She The People: tax

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 12/15/2012

One good reason to love Starbucks

Today's retirees receive more from Social Security than they paid in, but that won't be true for future retirees.

By Joann Weiner  |  11:23 AM ET, 12/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benefit, Social Security, social security; fiscal cliff, tax

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Larry Summers: It's time to tax carbon and treats

It's hard to believe that raising the top tax rate to 39.6 percent where it was under President Clinton will do grievous damage to the economy.

By Joann Weiner  |  08:09 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  carbon tax, fat tax, fiscal cliff, Lawrence Summers, Obama, tax incrase, tax policy, Twinkies

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 11/06/2012

With Romney or Obama, your taxes are going up

A Democratic and a Republican economist debate whose taxes will increase under a President Obama or a President Romney.

By Joann Weiner  |  08:40 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, fiscal cliff, Obama, Romney, tax policy

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 08/26/2012

Is tithing what Romney’s hiding in his tax returns?

A Nevada political blogger extrapolates from Romney’s 2010 tax return that the candidate may have shortchanged the Mormon church by $6 million.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  01:54 PM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LDS, Mormon, Romney, tax returns, tithes

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Did Ann Romney say ‘you people’ or ‘our people’?

“We’ve given all [?] people need to know and understand about our financial situation.” In other words, I still can’t tell.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  02:44 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abbey roiad, ann romney, tax returns, "you people" george romney

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Mitt Romney’s tax excuse #213: The widow did it, why can't I?

By Patricia Murphy  |  09:16 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Teresa Heinz Kerry, John Kerry, John McCain, Cindy McCain, Tax returns

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Cher and Grover Norquist in Twitter warfare

Cher often mixes politics into her tweets, and that doesn’t sit so well with Norquist.

By Suzi Parker  |  07:30 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cher, Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, Roseanne Barr, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Lady Gaga, Michelle Malkin, social media