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Posted byon April 12, 2012 at 9:31 AM EST
Jason Furman, Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, joins a Hangout on Google+ with Americans across the country to discuss the Buffett Rule.
Posted byon April 11, 2012 at 8:22 AM EST
Brian Deese, the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, explains the Buffett Rule in a new White House White Board.
Posted byon April 10, 2012 at 6:48 PM EST
The President believes we should build an economy where everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules. That’s why he proposed the Buffett Rule, which will make sure people making more than $1 million pay at least the same percentage of their income as middle-class families do.
Posted byon April 10, 2012 at 1:00 PM EST
The average tax rate paid by the very highest-income Americans has fallen to nearly the lowest rate in over 50 years, and many pay a lower tax rate than millions of middle-class families. President Obama has proposed the Buffett Rule, which would make sure that no household making more than $1 million pays a smaller share of their income in taxes that middle-class families pay
Posted byon April 10, 2012 at 11:00 AM EST
A new report from the White House highlights the need for Congress to take action and pass the Buffett Rule. Here are some of the highlights.
Posted byon April 9, 2012 at 4:00 PM EST
Brian Deese, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council answers your questions on the Buffett Rule during a session of Office Hours on Twitter.
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 9:48 AM EST
President Obama drops by a meeting at the White House to speak with journalists and editors from a range of personal finance and financial news sites.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 2:47 PM EST
In 2009, 1,470 people who made more than $1 million paid $0 in federal income tax.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:26 AM EST
There’s a new addition to this year’s Federal Taxpayer Receipt: Now Americans can not only see how their tax dollars are being spent, they can see just how people making over a million dollars a year effectively paid $0 in taxes last year
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 8:14 AM EST
Enter a few pieces of information about your taxes, and the federal taxpayer receipt will give you a breakdown of how your tax dollars are spent on priorities like education, veterans benefits, or health care.