Features related to taxes

April 1, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

Olympic athletes queue up at the McDonalds inside the dining hall at the Olympic Village in London. July 2013. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
January 16, 2014 | Blog

We spend a fortune in welfare for those comfortably at the top. Continue reading

November 13, 2013 | Blog

It’s a great deal for the wealthiest, and a huge ripoff for the rest of us. Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 | Blog

Everyone loves low taxes, but we pay a ton out-of-pocket for things people in other rich countries take for granted. Continue reading

October 28, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

Tea party activists demonstrate. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
October 3, 2013 | Blog

David Cay Johnston explains what’s really happened to our tax system over the years. Continue reading

A man picks up federal tax form 1040 at a post office in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
October 2, 2013 | Blog

The real game, if you can play it, is shifting the tax burden onto someone else. Continue reading

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September 13, 2013 | Group Think
A Seattle city councilman describes his city's debate over public funding for sports arenas.
Yankees Upstairs Downstairs
September 11, 2013 | Group Think

Citizens, journalists and policymakers tell us why controversial new sports stadiums in their own communities are making some cheer and others jeer. MORE

August 20, 2013

Advocacy groups are taking action, prodding Congress to drop loopholes and force corporations to pay what they owe. Continue reading

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., center, accompanied by the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., right, speak about tax reform to 3M's Chief Technology Officer Fred Palensky at the 3M Innovation Center on Monday, July 8, 2013 in Maplewood, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
August 1, 2013 | Blog

Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch want to shield authors of toxic tax giveaways from the public view. Continue reading

You vs. Corporations
June 6, 2013 | Blog

What would happen if you tried some of the same legal-ish tricks that Apple and other corporations use to avoid taxes? Continue reading

May 24, 2013 | Blog

See 10 companies that paid little or no taxes for the past five years, and ten that increased their offshore holdings in 2012. Continue reading

Apple CEO Tim Cook arrives on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, to testify before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent subcommittee on Investigations hearing to examine the methods employed by multinational corporations to shift profits offshore and how such activities are affected by the Internal Revenue Code. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 21, 2013 | Blog

Apple’s CEO says he welcomes a review of the U.S. corporate tax system, but his company has spent a lot of money lobbying Congress to keep the status quo. Continue reading

Tax payers search through tax forms at the Illinois Department of Revenue in Springfield, Ill., Thursday, April 15, 2010. April 15 is the IRS filing deadline for 2009 taxes. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
April 15, 2013 | Blog
The wealthiest Americans are paying some of the lowest tax rates since World War II.
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