ... points out the following: "Our research shows that low-skill immigrants' households, on average

  7. Poor are not poor because rich are rich

    ... ; there are an equal number of households with higher and an equal number with lower wealth. "Average ... the complex reality behind the fact that "median wealth of white households is 20 times that of black ... households. …" And without care, this information will be abused and misused by those

  8. Death, wealth and taxes

    ... found that 60 percent of families in the bottom 10 percent (decile) of the wealth distribution ... reached a higher decile 10 years later. An amazing 23 percent rose four or more deciles, with 1.5 percent ... for people of modest means to become wealthy, I don't expect that the death tax has a long life.

  9. Phony divide between fiscal, social issues

    ... . society, 60 percent consider it very important, and 77 percent say it's better for children to grow ... with Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty in the 1960s. LBJ welfare channeled all the money and benefits ... Americans are unaware that nearly $900 billion a year of federal taxpayers' money is handed out

  10. Nothing certain except death and a FairTax

    ... in higher taxes over 10 years – and that's after accounting for his $154 billion ... expenses. It is interesting to note, however, that the income tax law was revoked 10 years later ... and rebuild our economy: tax reform (or, even better, replacement). I've demonstrated