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Elizabeth Warren’s New Bill Could Save Taxpayers Billions

By Erika Eichelberger Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced a bill with Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) that aims to make government settlements with corporations more transparent and fair. It could end up saving taxpayers billions of dollars. When banks … Continue reading

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Lauryn Hill gets 3 months for failing to pay taxes

By David Porter Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings. Hill, a 37-year-old South Orange resident, pleaded … Continue reading

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Lauryn Hill Sets The Record Straight About Record Deal & Confirms New Music

By Rachel Hislop Ladies and gentlemen, Ms. Hill has spoken her part. Following a day full of headlines that stated Lauryn Hill was escaping jail time by signing a $1 Million record deal with Sony Records, Lauryn Hill fought fire … Continue reading

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5 Ways Our Tax Code Benefits the Rich and Screws Everyone Else

By Travis Waldron Happy tax day! Today is Tax Day, the day on which federal and state taxes are due for all Americans. Republicans have, of course, spent the year since Tax Day 2012 arguing that tax rates are too … Continue reading

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Wesley Snipes Released From Federal Prison, Begins Home Confinement

Actor Wesley Snipes is slowly making his way back to “big business,” as his three-year sentence for failing to pay taxes comes to an end.TMZ reports that the 50-year-old actor and producer was released from McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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The Defining Issue: Who Should Get the Tax Cut — The Rich or Everyone Else?

The former Secretary of Labor succinctly provides a very logical and coherent argument why tax cuts for the richest two percent of Americans should end and be extended for the remaining 98 percent. The common folks of America. Robert Reich: … Continue reading

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