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U.S. tax code shouldn't penalize stay-at-home moms

President Barack Obama is sending mixed messages again. On the one hand, he's touting the importance of parents leaving work to spend time with newborns. But then he's endorsed tax changes that effectively penalize parents who stay at home with their ...

Soak-the-rich scheme would hurt us all

President Barack O'Robin Hood spoke to the American people Tuesday and promised everything short of maid service. In his last two years, the president will take from the rich and give to the poor -- if the Republicans will let him. To fund free colle ...

Confused about reporting health coverage on tax forms?

It's the first tax year in which Americans have to report their health insurance to the federal government – and questions remain about what that might involve. The federal government is mailing out forms to people who signed up for health insurance ...

Fairly taxing

Today is Tax Day, the deadline for Americans to file and send their federal income tax forms. For all the headaches it causes, it might as well be called National Aspirin Day, too. It all could be so much simpler and fairer. Imagine this scenario: Im ...

The Tipping Point

Fifty-four million Americans pay not a penny to the IRS. That leaves 91 million shouldering the full weight of the supersized federal government. A Tax Foundation analysis notes that the number of freeloaders has been rising steadily since the 1980s. ...

A better way to tax?

The recent scandal involving the IRS illustrates the out-of- control growth of the federal bureaucracy. Instead of limited powers of the federal government and reservation of all powers to the states not specifically granted to the federal government ...

75 conservative groups harassed by IRS in 2012 election cycle

[caption id="attachment_7753" align="alignright" width="300"] (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)[/caption]It's almost as unbelievable as the White House's story that it had nothing to do with sanitizing the talking points about last year's fatal ter ...

The Value of Tax Cuts

There's a concerted effort by Barack Obama and fellow "progressives" not only to blame George W. Bush for every economic woe facing America -- even as every economic indicator is far worse under Obama -- but to permanently discredit the value of tax ...

13 Tax Hikes in 2013

President Obama is crisscrossing the country to scare Americans about sequestration. But what are really frightening are the 13 Obama tax hikes that took effect in 2013. These tax increases, which range from new health-care taxes to a payroll tax hik ...

Taxpayers will go where rates are low

The only thing more stunning than the kleptomania of tax-hiking politicians is their unswerving faith that taxpayers, especially wealthy ones, simply will smile and surrender even more of their money. This fundamental misunderstanding of human nature ...


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