Senate passes budget after late-night ‘vote-a-rama’

ShareThis Senate passes budget after late-night ‘vote-a-rama‘ 23 Mar 2013 Senators rammed through a whopping 101 amendments and took 70 roll call votes in a late night “vote-a-rama” session that lasted until 5:30 a.m. Saturday. The budget plan, proposed by Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, only narrowly passed by a 50-49 vote. The blueprint […]

People who pay cash in hand are “morally wrong”, damaging the economy

It is ’morally wrong’ to pay tradesmen cash in hand, says David Gauke. David Gauke, a Treasury minister, told The Daily Telegraph that home owners who allow workmen to evade VAT or income tax were forcing others to pay more. His comments reflect growing concern in Whitehall about the cash-in-hand economy, which costs Britain billions […]

Bilderberg Tax Return Uncovered by Activist Exposing Select Contributors

J.G. Vibes | Many of the recent accusations against Bilderberg regarding their connections to wall street and the aristocracy have now been reconfirmed by tax form evidence that has recently been gathered and published by activist Mark Dice. Read full article              

California Governor: Tax Hikes Needed for $16B Budget Gap

(AP)   California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing more than $ 8 billion in cuts to close a widening California budget deficit but also says public schools will receive more money if voters approve his tax-hike initiative in November. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3E8tLGkCj8 Federal Jack              

States finding tough climate for gas tax proposals

From FOXNews.com | Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. – As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous. Maryland’s governor is proposing a phased-in 6 percent sales tax […]

States finding tough climate for gas tax proposals

From FOXNews.com | Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. – As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous. Maryland’s governor is proposing a phased-in 6 percent sales tax […]

Gov. John Kasich to propose new tax on fracking to give Ohioans a personal income tax cut

By Reginald Fields, The Plain Dealer COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will propose a new tax on a form of oil and gas drilling known as horizontal fracking and then use the fresh revenue to give a personal income tax cut to Ohioans, The Plain Dealer has learned. The complicated plan also would […]

Congressional committee to consider tax breaks for mustaches…

BY DANIEL HALPER, The Weekly Standard The American Mustache Institute earlier today made this surprising announcement: After barnstorming the Nation’s Capitol in support of the proposed Stache Act (details and white paper here), the office of of [sic] Maryland 6th district U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett informed the American Mustache Institute that the congressman has begun […]

GE Paid Just 2.3 Percent in Federal Taxes Over Last 10 Years on More Than $81 Billion in Profits

Madison Ruppert | Thanks to tax loopholes and deductions, General Electric (GE) was able to pay a mere 2.3 percent in federal taxes on over $ 81 billion in profits over the last 10 years, according to analysis of the corporation’s tax filings conducted by Citizens for Tax Justice.             […]

To avoid N.Y. tax, tribes make, and sell, cigarettes

By Thomas Kaplan / New York Times – BendBulletin.com ONEIDA, N.Y. — The trucks lumber past cornfields and dilapidated farm houses, pull up to a onetime bingo hall, and unload their cargo: boxes of tobacco imported from the Carolinas. Inside, employees of the Oneida Indian Nation dump the shredded tobacco leaves into rolling machines and […]