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“People want higher taxes on rich, better welfare – 21-country OECD survey”

“A strong majority of people in wealthy countries want to tax the rich more and there is broad support for building up the welfare state in most countries, a survey conducted for the OECD showed on Tuesday. In all of … Continue reading

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Unsurprising: Americans Flee To States With Lower Taxes

“Idaho, Nevada, Utah and Arizona led the way this past year in overall population growth as a percentage of population. Once again, Texas and Florida were the big winners in overall population gains, with the Lone Star State gaining more … Continue reading

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“Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes Through March; Still Run $599.7B Deficit”

” The federal government collected a record $736,274,000,000 in individual income taxes through the first six months of fiscal 2018 (Oct. 1, 2017 through the end of March), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today…” https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/feds-collect-record-individual-income-taxes-through-march-still-run But wait I … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “State and Local Income, Sales and Property Taxes All Hit Records in 2017”

“Real state and local income, sales and property taxes all hit records in 2017, according to data released this week by the Census Bureau. State and local governments collected a record $404,509,000,000 in individual income taxes in 2017, according to … Continue reading

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Amazon Last Year: $5.6 Billion Profit, No Taxes

“Bezos’ company, the internet retail giant Amazon, reportedly took in $5.6 billion in U.S. profits. So, how much did Amazon pay in income tax on that bounty? Hang on, we’re getting some news…what? What’s this? Amazon effectively paid zero dollars … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “Top 20% pay 95% of taxes…”

“…the top 20 percent who pay 95 percent of all income taxes, according to the director of the Office of Management and Budget… Just two years ago, it was 84 percent, according to the Wall Street Journal…” http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/omb-top-20-pay-95-of-taxes-middle-class-single-digits/article/2638746 Greed is … Continue reading

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[CRIME] New York Times Avoided Taxes in 2014: Lies About Trump Taxes

“The New York Times has… [said] Donald Trump declared a $916 million loss in 1995 that might have resulted in him not paying taxes in some subsequent years… in fact his tax liability was zero…. But the Times itself has “avoided” paying … Continue reading

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