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Friday, May 23, 2014
Americans for Tax Fairness' Executive Director Frank Clemente delivered the following remarks at the Campaign for America's Future's New Populism Conference in Washington, DC, on May 22, 2014. [...]
Monday, March 31, 2014
By Frank Clemente, Executive Director, Americans for Tax Fairness Wall Street is literally banking on our silence this year. One of the biggest offshore tax loopholes that rewards big corporations...[...]
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Credit Suisse is in a lot of trouble over tens of thousands of offshore bank accounts that helped wealthy Americans dodge their U.S. taxes. The bank’s CEO, Brady Dougan,...[...]
Thursday, February 13, 2014
By Jay Davis, Digital Director, Americans for Tax Fairness On Tuesday of this week -- February 11th -- Americans for Tax Fairness joined our friends with the American Federation of...[...]
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Should taxpayers finance research to find more cures for deadly diseases, or subsidize Big Oil companies to find more oil?[...]
Friday, January 10, 2014
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness In case you didn’t hear, Congress just let 55 tax breaks expire on December 31. Known as “tax extenders,” they cost...[...]
Monday, December 23, 2013
Holiday shopping can be tough. How do you know what to get for those on your list who already have it all? We’ve got you covered. Here’s what we...[...]
Friday, December 20, 2013
By William Rice, Policy Consultant, Americans for Tax Fairness This time of year, it’s tempting to call anyone in a bad mood Scrooge. But if you cut off what may...[...]
Thursday, December 19, 2013
By Taylor O'Brien, Operations Manager & Policy Specialist, Americans for Tax Fairness This time of year, carolers fill the streets singing about Christmas, spreading joy and holiday cheer. If you...[...]
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
This Thanksgiving, we just can’t stomach the mortgage interest deduction on vacation homes and yachts.[...]
Monday, November 25, 2013
By Jay Davis, Digital Director, Americans for Tax Fairness Think back to the last time you deducted the cost of a speeding ticket from your taxes. That’s right -- you’ve...[...]
Friday, November 22, 2013
Big corporations like Apple, Google and Bank of America have had to make some interesting homes for themselves, in order to get out of paying their fair share of...[...]
Friday, November 22, 2013
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness Four out of five Americans agree: Any new tax revenue that we get from closing corporate tax loopholes and eliminating special...[...]
Friday, November 15, 2013
By William Rice, Policy Consultant, Americans for Tax Fairness It may well be that “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” but if you misremember history...[...]
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Taxing wealth like work won’t hurt billionaires like Bill Gross (we have his word on that), but it will allow us to end blind budget cuts that are hurting...[...]
Thursday, November 7, 2013
By Margarida Jorge, Field Director, Americans for Tax Fairness Some folks in Congress are ready to close up offshore corporate tax loopholes. Others still need convincing. A total of 538...[...]
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness Pretend for a moment that there is never a deadline for you to pay your taxes, that checking one box on...[...]
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
We should be helping families to get into decent housing, not subsidizing indecent behavior by big corporations that ruins families’ chances for a home.[...]
Monday, November 4, 2013
By Jay Davis, Digital Director, Americans for Tax Fairness Along with our friends at U.S. PIRG, we went down to the U.S. Justice Department this morning to send a message...[...]
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
By ATF coalition partner Citizens for Tax Justice It is clear that the corporate tax is, in the short term, borne by the owners of capital — meaning it’s paid...[...]
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Let’s close the book on domestic sequester cuts by closing overseas corporate tax loopholes.[...]
Thursday, October 24, 2013
By Jay Davis, Digital Director, Americans for Tax Fairness The last time the U.S. passed a major tax reform bill, it was 27 years ago, in 1986. Crocodile Dundee was...[...]
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Corporations should pay the full price for their wrongdoing, so we can make sure seniors stay adequately fed.[...]
Friday, October 18, 2013
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness The International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans money to countries in trouble—but at a steep price. Now, the IMF is considering a...[...]
Thursday, October 17, 2013
By Will Rice, Policy Consultant, Americans for Tax Fairness The creator of Prozac is depressed about America’s economic competitiveness. In a recent blog post, pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly & Company...[...]
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness As a part of the deal to end the government shutdown, Republican leaders in Congress tried to give a $29 billion...[...]
