All Articles on Taxation

The biggest item on the benefit side is that it guarantees a benefit of at least 125 percent of the poverty level for anyone who has worked for at least 30 years. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
A Bold Plan to Strengthen and Improve Social Security Is What America Needs
The average benefit this year is just over $17,600, certainly not enough to maintain a middle-class lifestyle.
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Bill Gates, billionaire, speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook on November 06, 2019 in New York City. News
Taxing Bill Gates $100 Billion, Counters Bernie Sanders, Could End Homelessness and Microsoft Founder 'Would Still Be a Multibillionaire'
The message, said the 2020 candidate, is that "the billionaire class cannot have it all when so many have so little."
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An estate tax is levied on the value of a deceased person's estate before it's distributed to the heirs. (Photo: Flickr/cc) Views
Hiking the Estate Tax Will Help Close the Wealth Gap
A robust estate tax would limit the American aristocracy, narrow the wealth gap and raise revenue for public services essential to those of us who won't inherit a fortune.
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Jane Fonda and her Fire Drill Fridays are linking social movements across issues, eyeing the connections between the myriad problems we see causing climate chaos, many of them rooted in capitalist consumer culture. (Photo: Twitter/CodePink) Views
Avoiding the Climate Catastrophe Starts With Divesting From the War Machine
The time has come to divest from the war machine and withdraw our public dollars from weapons corporations.
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The Massachusetts senator is adamant that her plan would not impose any taxes on the middle class. (Photo: Lori Shaull/Flickr/cc) Views
How Warren’s 'Medicare for All' Plan Hurts the Cause
Warren’s funding scheme is getting major criticism from the left.
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'We Have a Better Way': Sanders Says His Plan to Finance Medicare for All 'Much More Progressive' Than Warren's
"The function of healthcare is to provide healthcare to all people, not to make $100 billion in profits for the insurance companies and the drug companies. Elizabeth Warren and I agree on that. We do disagree on how you fund it."
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'Political Corruption in Real Time': Viral Video Shows North Carolina GOP Sabotaging Democracy in Effort to Secure Corporate Tax Cuts
"This isn't just a harmless game. It's the reason there's no budget in North Carolina."
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'Another Gift' to Big Business as Trump Treasury Moves to Eliminate Rules Against Corporate Tax Avoidance
Sen. Ron Wyden warned the Treasury Department's plan "provides an opening for corporations to again dodge their taxes."
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'GOP Tax Scam 2.0'? Warnings as Trump Reportedly Pushing Another Round of Tax Cuts Ahead of Presidential Election
"Worked out so well the first time—for the super-wealthy. Not so much for the rest of us. Now they're back for more?"
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'Tax Dodger-in-Chief' Trump Changes Permanent Residency From New York to Florida
"Donald Trump doesn't want the state of New York to see his taxes—I wonder why," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
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