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.
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.
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.