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Justice requires we close Wall Street loopholes—in more ways than one.[...]
Friday, October 11, 2013
By Jay Davis, Digital Director, Americans for Tax Fairness. Lobbyists. While government workers are off the job, corporate lobbyists haven’t lost a step. The sidewalks of K Street, where...[...]
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
It’s time Congress got its priorities straight. Let’s fulfill our obligations to Native Americans and demand that corporations fulfill their tax obligations to all of us.[...]
Monday, October 7, 2013
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness. House Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans are fine with shutting down the government and tossing our country into mayhem. What...[...]
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
By William Rice, Policy Consultant, Americans for Tax Fairness. To avoid a government shutdown Republicans in the House of Representatives set two conditions for the U.S. Senate to meet over...[...]
Monday, September 30, 2013
By Joshua Welter, Director of Communications and Special Projects, Main Street Alliance Microsoft has been dodging taxes for years thanks to offshore loopholes, and small [...]
Friday, September 27, 2013
By Jay Davis, Digital Director, Americans for Tax Fairness If it feels to you like it’s harder and harder to get by in America, that’s [...]
Thursday, September 26, 2013
By Taylor O’Brien, Operations Manager & Policy Specialist, Americans for Tax Fairness The gap in income between the wealthiest Americans and the rest of us [...]
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
By Margarida Jorge, Field Director, Americans for Tax Fairness, Crossposted from Moms Rising.org Last week Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) introduced the Stop Tax Haven Abuse [...]
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Let’s ensure more American families have someplace to call home by ending this form of payroll tax dodging by the wealthy.[...]
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Clearly, it’s time to create jobs at home by ending tax breaks for shipping jobs overseas.[...]
Thursday, September 5, 2013
By William Rice, Policy Consultant, Americans for Tax Fairness Tax dodging by big, multinational corporations must have gotten bad when even other American businesses and [...]
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Next time you pull up at the pump, think about where you want your money to go.[...]
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Congress has a choice: Will it cut a program that feeds poor children in order to protect tax subsidies for CEO pay?[...]
Monday, August 19, 2013
By Margarida Jorge, Field Director, Americans for Tax Fairness In 16 states this week, we’re urging our members of Congress to stop corporate tax dodging [...]
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Which would you choose: A gaping tax loophole for the very wealthy, or sufficient funding to process Social Security benefits for seniors and people with disabilities?[...]
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Making investment fund managers play by the rules can support smart investments for America.[...]
Thursday, August 1, 2013
By William Rice, Americans for Tax Fairness Business coalitions have been springing up like weeds recently to push for even lower taxes for huge corporations. [...]
Thursday, August 1, 2013
By William Rice, Americans for Tax Fairness Big corporations and their political allies like to claim that cutting corporate taxes would somehow be good for [...]
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness Medicare turns 48 today, but not everyone in Washington is offering congratulations. Some politicians are trying [...]
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Which group is more deserving of taxpayer support -- low-income children in the Head Start program, or corporate executives with private jets?[...]
Thursday, July 25, 2013
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness A plan adopted last weekend by the G-20 group of industrialized nations would crack down on [...]
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Doctors work hard for their patients. Corporations work hard to award stock options to their top executives. Which effort would you like your tax dollars to support?[...]
Friday, July 19, 2013
By Frank Clemente, Campaign Manager, Americans for Tax Fairness It’s vacation season, so it’s perhaps fitting that a Maryland Congressman wants to offer America’s biggest [...]
Thursday, July 18, 2013
By Daniel Berger, Americans for Tax Fairness As you may have heard, McDonalds and Visa teamed up this week to put out a sample budget [...]
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Going jobless for over six months may seem rough, but apparently it’s Wall Street’s riskiest gamblers who really deserve our sympathy.[...]
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
The Government Accountability Office — an arm of Congress that audits and evaluates government activities — just released a new study of the tax rates [...]
Thursday, June 27, 2013
By Daniel Berger, Research Fellow, Americans for Tax Fairness This week, corporate giants Microsoft, Adobe Systems, Netflix and a host of others from the technology [...]
Monday, June 10, 2013
BREAKING: Groups ACCE, Jobs with Justice, and Americans for Tax Fairness project #taxdodger and #badapple onto Apple logo during WWDC party on Thursday night:   [...]
