Federal Policy

If We Value Hard Work, Why Doesn't Our Tax Code?

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Congressional Budget Office, "The Distribution of Household Income and Federal Taxes, 2008 and 2009," Supplemental Table 7.
U.S. Census Bureau, “Regions by Median and Mean Income, All Races,” Historical Income Tables, Households, Table H-6. 
Tax Foundation, U.S. Federal Income Tax Rates History, 1862-2013, (Nominal and Inflation-Adjusted Brackets), October 2013
Internal Revenue Service, "The 400 Individual Income Tax Returns Reporting the Largest Adjusted Gross Incomes Each Year, 1992-2009."
Novack, Janet, Forbes.com, "Income of Top 400 Fell 25% in 2009, But They Took Record 16% of All Capital Gains," June 2012.
Congressional Budget Office,"The Distribution of Major Tax Expenditures in the Individual Income Tax System,"  Table 1 and Table 2, May 2013.
Schlesinger, Jill, CBS.com, "Student Loan Debt Nears $1 Trillion: Is it the New Subprime?" November 2012.
U.S. Department of Transportation, DOT Budget and Performance.
U.S. Departtment of Veteran Affairs, "VA 2013 Budget Fast Facts."
National Cancer Institute, Key Points, Cancer Research Funding.
Kessler, Glenn, washingtonpost.com, "'Obamacare': Twice as much as estimated?" March 2012.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, "How Health Reform's Medicaid Expansion Will Impact State Budgets" July 2012.

3 Principios para un Mejor Sistema de Impuestos

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En el nivel más básico, existen los impuestos para financiar el gobierno. Las decisiones acerca de cómo aumentar la cantidad de ingresos de los impuestos federales y de qué fuentes deberían subir son increíblemente importante. La influencia de la política fiscal federal tiene sus efectos a lo largo de toda la economía y afecta a la financiación en todos los niveles del gobierno.

3 Principles for a Better Tax System

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At the most basic level, taxes exist to fund the government. Decisions about how much revenue we should raise from federal taxes and from what sources we should raise it are incredibly important. The influence of federal tax policy ripples throughout the entire economy and affects funding at all levels of government.

Experience Raise the Roots!

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Raise the Roots keeps getting better, and 2013 was our biggest conference yet! Our partners gathered in Boston to learn different ways arts, culture and technology can shape and enhance their efforts to build grassroots power for sensible and necessary tax policy reforms in their states.

Gráfica Informativa: La Casa Nó Gana Siempre

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La vivienda, el comienzo del "Sueño Americano" es la forma más grande de la riqueza privada sostenida por familias a lo largo de los Estados Unidos. Esta Gráfica informativa dibuja la atención a la intersección de la vivienda tanto como un derecho humano reconocido globalmente asi como una comodidad en un mercado existente global controlado por los mas ricos.

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