The Alternative Minimum Tax (“AMT”) presents hardships to the practitioner as well as the taxpayer who prepares his own return by, as its name implies, imposing a second tax calculation mechanism on taxpayers. It serves virtually no useful purpose, other than the raising of an … [Read more...] about AMT: Is it Necessary?
Archives for October 2011
Tom Palmer, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, penned the following piece over at Policymic. Tom rightly gets to the heart of the matter in his summation at the end of the essay. "Government debts and printing-press money will harm future generations. It’s unfair. It’s … [Read more...] about TEA or OWS?
"...the current vice president...talks like the sort of guy who sits right next to you on the bus even though there are plenty of empty seats — just so he can explain how squirrels aren’t mammals." Indeed, in many respects, he’s as close as American politics gets to a wacky … [Read more...] about Goldberg on Biden
I've seen very few fact checks pertaining to Obama's record and/or speeches. USA Today did a nice little round-up of some recent claims by Obama regarding the jobs bill, taxes, etc. I've reproduced it below in it's entirety because it was simple and straightforward. AP fact … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Obama, taxes, and legislation
It seems like the administration and media these days are spending a lot of their energy complaining about the growing disparity between the haves- and have-nots. Many explanations are bandied about in an attempt to show that “devious policies” are causing the wide gulf between … [Read more...] about Investing in the Future