Amanda Alix - The Motley Fool
No doubt you've been hearing about corporate "inversion" lately, whereby a U.S. company merges with an overseas entity, then restructures its operations so that its new home base is in the foreign country – which, almost always, has a lower corporate tax rate.
Dylan Matthews - Vox
John Light - Bill Moyers & Company
An illustration of how billions of dollars in tax loopholes could be used to support other social needs like education, public safety, and infrastructure.
Margaret Talev and David Lerman - Bloomberg
After a surprise trip to Afghanistan yesterday to thank U.S. troops, President Barack Obama is nearing a decision on how and when to let them come home. The conflict has cost the U.S. more than $720 billion since 2001, according to the National Priorities Project, which studies federal spending.
Anthea Mitchell - Wall Street Cheat Sheet
Becky Sweger - Truthout
The federal tax code includes hundreds of tax breaks (called tax expenditures within the federal government) meant to encourage activities that lawmakers deem beneficial to society
Chad Cain - Daily Hampshire Gazette
After six years of leading Northampton-based National Priorities Project to international acclaim that included the nomination for a Nobel Peace Prize, Jo Comerford is stepping down as executive director this month.
Robin Claremont - Bill Moyers & Company
Millions of Americans file their federal income tax returns on April 15 each year with no idea what the government actually does with all that money.
Jonnelle Marte - Wall Street Journal MarketWatch
It’s April 15, which means that you’ve paid your tax bill– or you will very soon– and you might be wondering about what exactly the government is going to do with your hard-earned cash.
Jay Cassano - Fast Co.Exist
For the cost of the Tomahawk Cruise Missile program, we can hire 4,784 elementary school teachers for one year. Use this tool to find out where your tax dollars are going and how they might be better spent.