Posts filed under “Taxes and Policy”

A Tangled Web of Charity


Source: Businessweek

 

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Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Taxes and Policy

Tune Out Politicians Still Obsessing Over Government Debt

Source: CBPP   Today’s chart comes from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. It shows how much debt projections have changed during the past four years. Continues here  

Category: Economy, Politics, Taxes and Policy

The Retirement Delusion

A recent Gallup poll asked working Americans what they expected in retirement. “Half of Americans think they will have enough money to live comfortably after they retire.” This is the first time since before the financial crisis that a majority of Americans have felt this way. The poll is very revealing about both investing psychology…Read More

Category: 401(k), Investing, Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy

How Millionaires Want Fix Inequality

Category: Taxes and Policy, Video, Wages & Income

American Tax Burden to Other Developed Nations

Source: Yahoo Finance

Category: Taxes and Policy

Tapping Your 401(k) ?

From Bloomberg Visual Data: The IRS collected more than $5 billion in 2011 from penalties incurred by taxpayers who withdrew money from tax-deferred retirement accounts before the age of 59 1/2. The people who pay the penalty include younger workers who switch jobs and don’t bother to roll over their accounts and older workers who…Read More

Category: 401(k), Digital Media, Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy

Restaurant Industry Pay: Taxpayer’s Double Burden

Category: Retail, Taxes and Policy, Think Tank, Wages & Income

States With the Biggest Infrastructure Need

Click for full graphic. Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: Digital Media, Politics, Taxes and Policy

Jeff Sachs: Why We Need a Wealth Tax


Source: Bloomberg TV

Category: Taxes and Policy, Video, Wages & Income

To Whom Does the U.S. Government Owe Money?

Over at Political Calculations, they have updated an excellent graphic showing the various folsk Uncle Sam owes money to: click for larger graphic Source: Political Calculations  

Category: Credit, Digital Media, Taxes and Policy