Tax Reform


Bloomberg Calls for Bold Action on Budget, End to Bush-Era Tax Cuts

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg called on the Congressional deficit-fighting "supercommittes" to take bold action on balancing the budget — claiming business leaders won't invest or rehire until they are reassured Washington is handling the deficit.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Deductions and Loopholes

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Tax revenue has become central to the deficit debate in Washington right now. Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston, Reuters columnist, and author of the forthcoming book The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" and Other Tricks to Rob You Blind, explains those tax deductions and so-called loopholes that are up for debate and takes your calls on which ones you think make sense and which ones don't.

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The Takeaway

Inside the President's Tax Filing

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Yesterday was the deadline to file taxes in the U.S. and in what has become a tradition, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden released their tax returns to the public. The Takeaway's Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich  shares his findings.