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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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TRANSCRIPT: Donald Trump’s economic, tax plan speech in Detroit

In a speech in Detroit, Trump laid out his tax plan. Donald Trump gave a major economic speech on Monday at the Detroit Economic Club. He outlined his tax plan, including how he’d cut corporate taxes. Below you More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton accepts Bernie Sanders endorsement

In Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders came together to discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Is There Any Real Chance Of Global Tax Reform?

The recent media launch of the ICIJ documents from Panamanian law firm Mossac Fonseca, now known as the Panama Papers, has highlighted in a most extreme way some of the less known and less appealing hidden corners More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Hillary Clinton supports soda tax to fund universal pre-school program

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton fueled her opponents when she openly voice support of a soda tax, saying she’s “very supportive” of the Philadelphia mayor’s proposal to tax soda sales in order to More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Trump’s worrisome views on taxes…and entitlements

There’s a famous quote attributed to George Washington. Government is not reason, it is not eloquence — it is force. Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master; never for a moment should it be More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Seattle passes taxes on guns, ammuntion to curb violence

The Seattle City Council passed legislation Monday to add taxes and regulations on firearms and ammunition sold in the city. The legislation was passed unanimously last week by the Education and Governance Committee More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Janet Napolitano raises minimum wage for University workers, costs school over $16 million

Strikes and protests appear to be working in the battle to boost minimum wages for workers to $15, summarized by NPR. University of California President Janet Napolitano announced that the minimum wage for direct More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 12th, 2015
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A Decade from Now Ecommerce Transactions will Account for Nearly 20% of Luxury Sales

Luxury items like designer clothing, exotic automobiles, custom furniture, high-tech gadgets, and jewellery are typically purchased at local outlets, as many people are more comfortable buying expensive products More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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Oregon’s new gas tax: charge by the mile, punish fuel efficiency and track citizens

Oregon is rolling out the first-in-the-nation program aimed to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but rather for the miles they drive. The test is set to begin July 1 as volunteers (up to 5,000) can register More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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Ben Carson sends mixed message over tax plan

Dr. Ben Carson, now a Republican presidential candidate, has long proposed a “flat tax” for the country, even citing the Bible’s tithing as his inspiration. As he reiterated Sunday morning on Fox News Sunday, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Transcript: Marco Rubio’s speech to announce he’s running for President

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio launched his presidential campaign Monday with a speech at Miami’s Freedom Tower. Here’s the transcript via Time Magazine: “Thank you. After months of deliberation and prayer More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Transcript: Rand Paul announces 2016 Presidential run speech

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul launched his presidential campaign in Louisville Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Here is a transcript of his speech (via Time) “I have a message, a message that is loud and clear and does not More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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When Business and Government Collide: Taming Your Energy Bills and Tariffs

For those that are unaware, the Climate Change Levy is a tax that businesses pay on the conventional energy that they use. Renewable energy does not attract the tax. The government hopes that with the tax making More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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President Obama State of the Union address promises to raise taxes on rich, spend more

Poised to battle Republicans in Congress, President Obama will begin 2015 with a State of the Union address which announces a call for increased spending and raising taxes on the country’s top earners. “Obama More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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North Carolina tax hikes on movie tickets, mobile home sales and more – take effect January 1

Movie tickets, manufactured-home sales and various professional services will increase customer costs starting Wednesday, all part of the tax system changes approved by the North Carolina legislature this past summer. Service More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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IRS changes the word ‘tax’ to ‘shared responsibility penalty’ in Obamacare rules

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) final rule on Obamacare’s individual mandate, released this week, uses the term “Shared Responsibility Payment” more than 50 times to describe the mandate’s non-compliance More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
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‘Captain America The Winter Soldier’ director notes ‘tax break’ to film in Cleveland, shows Hollywood’s hypocrisy?

Tax hikes appear to dominate headlines from Washington, yet Hollywood seems to leverage and demand “tax breaks” to get productions off the ground in different cities. While many vocal Hollywood stars More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, April 12th, 2013
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Maryland storm management fee involves satellites tracking every home, taxing residents by ‘amount of rain’ falling

A “storm management fee” will be imposed on Maryland residents by Gov. Martin O’Malley and essentially translates into residents being taxed by the rainfall on their property. Every water droplet More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
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Ron Paul points out the ‘shenanigans’ of Congress and the ‘fiscal cliff’ vote

Libertarian Party Chair, Geoffrey J. Neale asked in an Open Letter Tuesday: On New Year’s Day, what did Big Government politicians actually vote for? They voted to rip you off an average of $800 a year MORE More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 31st, 2012
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Utah Senator Mike Lee says President Obama should stop playing ‘political games’ with fiscal cliff talks

Following President Obama’s Sunday “Meet the Press” interview Senator Mike Lee has called out the President for playing “political games” and that “we need to be negotiating in More...


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