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The shrinking share of the nation’s wealth held by the lower 90 percent is hurting our nation and its economy.
Tax revenues are seen as one source to help cut the deficit. In a new Monitor/TIPP poll, Americans were asked which tax deduction they would be most ready to part with. The charitable deduction led the list.
Gov. Mark Dayton appears to have made tax reform one of his top priorities. It couldn’t happen soon enough, and it doesn’t have to be a partisan effort.
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Responding to Wednesday’s budget forecast, the governor emphasized the need for the richest Minnesotans to pay more taxes.
Republicans are grappling with growing rifts in their ranks over a no-new-tax pledge that has been rock solid for more than 20 years. That quiet debate within the GOP could determine how Congress deals with its looming ‘fiscal cliff.’
A new Congressional Research Service study shows that as the tax rate increases, GDP growth is unaffected.
Grover Norquist disputes that Pres. Obama has a mandate to raise taxes on anyone
With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, support for Jerry Brown’s tax hike has plunged below 50 percent in two polls. If it fails, $6 billion in automatic cuts kick in.
Romney promises to make the rich keep paying a constant percentage of all US income taxes. That’s very different from asking them to pay a constant share of their earnings.
The momentous policy challenge of how to fix America’s dysfunctional tax system has been largely obscured by the debate over Mitt Romney’s tax math. But there’s broad support for tax reform.
Diversifying among income, sales and property taxes helps even things out, since each is affected differently by the business cycle. But right now, they are woefully out of balance.
They try to give him the benefit of several doubts, but his plan cuts taxes for the rich, raises them on the rest
The substantial revenue loss from extending all the tax cuts would make it nearly impossible to reduce the federal deficit in a responsible manner.
To answer that question, let’s look at the tax system from an economist’s perspective.
An interactive breakdown of tax sources in Minnesota.
A proposed state constitutional amendment that would require a super-majority of legislators to pass state tax increases would be bad for cities in rural Minnesota, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities says.
The first comprehensive study of the law is likely to trigger new efforts by affluent suburbs to make changes or even repeal the unique tax-base sharing arrangement.