By Tag "Taxes" - page 2
As Iceland goes, so goes the world?
During the 2008 market meltdown, Iceland imposed capital controls on foreign investors in "offshore Krona funds" (Krona is Iceland's currency). Now Iceland's government has announced it is lifting the controls. So lovers of liberty should [...]
The Week in Congress: Will the Senate End the Draft? Will the House Bailout Puerto Rico?
The Senate comes back into session today. The main issue on the Senate agenda is continuing consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Senator Rand Paul has introduced an amendment to the NDAA to end the draft. He also [...]
Campaign for Liberty supports Full Expensing Act
Campaign for Liberty is pleased to support Senator Rand Paul's "Full Expensing Act of 2015" (S. 2350). As the title suggests, this legislation allows businesses to deduct 100% of their business expenses within a year of purchase. While [...]
Thomas Massie: End double-taxation of seniors (plus classic Ron Paul!)
Audit the Fed and legalizing raw milk are not the only issues championed by Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul. Congressman Massie has also introduced the Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act (H.R. 589). As the name suggests, HR 589 repeals [...]
Tax Day Tunes
Tax man got you down? Well, cheer up and listen to some music by folks who truly feel your pain... Taxman - The Beatles Me and the IRS - Johnny Paycheck Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks Taxman, Mr. Thief - Cheap Trick And once you're [...]
Campaign for Liberty Renews Calls To Defund The OECD
Campaign for Liberty has joined a letter calling on Congress to defund the Organization for Economic Development (OECD). In fiscal year 2015 alone, Congress sent $75 million to OECD bureaucrats, who then used that money to advocate for higher [...]
Americans Spend More on Taxes than Food, Clothing, and Housing Combined
Shocking, but not surprising when you do the numbers. The Tax Foundation has released its annual report on what it calls "Tax Freedom Day," the day of the year when Americans have collectively earned enough money to meet their tax obligations for [...]
Is Bob Dylan a supply-sider?
Maybe not, but the legendary singer-songwriter sort of sounds like one in this interview with the AARP magazine (hat/ tip: Rolling Stone): "The government's not going to create jobs," he said. "It doesn't have to. People have to create jobs, [...]
Ron Paul Classic: Tax Reform is Useless Without Spending Reform
Since today is April 15, "conservative" politicians will be proclaiming their opposition to high taxes and their commitment to "ending the IRS" in floor speeches, press releases, Facebook posts, YouTube Videos, and tweets. This is all [...]
Tax Freedom Day is April 24
According to the Tax Foundation, "Tax Freedom Day," or "the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay its total tax bill for the year" will fall on April 24th this year, one day later than in 2014. The Tax Foundation has an [...]