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How The Gambling Industry Is Helping Pay The Bills In 13 US States

[credit provider=”flickr / Images Money” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5857823720/”] Casinos had a rough couple of years following the latest U.S. recession, but the numbers are turning up.According to a new report from the American Gaming Association titled “State of the States: The 2012 AGA Survey of Casino Entertainment,” casinos in the U.S. brought in […]
How The Gambling Industry Is Helping Pay The Bills In 13 US States
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Ari Fleischer Says The Wealthy Pay Too Much In Taxes

Ari Fleischer, the White House Press Secretary for U.S. President George W. Bush, has been trying to make the case on Twitter that the wealthy are taking on more of the tax burden than ever. Here’s a sample of his tweets:@AriFleischer The share of total federal tax paid by bottom 60% […]
Ari Fleischer Says The Wealthy Pay Too Much In Taxes
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8 Consumer-Friendly Tax Breaks That Will Expire If Congress Doesn’t Act By Dec. 31

[credit provider=”pixle via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pixle/1102673463/”] It’s that time of the year again – and we’re not talking about spiked eggnog and holiday lights. Congress has until the stroke of midnight on Dec. 31 to decide whether to extend dozens of tax breaks that are currently keeping millions of dollars in consumers’ […]
8 Consumer-Friendly Tax Breaks That Will Expire If Congress Doesn’t Act By Dec. 31
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Here’s Why The Automatic Payroll Tax Needs An Overhaul

[credit provider=”ChuckHolton via Flikr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/rangerholton/”] Only 18 per cent of prospective voters think the government is heading in the right direction, according to a recent Rasmussen poll.But unlike customers who stop shopping at stores they don’t support, taxpayers can’t express the same displeasure with the government by not paying their taxes, writes […]
Here’s Why The Automatic Payroll Tax Needs An Overhaul
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Senate Showdown Over The Super Committee, Taxes Still The Problem

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File”] Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his Republican counterpart, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, traded barbs on the Senate floor today as negotiations around the Super Committee reach a frantic pace.With just days to reach a deal cutting $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit in […]
Senate Showdown Over The Super Committee, Taxes Still The Problem