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The Kinks ~ Sunny Afternoon (HQ)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, music video, politics )

- 16 days ago -
This song by "The Kinks" was released in 1966 and made strong references to the high levels of progressive tax taken by the British Labor government
This Memorial Day, Tell Congress to Support Tax Breaks for Military Families! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit (CTC), 16 million people, poverty, military families )

- 186 days ago -
Unless Congress acts soon, key provisions of the EITC and CTC will expire at the end of 2017, pushing nearly 16 million peopleâEUR"including 8 million childrenâEUR"into or deeper into poverty.
Lets Be Fair With State Taxes!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: class warfare, oregon, taxes )

- 277 days ago -
See 1st comment.
The NFL Shouldn't Be Tax-Exempt. ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, taxes, tax exempt status, NFL, 'non-profit' organizations, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, congress, economy, republicans, democrats )

- 283 days ago -
"The NFL earns billions in revenue every year, but hasnâEUR(TM)t paid a dime in taxes since the 1960âEUR(TM)s. ItâEUR(TM)s outrageous that the NFL is considered a 'non-profit organization.' You must demand that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appear before your ...
Don't Raise Taxes for Poor Families
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, poverty, earned income credit, petitions )

- 352 days ago -
Republicans in the U.S. Congress are pushing to eliminate the Earned Income Tax Credit, which helps families that rely on a limited income to get by with a reduced income tax. They were originally going to vote to continue this tax cut, but started...
Tell Congress: Don't Pay for Tax Breaks on the Backs of Working Families: PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, economy, corruption, government, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, politics )

- 356 days ago -
Tell Congress: Stop letting big corporations and the wealthy rob our economy dry. Don't pay for tax breaks on the backs of working families.
Ask Congress to Support the Responsible Estate Tax Act, S.2899.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, taxes, economic inequality, fairness, super-rich )

Bruce C
- 395 days ago -
Bernie Sanders' Responsible Estate Tax Act will require the super-wealthy to pay more in taxes, impose a 10% surtax on billionaire estates and close a major loophole. Even with these changes, 99.7% of Americans will NOT pay a nickel in the estate tax.
Stop These Corporate Deserters - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Petition, Corporate Deserters, President Obama, Executive Order, taxes )

- 474 days ago -
More than a dozen corporations are plotting to change their addresses to tax haven countries to dodge paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes. If they succeed, the rest of us will be stuck picking up the tab.
Collapsing Currency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FATCA, IRS, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, HR 2847, business, money, taxes )

- 536 days ago -
Starting July 1, 2014, FATCA will require FFIs to provide annual reports to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on the name and address of each U.S. client, as well as the largest account balance in the year and total debits and credits of any account...
Poll Results - 5/3/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Blog News, Polls, taxes )

- 571 days ago -
See 1st comment.
Social Security, Treasury Target Taxpayers for Their Parents' Decades-Old Debts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, debt, social security, IRS, refund, Treasury )

- 592 days ago -
A few weeks ago, with no notice, the U.S. government intercepted Mary Grice's tax refunds from both the IRS and the state of Maryland. Grice had no idea that Uncle Sam had seized her money until some days later, when she got a letter saying that her
Tonight With Bernie ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, middle class, ONE PERCENT, taxes, Bernie Sanders, corporations )

- 666 days ago -
RSVP today for a conference call with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders & Social Security Works. Submit questions now...
TAKE ACTION: IRS: Urge the NFL to Start Paying Taxes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, economy, taxes, politics )

- 705 days ago -
Tell the IRS to end football's free ride, and revoke the NFL's tax exempt status today.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, corporation, greed, ethics, government, politics, abuse, economy, dishonesty )

- 757 days ago -
Handing out tax breaks to reward big corporations for taking jobs away from Americans isn't just not a good use of taxpayer money, it's a spectacularly bad use of taxpayer money. It's an insane thing to do. And we should stop doing it -- right now.

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