Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
My wife teaches music in Iowa’s most urban school district. She is assigned to ten different schools where she often teaches
In terms of the overall tax burden (state, local, federal), the top 1 percent don't even pay that much more as a percentage of their income than do the bottom 20 percent. Think about that for a minute. But you knew that, right, Mitt?
"Unfortunately, many politicians won't consider touching the gas tax," said Carl Davis, senior analyst at ITEP and author
The fact that companies are paying no taxes when America's working families are still struggling to winter what Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke continues to recognize as a failed or failing recovery is a prime example of what is exacerbating income inequality in America.
"The truth is that over the past 10 years Wells Fargo has paid more than $30 billion in income taxes to federal and state