Thursday, May 30, 2013
A Congressional Budget Office study released Wednesday has confirmed that the nation’s tax code is not nearly progressive enough and that the structure of the [...]
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
12:20 pm – Subcommittee recessed.  More to come @4TaxFairness and online at AmericansForTaxFairness.org 12:07 pm – KEY EXCHANGE: –McCain: Do you have an unfair advantage [...]
Monday, May 20, 2013
APPLE IS A BAD APPLE WHEN IT COMES TO PAYING ITS TAXES The Apple Corporation wants lawmakers in Washington to once again grant a repatriation [...]
Monday, May 13, 2013
Late last week, Senator Max Baucus and Rep Dave Camp, the leaders of the two Congressional tax writing committees, launched taxreform.gov and began collecting comments [...]
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Check out the email that was sent to supporters today asking folks to share their stories of hardship from the sequestration and other drastic budget [...]
Friday, May 3, 2013
Conservatives and progressive agree that there is a need for a corporate tax overhaul. But they are divided when discussing the details of an overhaul. [...]
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
On Tax Day, ATF partners and friends held events in over two dozen states in order to highlight the massive corporate tax loopholes big corporations [...]
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Wow – what a response we’ve gotten over the past 7 days to our Corporate Tax Dodger Trading Cards! And we want to thank everyone [...]
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Yesterday, ATF launched the Corporate Tax Dodger Baseball League, our roundup of some of the biggest corporate tax dodgers. Each day, we’ll release a new [...]
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Our friends at Citizen for Tax Justice have come out with a new report that explains how the fiscal cliff deal did not raise enough [...]
Friday, March 29, 2013
Several states are considering making tax changes that will increase inequality and lead to an unfair state tax code. In Louisiana, for example, Governor Bobby [...]
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Though members of both parties have publicly called for tax reform, major obstacles to true reform remain. Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the Senate Banking [...]
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
If you’ve been following the tax fight, you already know that corporations pay an effective tax rate that is far lower than the statutory 35% [...]
Monday, March 25, 2013
Early Saturday morning, the Senate passed the Murray Budget with a 50-49 vote. The budget raises almost $1 trillion in revenue and calls for higher [...]
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Check out (and share!) this infographic we made in cooperation with out friends at Citizens for Tax Justice that shows that Americans support raising revenue [...]
Friday, March 15, 2013
Today, we made a thank you card to Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray for crafting a budget that raises nearly $1 trillion in new [...]
Thursday, March 14, 2013
We’ve already explained why the Ryan Budget would represent a major burden to everyday Americans while providing tax relief to the richest 2% and top [...]
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
This week, House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan released his budget plan for fiscal year 2014. As expected, the Ryan plan again cuts programs Americans [...]
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Yesterday, Citizens for Tax Justice released a brand new report that detailed how 92 major corporations hid their profits (some of which were earned in [...]
Friday, March 8, 2013
Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) is retiring when his term ends in 2014. His retirement is a huge loss for the tax fairness battle, as Senator [...]
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
This week, ATF State Partners organized rapid response events to highlight the need to raise revenues from corporations and the wealthy in order to replace [...]
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Last Thursday, Senators Tom Harkin and Sheldon Whitehouse, along with Representative Peter DeFazio, introduced a bill that would levy a tax of 0.03% on financial [...]
Monday, March 4, 2013
Check out this set of infographics made in a collaboration between ATF and several partners. The set of graphics puts the choices made during the [...]
Friday, March 1, 2013
This morning, just a few hours before sequester cuts are scheduled to take effect, President Obama held a news conference where he talked about the [...]
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Today, the Senate voted down a balanced approach to avoiding the sequester. In order to avoid a small tax increase of the wealthiest Americans and [...]
Thursday, February 28, 2013
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi issued a statement after  the Senate failed to pass a progressive sequester replacement bill that included revenue: Congressional Republicans have [...]
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
by Tatenda Musapatike In 3 days if Congress fails to act devastating across the board cuts, known as “sequestration,” will go into effect.  750,000 jobs [...]
Monday, February 25, 2013
Over the weekend, the White House released fact sheets on the effects the sequester would have on services such as education, public health and law [...]
