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Tuesday Links: The IRS Controversy and Other Things

May 14, 2013

Senate Approves Expanding State Tax Authority on Internet Sales

May 7, 2013

Feldstein Proposal Increases Federal Revenues but the Devil’s in the Details

April 30, 2013

IRS Exceeding Powers By Demanding Excessive Gift Tax “Interest”: Marshall v. United States

April 29, 2013

Tax Foundation Legal Victory: California City Must Refund Illegally Collected Tax

April 26, 2013

Joseph Henchman on the ‘Marketplace Fairness Act’

April 24, 2013

Senate Voting This Week on Expanding State Authority to Collect Internet Sales Taxes

April 23, 2013

Is There Such Thing as a Free Lunch?

April 19, 2013

IRS Claims It Can Read People’s E-Mails Without Needing a Warrant

April 10, 2013

Today in History: Income Tax Ruled Unconstitutional in Pollock v. Farmers Loan Trust Co.

April 8, 2013

Protecting Consumers by Eliminating the Business Deduction for Advertising

April 1, 2013

New York’s Highest Court Upholds “Amazon Tax” Against Facial Challenge

March 28, 2013

How Is the Money Used? Federal and State Cases Distinguishing Taxes and Fees

March 27, 2013

New York Budget Includes Tax Subsidy to “The Tonight Show”

March 22, 2013

Internet Sales Tax Collections Falling Far Short of Experts’ Estimates

March 18, 2013

Marketplace Fairness Act Introduced: Expands State Internet Sales Tax Authority with Some Simplifications

February 28, 2013

California Board Takes Back Tax Benefit, Demands Retroactive Payments and Interest

February 13, 2013

CBO Overly Optimistic about Economic Growth and the Federal Debt

February 12, 2013

A Stormwater “Fee” on Landlords is Actually a Tax: Banks v. City of Ocean Shores

January 15, 2013

Income Tax Code No Longer Favors Parking over Transit… For Now

January 7, 2013