The group spent over $125,000 on election campaigns in 2012, but that was not enough for the IRS to deny their application.
In Kentucky, even a $1 annual tax hike is too much for anti-government activists.
It is time we reexamined the tax subsidy to corporate executives.
Why Republican congressmen want to tax college students to pay down the deficit.
While the world waits for reform, the Taxcast looks at how some countries are finding creative ways around the current global tax system.
How nations can negotiate with global capital.
Amid the outrage, the big picture of social welfare nonprofits is easily forgotten.
When Republicans can’t repeal laws they don’t like, they hollow them out, deny funds to fully implement them, and reduce funds to enforce them.
Wages keep dropping and government debt keeps growing. Simply arguing “more” won’t cut it.
To keep the IRS from competing with TurboTax.
Why Democrats shouldn’t put Social Security and Medicare on the table.
Paul Ryan’s budget proposal sends wealth straight to the top of the economic hierarchy.
Politics today is still a fight for social justice.
In February’s Taxcast from the Tax Justice Network: Transparency for French banks, taxing the digital economy, and more.
Even if they cut into charitable giving.
How U.S. taxpayers are paying the Pentagon to occupy the planet.
Robert Reich: Organizing McDonalds and Walmart, and Why Austerity Economics Hurts Low-Wage Workers the MostDecember 2012
Low-income workers will face even harder times if deficit hawks have their way.
The administration should aim high when it begins its negotiations on deficit reduction.
The election hasn’t put an end to the wrangling over taxes and spending in Washington.
Helsinki declares itself a tax haven-free zone, Starbucks joins the tax avoidance Roll of Dishonor, and we follow the money: asset recovery, dictators, and the selling of secrecy.
The so-called fiscal cliff might not turn out as dramatic as we imagine.
A guide to the presidential debates you won’t be hearing.
What Mitt Romney’s 47-percent comment means.
The debate on the campaign trail has focused on Obama’s past economic policies, but the real question is what will be done after January.
TaxCast: Capital Flight in Africa and Europe, Usain Bolt’s Taxes, and Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson on InequalityAugust 2012
Capital flight in Africa and now in Europe, Olympian Usain Bolt fails to champion his tax affairs, and Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson on tax and inequality.
In July’s TaxCast, a discussion of why there have been no HSBC prosecutions, the unanticipated size of offshore accounts, Norway’s new regulations, and more.
There’s the media portraying President Obama’s tax proposal, and then there’s the real thing.
President Clinton’s recent comments on the Bush tax cuts have set off another fight over taxes and spending.
Robert Reich on why being a class worrier is nothing to be ashamed of.
Robert Reich on how economic fairness encourages growth, not stifles it.
The former Secretary of Labor on the Great Recession, class warfare, and why President Obama must challenge right-wing distortions with a counter-narrative.