June 22, 2012
Ten years after George W. Bush gave away the farm in the form of huge, unsustainable revenue cuts that enriched the already-rich, we’re still waiting for those jobs to trickle down. Any. Day. Now.
If you think basic tax fairness begins with profitable multi-state corporations paying their taxes, this latest action by radical Republicans on Jones Street to make being a corporate tax cheat easier than ever should give you pause about allowing them to retain their majorities come November.
April 17, 2012 is Tax Day in the United States – an opportunity to reassess America’s priorities as reflected by who’s paying taxes and who or what don’t pay their fair share. Join our “buddy protest” on Tax Day outside corporate-villain and tax-deadbeat, Bank of America, in Raleigh.
When the United States Senate took up a bill this week to put an end to $24 billion in taxpayer-funded welfare for Big Oil, the industry won.
If you think corporations should pay North Carolina taxes on North Carolina profits, sign this petition to the state legislature demanding they enact combined reporting and stop corporate tax deadbeats!
Two-thirds of North Carolinians support a surtax on millionaires, contrary to Richard Burr’s three votes now against it. Such a tax has been the cornerstone of President Obama’s efforts to fund programs to create hundreds of thousands of jobs.
Despite racking up $160 billion in profits over three years, 30 companies in the Fortune 500 paid less than nothing in federal income taxes from 2008-2010.
North Carolina’s revenue problems will get worse thanks to a bill rushed through the Republican-led General Assembly at the end of session.
There is a larger constituency for North Carolina’s Earned Income Tax Credit than there are millionaires and billionaires in our state. That is not stopping Republicans in the state legislature from targeting this critical tax break for working families for elimination.
We pay taxes on our income in this state and in this country. Why doesn’t Bank of America? Take peaceful action against corporate tax dodgers who use our infrastructure and cheat our citizens. Join us on Saturday, Feb. 26 outside a Bank of America branch in Charlotte, NC.
The state EITC is under attack and we need your help to protect this important policy for North Carolina’s working families. House Bill 93 would eliminate the refundable nature of the state EITC. Refundability is essential to ensuring that the state EITC targets those most in need. It also offsets the greater share of total taxes these families pay as compared to those with higher income.
Pulling back the curtain on corporate tax giveaways A new report by the non-profit, non-partisan organization, Good Jobs First, consolidates public disclosure information about the corporate tax incentives and job subsidies doled out by state and local governments across the country. Many governments offer little to no online reporting of how much money is being […]
“The nation’s billionaires are on the warpath” On December 6th, after a deal to extend Bush-era millionaire tax cuts was announced, Independent Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, took to the floor of the U.S. Senate to explain that there is an ongoing war in this country: “There is a war going on in this country, […]
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