taxpayers

  1. Granite

    IRS snafu leaves taxpayers, refunds in limbo for months

    If any of you happen to be caught up in this SNAFU, you have my sympathy and this should be a lesson to you about the ability of our federal government to screw up a good thing. It's also a good lesson on why the government should be scaled back drastically. BTW, at the end of the article is...
  2. jackalope

    Mississippi River Flood Highlights Bailout Costs for Taxpayers

    What about this? It does seem crazy that we are offering cheap insurance to protect known high-risk areas. Since we pick up the tab, as a nation, I think more stringent federal guidelines for building in flood zones is a really good idea.
  3. michaelr

    Fannie Mae seeks $8.5 billion from taxpayers

    Fannie Mae seeks $8.5 billion from taxpayers Hey why not we're all going broke anyway.
  4. G

    Taxpayers the IRS Is Targeting This Year

    Taxpayers the IRS Is Targeting This Year Out of the millions of tax returns that are filed with the IRS each year, a certain percentage are inevitably flagged and chosen to be audited. In some cases, this is because the taxpayer filing the return is already being investigated for tax fraud or...
  5. S

    The Wisconsin Lie Exposed – Taxpayers Actually Contribute Nothing To Public Employee

    From an article written in Forbes by Rick Unger based on piece by David Cay Johnston's brilliant piece from tax.com: "Gov. Scott Walker says he wants state workers covered by collective bargaining agreements to 'contribute more' to their pension and health insurance plans. Accepting Gov...
  6. S

    Income tax's dedutions per taxpayers and dependents

    The income tax considerations per person were originally enacted to provide some tax relief for lower income earners; we can’t get blood from stones. Unfortunately the consideration is a per capita amount of deduction from taxable income rather than a credit applied to the income tax itself...
  7. S

    Income tax's dedutions per taxpayers and dependents

    The income tax considerations per person were originally enacted to provide some tax relief for lower income earners; we can’t get blood from stones. Unfortunately the consideration is a per capita amount of deduction from taxable income rather than a credit applied to the income tax itself...
  8. michaelr

    Why Are Taxpayers Subsidizing Facebook, and the Next Bubble?

    Why Are Taxpayers Subsidizing Facebook, and the Next Bubble? People are going to learn what a Virtual Prison Debt Gulag is all about...Facebook has really nifty games, and you can pay to be number one by buying trinkets, virtual trinkets to boot, and people are so smart, they want to be #1...
  9. Granite

    50 million taxpayers must delay filing - IRS

    So...if you itemize and you expected a quick refund check...well, it ain't gonna happen. If this screws up your plans, you have the Democrats to blame. On the other hand, if you don't itemize...or you don't want your refund check soon, then this is no big deal.
  10. C

    Obama sets record as most traveled president, costing taxpayers about $200k/hour

    HEADLINE: Obama sets record as most traveled president, costing taxpayers about $200k/hour OVERVIEW: Barack Obama sets a new record as the most traveled president in US history since Eisenhower at this point in his first term, costing US taxpayers nearly $200,000 for each hour he flies on...
  11. C

    Obama sets record as most traveled president, costing taxpayers about $200k/hour

    HEADLINE: Obama sets record as most traveled president, costing taxpayers about $200k/hour OVERVIEW: Barack Obama sets a new record as the most traveled president in US history since Eisenhower at this point in his first term, costing US taxpayers nearly $200,000 for each hour he flies on...
  12. michaelr

    Buffett to taxpayers: Get over your anger

    Buffett to taxpayers: Get over your anger michaelr to Buffet: Kiss my ass, not my whole ass just my asshole! Read the policies, they are quite opposite of what is required to mend anything. You can't brag about zero rates, for Christ sake the banks borrow at 0% and charge you....how that...
  13. T

    Burden of Illegal Immigration on US Taxpayers.

    This should help lay to rest the "pro amnesty" crowd. full report: http://www.fairus.org/site/DocServer/USCostStudy_2010.pdf?docID=4921 Key Findings Illegal immigration costs U.S. taxpayers about $113 billion a year at the federal, state and local level. The bulk of the costs — some...
  14. michaelr

    Is the IMF about Ready to Muscle U.S. Taxpayers?

    Is the IMF about Ready to Muscle U.S. Taxpayers? Get ready for "austerity", a cool word for paying taxes to the banks and get shit on in return. You people still want to believe conflating with the third world is not the goal, then do so at your own peril, soon there will be no argument.
  15. C

    Prop 16- CA Taxpayers Right to Vote Act

    Vote YES on prop 16- "The Taxpayers Right to Vote Act". Protect your right to have a say in governemnt spending and put an end to wasteful spending of taxpayer money! California taxpayers have had to deal with record high unemployment rates, a rising state debt, and cuts in social programs...
  16. michaelr

    Congress, Ariz. school district sues taxpayers to stop questions

    Congress, Ariz. school district sues taxpayers to stop questions In a dictatorship, you may not question the "authorities". In Seattle, the gov had a set back, they wanted to impose a "rude law" in council meetings. Well the people got rude, and it, thankfully, got shot down.
  17. michaelr

    Taxpayers to help with the rent at Goldman’s new office tower

    Taxpayers to help with the rent at Goldman’s new office tower Why not, hell they are part of the government after all. Meanwhile, you must be happy with 75% less, life's grand!
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    CIT loss won't be last for taxpayers

    NEW YORK (Fortune) -- CIT Group is the first big bailout loss for taxpayers, but it won't be the last. CIT (CIT, Fortune 500) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday. The New York-based small business lender said all its common and preferred shares will be canceled, which will wipe...
  19. F

    Geithner "Burned Billions," Shafted Taxpayers on CIT Loan

    Obama at work, it's easy to spend our money and to make matters worse he negotiated the worst deal in history with CIT. We just lost 2.3 billion...
  20. michaelr

    Obama to Let Taxpayers Convert Tax Refunds Into IOUs

    Obama to Let Taxpayers Convert Tax Refunds Into IOUs Man, well if they can't sell treasury bonds to willing countries, they might as well sell them to you.... Mayhap this belongs in humor. Make sure to listen to him drone on and read the links...