Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
It’s election season, when the political ads and campaign claims will fly. National Priorities Project’s 2014 Voter’s Guides will help you pierce through campaign rhetoric and get to the bottom of how candidates approach critical federal budget issues.
August recess is the best opportunity to tell Congress your thoughts on Iraq, immigration, corporate taxes, unemployment benefits, and more.
What corporate tax inversions mean for U.S. taxpayers.
Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its 2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook, projecting that the nation’s fiscal future is stable for the next few years and then begins to worsen gradually with an increase in the federal debt.
As the flags wave, the fireworks fly, and AAA forecasts that 41 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home this Independence Day weekend, a transportation crisis is in the works. The Highway Trust Fund – the federal fund that’s used to repair our highways and bridges – is about to run out of money by the end of the summer.
The current tax extender debate signals a need for broader tax reform. Our new report shows why.
Last month we re-launched a major portion of our website, organizing our federal budget research content into eight issue areas. This week, we bring you key highlights on taxes and revenue.
Seemingly, corporations and the most wealthy have found a way to pay taxes on a regressive scale (the more you earn, the smaller percentage paid) within a progressive structure. But how?
The average American taxpayer paid $11,715 in income taxes in 2013. Here's 13 surprising charts that show how the federal government spent those tax dollars.