Articles Tagged 'Taxes'

New state laws for the new year: California limits gun rights, minimum wages increase

Several new state laws are set to take effect on New Year’s Day, including unprecedented minimum wage hikes, equal pay requirements and new abortion statutes — and in California, the legislation will curb gun rights, reduce criminal sentences and force publicly held corporations to elevate women to senior positions. While the federal minimum wage remains $7.25 per hour, Seattle’s largest… READ MORE

Yankees Pitcher To Lose Over Half of $155 Million Contract to Taxes

by Americans for Tax Reform
Published on January 24, 2014

However sweet this $155 million dollar deal seems, the reality is that Tanaka will lose almost $90 million over the 7-year life of his contract READ MORE

Senate weighs support for taxing Internet sales

by Tim Devaney, The Washington Times
Published on March 24, 2013
The Senate on Friday voted to give states greater power to collect sales taxes on purchases from sites like eBay and Amazon. Sens. Dick Durbin,… READ MORE

Facebook paid no taxes despite record profits

Published on February 18, 2013
Despite earning more than $1 billion in profits last year, social media juggernaut Facebook paid zilch when it came to federal and state taxes in… READ MORE

Seven million will lose insurance under Obama health law

by Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times
Published on February 8, 2013
President Obama’s health care law will push 7 million people out of their job-based insurance coverage — nearly twice the previous estimate, according to the… READ MORE
US economy

37 Statistics Which Show How Four Years Of Obama Have Wrecked The U.S. Economy

by Michael, The Economic Collapse
Published on January 23, 2013
The mainstream media covered the inauguration of Barack Obama with breathless anticipation on Monday, but should we really be celebrating another four years of Obama?… READ MORE
bobby jindal

Gov. Bobby Jindal considering elimination of taxes on oil and gas extraction

by Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller
Published on January 17, 2013
Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is weighing the elimination of taxes on oil and gas extraction as part of a larger plan to end all… READ MORE
braces for kids

Braces for the Kids Just Got More Expensive: Obamacare Tax Hike Case Study

by Americans for Tax Reform
Published on January 14, 2013
In 2013, the tax increases in Obamacare will increasingly conspire against kitchen-table family healthcare decisions. As just one example, below are some of the taxes… READ MORE
Millionaire Tax

French Socialists struggle with millionaire tax

Published on January 9, 2013
France’s ruling Socialist government was struggling to rebound a week after the Constitutional Council struck down its law to tax the country’s highest earners at… READ MORE
John Boehner, Eric Cantor

Does Eric Cantor’s no vote on the fiscal cliff bill spell trouble for John Boehner?

by James Antle,,
Published on January 4, 2013
Even less common is a House speaker and majority leader going their separate ways on big-ticket legislation. The last major example is when the Democratic-controlled… READ MORE

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