Ordinary American taxpayers are subsidizing excessive CEO pay through a variety of channels. These five reforms could help end these subsidies.
Red-state voters want action to crack down on executive excess. Trump should oblige.
The Oregon city has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations with extreme gaps between their CEO and worker pay.
If Congress takes up tax reform in early 2017, the White House will push cuts that would benefit the wealthy, including the president-elect himself and his family members.
Voters in many states, including some red ones, approved proposals that will reduce our economic divide.
At a city council hearing, economic justice advocates helped build momentum behind a proposed surtax on extreme CEO-worker pay gaps.
The Portland City Council in Oregon is considering a landmark pay-ratio proposal that would place the first-ever surtax on companies with wide gaps between their CEO and worker pay.
Veteran tax reformer Bob McIntyre brings a historical perspective to the Trump tax-dodging scandal — and rates the best and worst American presidents on tax fairness.
If our leaders want to be taken seriously when they rant about runaway CEO pay, they need to embrace solutions that’ll have a real impact.
Trump’s running mate is part of a Clean Power Plan opposition network that tax-dodging utilities companies have helped fund.
Working families are turning their anger at Wall Street into action.
With Americans putting the finishing touches on their federal taxes, it’s a good time to look at the massive amount of taxes that highly profitable major U.S. corporations aren’t paying.
The two Democratic Party White House hopefuls agree on cutting back the after-tax incomes of America’s rich. They disagree significantly on how much.
Comparisons of income inequality among the world’s major high-income nations usually rank the United States as the most unequal. Why? One prime reason: The governments of other major developed nations do a great deal more to narrow the gap between their rich and everyone else.
In the United States today, thanks to glaring tax loopholes, even modestly competent tax attorneys can help their wealthy clients sidestep the federal estate tax almost entirely. If we don’t plug these loopholes soon, some observers feel, we may as well not even bother.
American companies have no monopoly on avoiding taxes. British companies are also paying less in tax while reporting record profits. And American companies operating in Britain — like Amazon, Google, and Starbucks — happen to be some of the UK’s biggest tax-avoiders of all.