How Bill Clinton Forced Agenda 21 on America

By Cassandra AndersonMay 19, 2013 A number of critics claim that Agenda 21 is not a treaty, so it is non-binding and that it is merely a paranoid conspiracy theory. Agenda 21 is not a voluntary program. The smoking gun is Bill Clinton’s Executive Order # 12852 in 1993, creating the President’s Council on Sustainable […]

Oil, gas taxes vary widely by state

By Dan Gearino, Dispatch.com Several states have used taxes on oil and natural-gas production to reduce the burden on everyone else, a club that Gov. John Kasich would like Ohio to join. He lists Texas, Michigan, West Virginia and North Dakota as examples of places that have higher taxes on oil and natural gas than […]

FBI Fears Growing Constitutionalist Mentality Across US

Anti-government extremists opposed to taxes and regulations pose a growing threat to local law enforcement officers in the United States, the FBI warned on Monday. These extremists, sometimes known as “sovereign citizens,” believe they can live outside any type of government authority, FBI agents said at a news conference. The extremists may refuse to pay […]

How to Avoid Unfair Property Taxes; Top 15 Highest Property Tax Counties

By SUSANNA KIM, ABC News The battered real estate market has another side effect that often goes overlooked, consumer finance and tax experts say: Millions of homeowners are unknowingly paying too much property tax. According to the National Taxpayers Union, about 30 percent of properties in the U.S. are assessed at higher values than they […]

U.S. Corporate Taxes Need to Go to Zero

By Chris Markowski, The Street.com – Opinion NEW YORK — On April 1, our ally Japan is playing a cruel little April Fools’ Day joke on us: The country is lowering its corporate tax rate from 39.5% to 35%. This will give the United States the dubious and awkward distinction of having, at 39.2%, the […]

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.             […]

Californians willing to tax wealthy

By: Marisa Lagos, SFGate.com After years of austere state budgets and frustration among Democratic lawmakers who have tried unsuccessfully to increase taxes, a new poll shows the majority of voters are ready to raise the wealthiest Californians’ income taxes. A Field Poll released today contains mostly good news for the various groups that want voters […]

To close tax loopholes, Obama would open new ones

President Barack Obama wants to close dozens of loopholes that let some companies pay little or nothing in taxes. But he also wants to open new ones for manufacturers and companies that invest in clean energy. To some analysts, the new loopholes risk upending the level playing field Obama says he wants to create. Some […]

To close tax loopholes, Obama would open new ones

By Paul Wiseman and Christopher S. Rugaber, Boston.com WASHINGTON—Cutting corporate tax rates and deleting loopholes is just what most economists prescribe for the tangled U.S. tax code. So why isn’t everyone cheering the plan President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday to slash the top corporate tax rate and end breaks that let some companies pay little […]

Nearly Half of All Americans Don’t Pay Income Taxes

By: Rob Bluey, Heritage.org This year’s Index of Dependence on Government presented startling findings about the sharp increase of Americans who rely on the federal government for housing, food, income, student aid or other assistance. (See last week’s chart.) Another eye-popping number was the percentage of Americans who don’t pay income taxes, which now accounts […]