8 Tax Evaders Who Should’ve Known Better
The lineup of tax dodgers includes a vice president, a U.S. treasurer and a federal judge.
Rangel Convicted of Ethics Violations
Democratic Representative Charles Rangel, Congress's former chief tax writer, was convicted by a congressional panel on Tuesday.
Healthcare Reform Steamroller Advances
As Congress continues to forge ahead with healthcare reform, House Democrats as well as the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee (HELP) introduced in...
Editor's Choice: Week of July 13, 2009
What's happening this week.
Two AMT Patches Introduced; House Panel Approves Rangel Version
The House Ways and Means Committee was set to consider legislation on June 18 introduced the previous day by Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY) that would protect middle-class families from the alternative minimum tax (AMT) this year. The bill, the Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008 (H.R. 6275), would ensure...
Deadline Looms for AMT Fix
With a deadline to fix the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) by year-end fast approaching, Congress is in a mad dash to find alternative sources of...
Covering College Costs
On July 18, by a vote of 273-149, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation for an $18 billion college aid package, which its sponsors say will help millions of students and their families pay for college at no added cost to taxpayers. Those sponsors claim that the legislation will...
New Kids in Town
Some in the business world shook their heads last January when House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) was offered a fundraiser by a...
Who's Who in the 110th
With the democrats in control of Congress comes new committee assignments. For instance, the Senate Finance Committee is now headed by Max Baucus. The Montana...