Tag: ‘FAIR tax’

It depends on what your definition of “pledge” is…

By :: June 9th, 2015

WWND: Louisiana lawmakers ask Grover Norquist to weigh in on Governor Bobby Jindal’s tax plan. Eleven members of the state’s House sent a letter to the head of Americans for Tax Reform. They call the SAVE tax credit—Jindal’s proposed  tax credit for a non-existent student fee—a precedent that would let lawmakers “raise taxes on a […]

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No Pain, No Gain: Taxes, Disclosures, and Data

By :: June 8th, 2015

Some GOP Kansas legislators may wish they could pack their bags and go home. And they did, over the weekend, but will be back in session today to try to pass a bill that fills the state’s $400 million budget hole with tax increases and other revenue-raising measures. It’s no easy task, given divisions within […]

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Do Republicans Really Want to Cut Taxes on the Wealthy and Raise Them on Everyone Else?

By :: August 25th, 2011

Of all the curious rhetoric floating around both Washington and the campaign trail, the strangest may be the demand of many Republicans that Congress raise taxes for low-income working households even as it cuts taxes for the wealthy.  The left has, not surprisingly, gleefully leapt on the issue. And, honestly, it seems like terrible politics […]

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