Investment managers top list of super PAC donors

By Rachael Marcus and Andrea Fuller

Hedge fund managers, other investors top donors by industry to super PACs.

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Israel Public Affairs Committee":

"… ish people.”He was also once one of the biggest backers of AIPAC — the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. But Adelson broke off relations with the group in 2007 when it supported …"

FACT CHECK: Social Security scare tactics

By FactCheck.Org

Both campaigns make misleading claims about potential changes to Social Security

Excerpts from this story referencing "Eugene Kiely":

"… t lists six times when Biden voted against repealing the 1993 tax hike.– Eugene Kiely  …"

FACT CHECK: Obama’s ‘Boss’ Baloney

By FactCheck.Org

The Obama campaign is up with a "badly misleading

Excerpts from this story referencing "U.S. Congress":

"… rnia and a former chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the U.S. Congress.But both have given to Democratic candidates in the past, though neither i …"

FACT CHECK: Truth about tax rate talking points

By FactCheck.Org

Despite common talking points, tax rates were actually at a 30-year low in 2008-2009 period.

Excerpts from this story referencing "president":

"… s own campaign promise to raise taxes on upper-income households, the new president was a tax cutter in 2009.The Top 1 PercentThe CBO figures show rates have …"

FACT CHECK: GPS's bogus tax attack against Obama

By FactCheck.Org

A new Crossroads GPS ad makes a completely unfounded claim on President Obama's tax plans.

FACT CHECK: Elizabeth Warren attacks GE's controversial tax practices

By FactCheck.Org

Massachusetts Senate candidate makes sweeping, inaccurate statement about corporate tax loopholes.

FACT CHECK: 'Fat Cats' ad not quite accurate on Buffett Rule

By FactCheck.Org

In advocating for Buffett Rule, MoveOn.org gives false impression of tax rates for the ultra-wealthy.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Eugene Kiely":

"… atively low tax rates. But you know us. We doggedly insist on accuracy.– Eugene Kiely …"

FACT CHECK: Warren Buffett's tax rate is an exception, not a rule

By FactCheck.Org

Most high-earning tax payers actually do pay a higher rate than the middle-class.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Vice President":

"… ene Kiely …"

DOD has a hand out on April 17

By Aaron Mehta

And where did you think your tax money was going?

Romney's small tax bill could be a big problem

By Corbin Hiar

The millionaire former venture capital partner pays an effective tax rate lower than a family earning less than $70,000

Tax gift to the rich

By John Aloysius Farrell

How one loophole helps some wealthy Americans pay less taxes

Excerpts from this story referencing "Congressional Research Service":

"… ing payroll taxes, is 17.4 percent.Federal taxes are “regressive,” the Congressional Research Service reported in an October study. “The average tax rate decreases as taxable …"

Senate committee finds most 'trapped' offshore income is already in U.S.

By John Aloysius Farrell

Senate committee finds most 'trapped' offshore income from Google, Microsoft already in U.S.

Bailed-out banks paid no income tax in some years, according to study

By John Dunbar and John Dunbar

New study shows bailed-out banks among those companies that paid no income tax at least one year

How an Obama fundraiser turned Oklahoma into a personal tax haven

By Bill Allison

How George Kaiser turned Oklahoma into his personal tax haven

Excerpts from this story referencing "Internal Revenue Service":

"… ist of the 400 wealthiest Americans, Kaiser reported taxable income to the Internal Revenue Service just once, totaling $11,699 — equivalent to a full-time hourly wage of $ …"

"… ime Kaiser caught the attention of government tax officials. In 1997, the Internal Revenue Service sent Kaiser and his companies bills for more than $72 million in back taxe …"

FACT CHECK: Ad on billionaire's statement misses the facts

By FactCheck.Org

Tax burden is actually more equal than liberal advocacy group portrays in video campaign

Excerpts from this story referencing "security guard":

"… ally shared.It shows actors playing an office worker, a man who could be a security guard or police officer, and the fictional working mother dressed in blue scrubs …"

FACT CHECK: Obamas' tax rate not lower than the average teacher's

By FactCheck.Org

From every angle, the Obamas' tax rate was substantially higher than that of a teacher or firefighter

GAO says at least 3,700 stimulus recipients are delinquent on taxes

By Laurel Adams

Stimulus recipients who got $24 billion owe $750 million in taxes

Medical device industry lobbies IRS, Congress to dodge health law tax

By Joe Eaton

Device makers lobbying to get out from under tax imposed by health care reform law

Excerpts from this story referencing "spokeswoman":

"… ged to hospitals and other consumers to make up for excise tax, an AdvaMed spokeswoman declined to answer. She instead referred to a comment by David Nexon, the …"

IRS not strict enough on fraudulent tax refunds to nonresident aliens

By Laurel Adams

The Internal Revenue Services needs to strengthen its review of tax refunds to nonresident aliens before they are sent out of the country, a

Stimulus tax credit may increase penalties

By Laurel Adams

The “Making Work Pay” tax credit, which increased take—home pay for workers, may result in 13.4 million people actually owing the government

More corporations pay less in taxes

By The Center for Public Integrity

Corporate tax payments accounted for 23 percent of all federal tax revenue in 1960. By 2007 that figure had dropped to just 14 percent

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bush administration":

"… anaged to recoup those funds). …"

Steve Forbes, cattle farmer

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 25, 2000 — Steve Forbes' signature line in his 2000 campaign is, "Steve Forbes: He wants you to win." But who's the

Bradley was driving force behind biggest tax giveaway

January 6, 2000 — Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley laid out his plans for tax reform on Jan. 4, attacking corporate tax shelte

Excerpts from this story referencing "Congress":

"… ax Reform Act of 1986, called “transition rules” by members of Congress – the identities of the beneficiaries were kept secret. So were the …"

"… .6 billion in giveaways. Other recipients of tailor-made tax breaks from Congress included Chrysler Corp. ($78 million), Campbell Soup Co. ($12 million), Ae …"