By Tag "Taxes"
Last week, the Lame Duck Congress voice voted a $119 million tax hike on... duck hunters. The House did this by passing the "Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014" (H.R. 5069), which raised the "fee" hunters must pay to obtain a permit to hunt on [...]
Be prepared to pay more for your Christmas tree this year, thanks to a new "Christmas tree tax" imposed by the government. What evil anti-Christmas tree Grinch is behind this? The Christmas tree industry! You see, the revenues raised from the tax [...]
Next time some statist tries to tell you that our deficits are because the government is just not taxing us enough, remind them that federal tax revenues are at historic highs and are projected to increase. Despite the new revenue, government [...]
The Telegraph reports that Argentina is using drones to catch "wealthy tax evaders." I wonder how long it is before tax-hungry local governments start asking the Feds for drones to more “efficiently” assess and collect property taxes?
Yesterday, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) Act (HR 5279). As the title suggests, this legislation imposes a new tax on sodas. (I don't know about you, but I don't find new taxes to be [...]
Earlier today, Norm Singleton joined Congressmen Thomas Massie and Steve Daines, Senator Ted Cruz, and more at a press conference on Capitol Hill to speak out against the National Internet Tax Mandate. Make no mistake, the only reason the [...]
Remember this the next time Nancy Pelosi says, “The cupboard is bare. There is nothing left to cut.” Suspected Nazi war criminals are receiving Social Security benefits, funded by US Taxpayers. From The BBC: The US government has paid [...]
"The only reason God put Republicans on this earth is to cut taxes"--Robert Novak According to Politico, Republicans may be disregarding the late Mr. Novak's theology as few Republican candidates for Senate are discussing tax cuts. Instead, [...]
Burger King, the second-largest burger chain in the United States will buy Canadian company Tim Hortons, moving its company headquarters to Canada in the process. From The Washington Post: International fast food behemoth Burger King Worldwide [...]
Jason Bedrick of the CATO Institute examines the growing popularity of education tax credits and analyzes a report from the Center for Education Reform providing a "scorecard" for state tax credit laws. Not surprisingly, the study finds that the [...]