US Taxes

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237 Years

237 years ago, some brave men on the east coast pledged their lives, fortunes and sacred honor to stand up for liberty and spit in the face of tyranny. They banded together and battled the world’s most formidable army, the brutal elements and the doubt of those who blindly held steadfast in their support of … Continue reading

Free Tax Aware App Now Available At The App Store

Do you know your #TaxFootprint ? How about your #TaxFreedomDay ? Tax Day is one week away. As you are completing your US Tax Returns, download our free app and see just how much your really paid in taxes last year. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tax-aware/id628890538?ls=1&mt=8

And Tax Hikes In The US Having Similar Effect To Greece

On the heels of our report about Tax Hikes in Greece¬†having the unintended consequences of REDUCING overall revenue, the New York Times is reporting similar consequences to the Payroll Tax Hikes here in the US. But, but, but if we raise taxes on the wealthy, won’t that solve all of our problems? Yeah right – … Continue reading

Imagine That – Tax Hikes Backfire On The Greeks

In what can only be described as Shock and Awe II, Greek politicrats were dumbfounded yesterday as reports came in showing that recent tax hikes did NOT raise expected state revenue. Instead, tax revenue in the economically bankrupt country fell by 16 percent in January. Our friends at ZeroHedge.com go on to state: tax revenues … Continue reading

Psst – Phil! Here’s How You Say It!!

FINALLY, someone comes out and fills the void created when Phil Mickelson opened the logistical door for the movement against higher taxes. John Karaffa, president of ProSport CPA, a Virginia-based firm that represents nearly 300 professional athletes, primarily in basketball and football is coming out and expounding on the comments that Phil so meekly shied … Continue reading

Arrgghh! Phil – WTF???

Some things really tick us off and Political Correctness in the face of logic and reasoning may very well top the list. Earlier this week, PGA Golfer Phil Mickelson expressed his rightful concern that higher taxes – federal and the state of California where he resides – will lead to some ‘drastic decisions’ in 2013. … Continue reading

Get Ready To Pay More At The Pump

And it has nothing to do with supply or demand. Rather, it’s Fedzilla’s exponentially increasing appetite and the prospects of a depleted ‘Highway Fund’. As per usual, there is no mention of Spending Control. Rather, our gluttonous bureaucrats want to raise your taxes – yet again. Read more at The Washington Examiner:¬†http://washingtonexaminer.com/new-pay-per-mile-scheme-would-boost-taxes-250-percent/article/2518504#.UPR6b6VuAqZ

Elections Have Consequences II

And the impact of 4 more years of higher taxes, union strong-arming, burdensome regulations and mandated universal health care continues: Denny’s to charge 5% ‘Obamacare surcharge’ and cut employee hours to deal with cost of legislation Texas Instruments cutting 1,700 jobs Hostess to layoff all 18,000 workers as Baker’s Union refuses 8% pay cut mandated … Continue reading

Elections Have Consequences

And a quickly mounting consequence of President Obama’s victory is businesses are starting to lay off workers in preparation of increased taxation – ObamaCare chief amongst them. Here are just a few: Employers Planning Massive Layoffs in Wake of Obama Re-election Utah Company Blames Obama for 102 Workers Laid Off Las Vegas Employer Fires 22 … Continue reading

Excellent Article From The Blaze On One Woman’s Tax Footprint

Kudos to Ms. Alice Scanlon of Dundalk, Maryland. A fiscally conservative woman after our own hearts, Ms. Scanlon has kept track of every single tax she’s paid this year. Income tax, sales tax, hidden tax, you name it. The more ‘We The People’ are aware of how much we pay in taxes, the more we … Continue reading