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. Poor are not poor because rich are rich

    ... the complex reality behind the fact that "median wealth of white households is 20 times that of black ... ; there are an equal number of households with higher and an equal number with lower wealth. "Average ... white household wealth is 20 times higher than median black household wealth, average white household

  5. More working familiesphased out of tax breaks

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

  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. 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

  8. Death, wealth and taxes

    ... death tax repeal, and 20 percent more somewhat favor repeal. In favor of keeping the death tax ... 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

  9. Reagan revolution redux?

    ... and on capital gains from 20 percent to 15 percent. Moore says the sharp cuts in the double tax ... Bush's tax cuts, according to a new Congressional Budget Office report. The theory by economist ... Arthur Laffer counters the argument that America "can't afford" tax cuts because they drain resources

  10. If Rubio's amnesty is so great, why is he lying?

    ... . By "paying taxes," Rubio means "filing a tax return and getting a payment back from the government ... Rubio was the Mount Vesuvius of lies about his immigration bill. Here is how Rubio explained ... the powerful border-enforcing mechanism in his bill on "Fox News Sunday," which he denied was merely