Tate Fegley writes: While you are likely still recovering from Tax Day, don’t be lulled into thinking that the pain is over. Your property is never fully safe from government confiscation. One of the few areas of innovation in which the state excels is how to extract ever more wealth from the productive class, and one of the fastest growing sources of revenue for insatiable…
Just days before Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan meet to bridge differences and unify the Republican Party, the billionaire businessman again broke GOP economic orthodoxy and one of his most prominent and earliest supporters said she would work to oust Mr. Ryan from his post.
by Bill B. May Whether you chose to or not, you were born into (or under) a government. You are governed, by somebody. Have you ever sat down and asked, why do I need to be governed? Think about it. Why does my daily life require an external force for me to function? A governance? Am I not capable of making my own decisions? We…
A new National Taxpayers Union Foundation study of tax complexity in the U.S. reveals the hidden costs of complicated federal taxes for Americans.
Ryan McMaken says: Every year around tax time, we’re reminded of the pain of the income tax. We’re reminded not just of the wealth that is taken, but also of all the time and energy that must be expended helping the federal government estimate just how much they should take from us this year.
Part I: The Election of 2016 The Presidential Campaign 2016 I had hoped that 2016 would be the year when the voting public would be so tired of Washington DC shenanigans that something big might happen. I thought that maybe Liberty would come to the forefront and the country might be guided by Libertarian principles. Nay, it is pretty much business as usual with Donald…
A federal appeals court spanked the IRS Tuesday, saying it has taken laws designed to protect taxpayers from the government and turned them on their head, using them to try to protect the tax agency from the very tea party groups it targeted.
The IRS cannot accept many tax returns because of broad computer failure across “several” systems.
The federal government will be flirting with $30 trillion in debt within a decade, the Congressional Budget Office reported Monday, blaming an aging population, new spending and tax cuts approved on Capitol Hill, and the growing burden from Obamacare for erasing the progress Washington had made over the past few years.
As states across the country bemoan a lack of funds to repair crumbling roads and bridges, a new report offers 12 examples of questionable highway-expansion projects that could cost taxpayers as much as $24 billion.