Rachel Maddow’s “historically unprecedented” release of the top two pages of the 2005 Trump taxes revealed that Trump paid $38 million in taxes that year. The event was a disaster not seen on TV since the last “Star Wars” rerun showing the Death Star blowing up Alderaan.
Always the policy bridesmaid, tax reform once again is taking a back seat as Congress debates ObamaCare repeal legislation.
Three weeks have come and gone in Republican-controlled Washington without action on tax reform — and some conservative voices are amping up the pressure on the White House and congressional leaders to deliver on a key campaign promise.
What would you think of an individual or a company that earned a pre-tax profit of $29.9 million in one year, paid nothing in taxes and still received a $3.5 million refund?
Three years after President Obama said wrongdoers involved in the IRS political persecution scandal should be held “fully accountable,” no one has been held accountable.
The brazen arrogance of the IRS and Obama administration continues unabated.
Last summer, I introduced seven bills that make up a comprehensive tax reform plan I call Jumpstart America. It will lower individual, corporate, payroll and capital gains taxes.
As the tax deadline approaches it’s once again time to consider how the federal government wastes our money.
Shouldn’t it be a wake up call when socialist Sweden and France have lower corporate taxes than we do?
Our hearing Tuesday is another step in our plan to bring our tax code into the 21st Century and protect American workers and their jobs.