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Good News: “Trump, GOP [plan] to cut top [tax] rate to 35 percent”

The big change: The GOP leaders and the White House plan to cut the top tax rate for “pass through” businesses from 39.6 percent to 25 percent… The details, per three sources with knowledge of the plan: Top individual tax … Continue reading

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“New Report: Obamacare Premiums Will Go Up AGAIN. 15 Percent Hike…”

“Obamacare premiums are projected to be on the rise once again: Premiums for Obamacare’s benchmark silver plans will increase by an average of 15 percent in 2018, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated in a new report released Thursday.” https://www.prisonplanet.com/new-report-obamacare-premiums-will-go-up-again-15-percent-hike.html

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“Amazon and eBay putting UK firms out of business by ignoring tax fraud by foreign firms, say MPs”

“Amazon and eBay have been accused of putting UK companies out of business by turning a blind eye to widespread tax fraud by foreign companies and organised criminals using their platforms. Experts told the Commons Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday … Continue reading

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“Europe says “all options on table” for taxing tech giants”

“The European Commission is preparing a list of legal options on how to make digital multinationals such as Amazon, Facebook and Google pay more tax, Reuters reports. The paper is being prepared for an EU summit taking place on September … Continue reading

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Money Laundering: “Southern Poverty Law Center Transfers Millions in Cash to Offshore Entities”

“The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a liberal, Alabama-based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization… pushes millions of dollars to offshore entities as part of its business dealings, records show… the nonprofit pays lucrative six-figure salaries to its top directors and key employees … Continue reading

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“Americans Spend More on Taxes Than Food and Clothing Combined”

“Americans on average spent more on taxes in 2016 than they did on food and clothing combined, according to data released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.” https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/bls-average-family-tax-bill-increased-411-4-years The government calls it “taxes.” A normal man calls it … Continue reading

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“Obamacare architect ‘fired for fraud'” [No prison time?]

“Former MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, described by many as the chief architect of Obamacare who infamously declared the law was adopted because of the “stupidity” of American voters, has been “fired for fraud.” The Wall Street Journal reported in 2015 the … Continue reading

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