Monday, February 25, 2013
Americans for Tax Fairness and our allies participated in a National Day of Action that took place on February 20th, 2013.  There were over 100 [...]
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Tomorrow, coalition partners of Americans for Tax Fairness will come together for a day action spanning 23 states and over 100 individual events. Our partners [...]
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
This morning, the President called out conservatives for asking “nothing of the wealthiest Americans or biggest corporations” and then cutting police departments, education programs and [...]
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
by Tatenda Musapatike On a clear, sunny day, and Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, members of AFSCME, AFGE, and the AFL-CIO gathered across from the Capitol with [...]
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Last week, the White House released a fact sheet detailing how the sequester cuts would impact the economy, jobs, and middle-class families. Here are some [...]
Monday, February 11, 2013
There’s at least one thing that both parties seem to agree on- neither party wants the sequester to take effect as scheduled: Lawmakers from both [...]
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A Center for American Progress report spells out $1 trillion in revenue that can be raised from closing loopholes in the tax code: All told, [...]
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Today, our friends at National People’s Action, Public Campaign, several labor unions and others did a rapid response event outside of a Fix the Debt [...]
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Today, President Obama called on Congress to delay the mandatory spending cuts that make up the sequester in favor of a more balanced approach that [...]
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Senator Carl Levin is leading the charge to close corporate tax loopholes: Senator Carl Levin’s push to close tax loopholes will target corporate deductions for [...]
Monday, February 4, 2013
In an interview aired before the Super Bowl, President Barack Obama reiterated a call for more revenue during the upcoming fiscal discussions: Having just raised [...]
Friday, February 1, 2013
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is out with a new report detailing how states are on track to loose $600 million in revenue [...]
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The Center on Budget and Policy priorities has released a new report on the impacts of changing our corporate tax code to a territorial system. [...]
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
There’s just one more day to join more than 5,000 others and sign up for our Thunderclap. It’s time to tell Congress that instead of [...]
Monday, January 28, 2013
Bad news- Paul Ryan and other conservatives say that they are willing to let the cuts from the sequester take effect: “I think the sequester [...]
Friday, January 25, 2013
Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray has written a memo showing that further deficit reduction is only possible with more revenue: Revenue Must be Included [...]
Friday, January 25, 2013
Even though corporate foreign profits have skyrocketed over the past three decades, the effective corporate tax rate has shrunken: “an increasing share of profits is [...]
Friday, January 25, 2013
1270 people have already signed on to join our Thunderclap. Congress needs to know that we want jobs instead of cuts to our vital program [...]
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
PROTECT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES NOT TAX BREAKS FOR MILLIONAIRES Many elected officials inWashingtonare consumed with getting a major plan approved to reduce the federal deficit. [...]
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Check out the newest infographic from Americans for Tax Fairness, and write your Senator and let them know that you demand that they strengthen the [...]
Friday, December 7, 2012
by Tatenda Musapatike Jewish groups have begun to speak out on the issue of tax fairness and support ending the Bush tax cuts for the [...]
Friday, December 7, 2012
We’re going to start a new feature on the blog, a weekly round up of what other blogs are saying about tax fairness and related [...]
Thursday, December 6, 2012
by Tatenda Musapatike As negotiations continue over the expiration of the Bush tax cuts, more and more CEOs and wealthy Americans are making one thing [...]
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
This email just went out to activists on the Americans for Tax Fairness email list, urging them to call their Members of Congress as part [...]
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
By Tatenda Musapatike Several groups have a stake in the tax debate occurring in Washington, and small business is no exception.  The White House is [...]
Monday, December 3, 2012
By Tatenda Musapatike Frank Clemente just sent out an email to Americans for Tax Fairness members stressing the importance of getting an up or down [...]
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
By Bill Gordon They say that sometimes you’re the dog, and sometimes you’re the hydrant, and well, Grover Norquist has just been having one of [...]
Friday, November 16, 2012
There is a push in Washington to reduce the federal deficit by $4 trillion over the next 10 years, primarily by cutting government spending. But [...]
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Yesterday, Americans for Tax Fairness issued a press release in strong support of President Obama’s goal of raising 1.6 trillion dollars in additional revenues.  President Obama’s [...]
