taxes

Americans paid more income tax in 2014 than ever before. Here’s where it went.

In six graphs.

Yes, the top 1 percent paid 24 percent of all taxes in 2011. But let’s put that in context.

Looking at new CBO numbers.

America’s love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with taxes, in 7 charts

Americans have a lot of feelings about taxes. Most of them negative.

Ending the income tax? Scott Walker’s thinking about it.

Walker said earlier this week that his administration will consider ending the personal income tax as part of a major review of the state’s tax structure.

The IRS’s big admission: What it means

The explosive nature of the admission is evident -- conservative media will be all over this -- but the political implications of the budding scandal are a little harder to suss out this early.

Mitt Romney was right (on taxes)

People think you should try to pay the lowest tax rate possible. Unless you are a politician, that is.

  • Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan
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  • Apr 15, 2013

Who likes taxes? Democrats, and no one else.

A majority of Democrats think the federal tax system is a good thing. Republicans and Independents vehemently disagree.

  • Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan
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  • Apr 10, 2013

GOP Sen. Corker opens the door to new tax revenue

"I think Republicans, if they saw true entitlement reform, would be glad to look at tax reform that generates additional revenues," Corker said in an interview.

Why the debate over tax revenue isn’t over

The debate over increasing tax revenue has persisted in the weeks following the deal to avert the "fiscal cliff." That's good and bad news for both Republicans and Democrats.

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