Posts filed under “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

Gasoline Tax, Unchanged Since 1993, is Due for an Increase

Roads are crumbling, bridges are collapsing, and what was once considered one of the greatest achievements of any government anywhere has fallen into embarrassing disrepair. I am of course discussing our nation’s infrastructure. Last year, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the U.S. infrastructure a D+. When it comes to the most basic functions…Read More

Category: Energy, Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy

Offshore Tax Havens

Offshore Tax Havens Cost You $1,259 a Year



Category: Taxes and Policy, Video

Tax Day Charts: Federal Revenues and Spending

Since its Tax Day, I thought we might take a look at where your tax dollars go and where they come from. The first chart is Federal Revenues — what the sources of cash are from all sources. As you can see, the biggest revenue line is individual income taxes, accounting for 46% of revenues….Read More

Category: Digital Media, Politics, Taxes and Policy

On Tax Day, Taxpayers Pick up $8 Billion Tab for Walmart and the Walton Family Report Provides State-by-State Estimates of Revenue Losses WASHINGTON — Walmart and the Waltons—America’s largest employer and richest family—received tax breaks and subsidies worth an estimated $7.8 billion in 2013, according to a report released today by Americans for Tax Fairness….Read More

Category: Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

The Accidental Success of the 401(k) Plan

Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: 401(k), Digital Media, Taxes and Policy

States Most & Least Dependent on Federal Government

Source: Wallethub

Category: Digital Media, Taxes and Policy