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  • On Tax Day, Rigell calls for tax reform

    Tax Day! And Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, is taking a moment for irony. As in the Internal Revenue Service’s statement that: “We try to create forms and instructions that can be easily understood.” Right. Rigell notes...
  • Renewal of federal tax breaks for homeowners facing bumpy road

    WASHINGTON — Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward recently, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer — and potentially bumpier — than previously...
  • Simplifying taxes is the fairest, fastest way to grow our economy

    NEW YORK The modern income tax was passed 100 years ago on a simple premise it would apply only to the top one-half of 1 percent of the population and it would be easy to fill out just one page. The income tax would raise revenue necessary to provide for...
  • House panel urges prosecution for ex-IRS official in Tea Party case

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee has asked the Justice Department to consider criminal prosecution for a former U.S. Internal Revenue Service official who played a key role in last year's Tea Party scandal at the IRS. By a...
  • House panel seeks Justice Department inquiry of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner

    WASHINGTON -- A House committee Wednesday took the rare step of recommending criminal prosecution of Lois Lerner over the alleged targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service, the latest bid by Republicans to keep the issue alive ahead...
  • Chairmen's term limits make Congress work better

    Two of the most skilled Republican members of the House of Representatives announced their retirement over the past 10 days. Their departure is unfortunate, but the hand-wringing over term limits for committee chairmen is misplaced. Ways and Means...
  • Tax Reform Key To Sparking Slow Economy

    The Sisyphean task of tax reform should be tried only by someone who will not flinch from igniting some highly flammable people — those who believe that whatever wrinkle in the tax code benefits them is an eternal entitlement. Tax reform's Senate...
  • Paul Ryan budget cuts deeply -- but will it balance as promised?

    WASHINGTON -- The austere Republican budget proposal from Rep. Paul D. Ryan would slash federal spending to pre-Eisenhower levels, but the "turbo cuts" on every aspect of government -- except the military -- are still not enough to reach his promise of...
  • Michigan's Rep. Camp won't run for re-election

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican who has in recent years chaired the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, will not seek re-election this year, adding to the growing number of Michigan members of Congress heading toward the exits....
  • Caterpillar said to be focus of Senate committee tax probe

    Caterpillar said to be focus of Senate committee tax probe
    A U.S. Senate investigative panel is examining Caterpillar Inc. and whether the company improperly avoided U.S. taxes by moving profits outside the country, said three people familiar with the inquiry. The Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on...
  • Tax reform proposal would cut many real estate deductions

    WASHINGTON — You may have seen reports about a major tax reform proposal floated recently by Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. But you probably didn't see the grisly list of long-standing home real...