Alaska voters go to the polls tomorrow to decide Measure 1, which would change taxation of oil production. A yes vote repeals the More Alaska Production Act (MAPA) tax system championed by Gov. Sean Parnell (R) and...
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Putting a Face on America's Tax Returns: Chart 4
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- The average taxpayer’s...
In his book, Capital in the 21st Century, Thomas Piketty portrays the rich as heirs with privileged access to high rates of return, stating “it is almost inevitable that inherited wealth will dominate wealth...
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