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
By Jessica Chau Here’s a good piece from the CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce arguing against the rhetoric that letting the Bush [...]
Friday, October 26, 2012
Yesterday, the group Fix The Debt sent an email out to their list with a pretty telling picture inside. It shows a bunch of Wall [...]
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
There is a push in Washington to reduce the federal deficit by $4 trillion over the next 10 years, primarily by cutting government spending. But [...]
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Nov. 13: Congress begins lame-duck session that might last until late-December Major issues being debated: Renewing the Bush tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans [...]
Monday, October 22, 2012
By Jessica Chau Today we have an oped published in the Sun Journal from a Maine resident arguing for the expiration of the Bush tax cuts for [...]
Friday, October 19, 2012
By Jessica Chau Lori Montgomery and Ezra Klein have stories in the Washington Post that say President Obama is prepared to play hard ball with [...]
Friday, October 19, 2012
The so-called “fiscal cliff” due to take effect in January includes a variety of expiring tax cuts, including the Bush tax cuts, and $110 billion [...]
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Small Businesses Aren’t Impacted by Expiration of High Income Bush Tax Cuts Mike Brey, owner of Hobby Works in Fairfax, Va., wants to set the [...]
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
By Jessica Chau We have lots of surveys and polls today.  The latest United Technologies/National Journal poll shows that voters are more likely to embrace [...]
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
By Jessica Chau Here’s a neat little tool from the White House to figure it out! In President Obama’s State of the Union Address last [...]
Monday, October 15, 2012
By Jessica Chau Here is an interesting article about supply-side economics from the Boston Globe, as well as a piece from Fortune  making the case [...]
Friday, October 12, 2012
By Jessica Chau Here’s a letter to the editor from a Maine small business owner urging Sens. Snowe and Collins to vote to end the [...]
Thursday, October 11, 2012
By Jessica Chau We’ve heard a lot about how sequestration would affect defense sector jobs.  Here’s a great piece on its affect on  education funding. [...]
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By Jessica Chau We have a very interesting development today on taxes as we hear from Senator Schumer, and there is a report that Congressional [...]
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
By Jessica Chau PolitiFact rates President Obama’s statement about tax breaks for companies that move jobs overseas; and NPR looks into Gov. Romney’s job plan. [...]
Friday, October 5, 2012
By Jessica Chau Today we have a good article advocating for both increases in revenue as well as entitlement cuts as a sensible way out [...]
Thursday, October 4, 2012
By Jessica Chau Today we have a letter to the editor about Congressman Rehberg of Montana that makes a lot of sense, and a piece [...]
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
By Jessica Chau Politico had a piece on some Senators reviving a “Gang of 8″ to start putting together a deal to resolve the fiscal [...]
Monday, October 1, 2012
By Jessica Chau The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial Board has a piece on how tax cuts do little to promote economic growth, citing the Congressional [...]
Thursday, September 27, 2012
By Jessica Chau Two Maine small business people had a killer op-ed published in yesterday’s Bangor Daily News explaining why raising taxes on the richest [...]
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
By Jessica Chau Today we bring you an article on how Romney’s tax plan would not deliver the economic growth he claims it would but [...]
Friday, September 21, 2012
By Jessica Chau Mostly news about the fiscal cliff today.  We feature some good graphical depictions of the looming tax increases and spending cuts to [...]
Thursday, September 20, 2012
By Jessica Chau Below are three highlights from today’s news clips about a new report by the Economic Policy Institute, concluding that extending the Bush [...]
Thursday, September 20, 2012
By Jessica Chau Today we feature some charts and graphs that show the make-up of the Americans who do not pay federal income taxes.  We [...]
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
By Jessica Chau Mitt Romney’s comments about the 47% of Americans who do not pay income taxes is getting a lot of attention in the [...]
Monday, September 17, 2012
By Jessica Chau Just in time for the year-end debate over whether to extend the Bush tax cuts for the richest 2 percent, a new [...]
Friday, September 14, 2012
By Jessica Chau In today’s news highlights, we bring you a piece that counters the belief that tax cuts and deregulation bring about economic growth, [...]
Thursday, September 13, 2012
By Jessica Chau In today’s news highlights, we hear from a small business owner who supports ending the Bush tax cuts for the richest 2%, [...]
