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  • IRS
    Mirror, mirror on the wall: What's the fairest tax of all?
    Nary a day goes by without a public conversation about taxation, with conservatives arguing that it's oppressive and liberals complaining the wealthy don't pay enough. Putting aside that our country is perhaps more polarized than any time...
  • Truth
    I.R.S. must go
    The Internal Revenue Service has evolved into the Infernal Residue Disservice.The time is now for us to replace the current system of taxation with a simpler system without the capability of being used as a means to suppress an entire population...
  • Legal sale of recreational marijuana begins in Colorado
    Colorado’s marijuana tax revenue brings surprises, questions
    Taxes may be one of life’s two certainties, but tax revenues are another matter. When marijuana was legalized, one perk many Coloradoans looked forward to was increased tax revenue for schools and drug rehabilitation programs. Legislative...
  • True the Vote
    True the Vote files appeal in IRS targeting lawsuit
    Today December 18, 2014 True the Vote filed an appeal to their lawsuit previously dismissed.In November 2014 D.C. District Judge Reggie B Walton dismissed True the Votes’ lawsuit stating that targeting no longer was an issue at the I.R.S....
  • No IRS
    The weaponization of Government series: Taxation
    One of the most effective weapons in the government arsenal of tyranny and oppression is taxation. It is a weapon of mass destruction of freedoms and an endless supply of ammunition courtesy of us the tax payers. They have created the ultimate...
  • Sales Tax Moratorium
    Consumption tax and the myth of equity
    Everyone, as we said previously, complains about the Federal Income Tax, because we all think that it is in some way inequitable--mainly because every one of us believes he pays too much and that someone else is not paying enough. Thus it is easy...
  • Taxed Enough
    Basic taxation: Income tax
    Everyone complains about taxes. We all think that they are in some way inequitable--mainly because every one of us believes he pays too much and that someone else is not paying enough. Thus it is easy to get votes by claiming you have a way to fix...
  • Theft Evasion
    Why economic patriotism is nonsense
    As the 2014 midterm elections approach, Democratic candidates led on by President Barack Obama and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are adopting rhetoric against corporate inversions, which they define as “the ability of American companies...
  • Taming the wild beast: marijuana
    Taming the wild beast: marijuana
    During the past five years, the use of marijuana in the United States has increased significantly due to the changes in legislation, ease of access, as well as its increased medical use. Despite one’s viewpoint on the substance, most will...
  • Pennsylvania Fracking
    Taxing the drillers
    In Pennsylvania, gubernatorial candidate Rob McCord is talking about taxing natural gas drilling, technically "fracking". He says the state is missing the opportunity to capture millions of dollars being pulled out of the ground, and he...
  • Solar installation
    Taxing the sun
    Olkahoma is considering a bill that would tax solar power; "green" energy advocates are upset about this, saying that it is a move by the petroleum industry to crush competition. Yet is it?Renewable energy products get many incentives in...
  • Corporate taxes harm the potential of businesses
    Corporate taxes don't raise prices, but they do undermine economic growth
    While the economic effects of personal income taxes are contentious, the ramifications of those on corporations are clear and unassailable.For example, the Adam Smith Institute commissioned a review on the economic literature of corporate taxation...
  • Non Aggression Principle meme
    6 plans to make voluntary taxation work
    “Taxation is theft,” per Murray Rothbard, has surfaced as the quintessential fiscal libertarian rallying cry. The purist form of this premise submits that because taxation is involuntary and necessitates coercion, it violates the Non...
  • An attendee wears a '420' necklace at Hempfest on April 20, 2014, in Seattle, Washington. Seattle Hempfest is an annual event for the purpose of educating the public about the benefits of marijuana and advocating for its decriminalization.
    First signs of plan for marijuana taxation reported
    The legalization of marijuana for personal use in Colorado and Washington and moves by other states to legalize or liberalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes has prompted new research that intends to be health oriented. Beau Kilmer...
  • Amazon.com
    Charlotte Observer, Amazon sales tax, and fallacies
    On Jan. 21, the Charlotte Observer Editorial Board released an opinion piece in which they argue that online retailer Amazon's new policy of collecting North Carolina sales taxes on online purchases beginning in February is the right decision...