Three New Tax Breaks Will Cost PA Schools and Services

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 7:15 pm

After making deep cuts to schools, early childhood education, and health and human services, Pennsylvania lawmakers are now considering new tax breaks that will largely benefit a small number of higher-income earners.

 

State Tax Cuts Take a Bite Out of Pennsylvania’s Budget Pie

By: Wednesday March 13, 2013 12:30 pm

Advocates delivered half a pie to every Pennsylvania legislator Tuesday. Why half a pie?

To remind them that a decade of large tax cuts for businesses has left schools, health care services, and local communities with a smaller share of the state budget pie.

Tax Day Reminder: Richest Americans Probably Pay at a Lower Rate than You Do

By: Friday April 15, 2011 3:23 pm

Thanks to many loopholes in our tax code–the carried interest loophole being the most important–the richest people in American are likely paying a lower tax rate than you are.

Let’s Go Racing for Loopholes – Motorsports Tax Scam Wins a Grafty

By: Friday January 28, 2011 2:28 pm

Maybe NASCAR lowered it’s ticket prices to thank fans for the tax loophole for Motorsports Entertainment Complexes.

Reasonable Peterson Reasonably Suggests Reasons to Balance Budget on Backs of Working Class While Preserving Reasonable Tax Breaks for Reasonably Affluent

By: Monday August 2, 2010 1:25 pm

I notice that the Daily Beast decided to do a long PR ad for an interview with Peter Peterson, which tried to make clear just how reasonable the man is. Many of his cheerleaders quickly hailed it as persuasive proof. But the problem is that on the issue of the deficit, Peterson is a self-serving hypocrite.

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