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
By Jessica Chau In today’s news highlights, we feature a piece by Robert Reich and his thoughts on how to get the economy moving again, [...]
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
By Jessica Chau Here’s a very short piece that is worth highlighting. The Moving Middle The New York Times, Paul Krugman, 9/11/2012 Just a quick [...]
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
By Jessica Chau In today’s headlines, we bring you a letter from a mother concerned about possible cuts to education funding, an article about likely [...]
Monday, September 10, 2012
By Jessica Chau Today we have news articles about the meaning of tax fairness; an opinion piece about the Bush tax cuts; and an article [...]
Friday, September 7, 2012
Would you or someone you know be interested in joining our campaign? We’re seeking individuals who can work full-time to assist with the development and [...]
Friday, September 7, 2012
By Jessica Chau We bring you a couple of perspectives today including one from a small business owner in Oregon and one from a GOP [...]
Thursday, September 6, 2012
By Jessica Chau Today we feature Nobel-prize winning economist, Joseph Stiglitz, and a letter to the editor about the rich getting richer. Mitt Romney is [...]
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
By Jessica Chau We hear from a teacher today on the effects of possible budget cuts on her students, a call to Senators Collins and [...]
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
By Jessica Chau Today, we hear from someone who belongs to the wealthiest 2% in America, we’re reminded of what is driving our federal budget [...]
Thursday, August 30, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, we learn the true value of a millionaire’s tax break, why Romney’s tax plan just doesn’t add up, [...]
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, check out a clip from the Washington Post below. No, that’s not a four-layer cake, that’s the national [...]
Monday, August 27, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, being goosed gets a whole new meaning, we learn why not to cry for the richest 2 percent [...]
Thursday, August 23, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, one small business owner defends ending the Bush tax cuts for the richest 2 percent, wealthy CEOs save [...]
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, some Republicans are thinking twice about committing to the pledge against taxes.   Virginia Republicans Reconsider Norquist Pledge [...]
Saturday, August 11, 2012
NBC News is reporting that Paul Ryan is Mitt Romney’s pick for Vice President. All we can say is wow – if you like social security [...]
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, Romney Hood strikes from the poor and gives to the rich, we talk about the budding, and long [...]
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, the New York Times explains how extending the Bush tax cuts is bad for business, Nevadans call the [...]
Monday, August 6, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, labor groups come out with a national ad criticizing tax breaks for the wealthy, Senator Landrieu puts her [...]
Friday, August 3, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, the labor and community groups come together for fairer tax cuts, the AFL-CIO says they have other priorities [...]
Thursday, August 2, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights,  Marketwatch reveals a Republican who dared to break his pledge to Norquist by voting against the Republican plan [...]
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
By Morgan Currier In today’s news highlights, the Washington Post reports on millionaires who are requesting a tax raise, the Star-Ledger calls out Republicans for suiting [...]
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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Monday, July 30, 2012
It’s Monday and time for the Tax Fairness news round up. Over the weekend the Courier-Journal gets historical, Mark Zandi gets it, and Obama slams [...]
Friday, July 20, 2012
Great infographic from Center for American Progress. Big hat tip to Citizens for Tax Justice and the Tax Policy Center for the data. Check out [...]
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Welcome back to our daily clip highlight reel – brought to you every day by the digital and communications staff from ATF.[...]
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
It’s becoming an unavoidable fact that Americans are sick and tired of an unfair tax system that rewards the richest 2%, while sticking the middle class with the tab.[...]
Monday, July 16, 2012
We want to introduce a new feature that we’re launching on AmericansForTaxFairness.org, and that is the daily news roundup.[...]
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Oneonta, NY Daily Star has joined leading editorial boards all across America calling for the passage of President Obama's plan to end the Bush tax cuts for...[...]
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Just two days after President Obama vowed to end the Bush tax cuts for the richest 2%, three major national newspapers already have endorsed his plan.[...]
Sunday, July 8, 2012
For decades, big corporations and the wealthiest Americans have used their lobbyists and campaign contributions to rig the tax system in their favor.  Here are just two examples.[...]
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Americans don’t begrudge financial success, we admire it. But when the rich get tax breaks they don’t need and the country can’t afford — hard-working, middle-class Americans have to...[...]