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Posted byon April 13, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
In 2011, the Obamas paid $162,074 in total tax and the Bidens paid $87,900 in total federal tax for 2011
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:26 PM EDT
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 March 30, 2012 at 3:20 PM EDT
State treasurers gather at the White House to discuss the economic recovery.
Posted byon March 28, 2012 at 5:44 PM EDT
The United States has been subsidizing the oil industry for a century. In fact, some of the oldest tax breaks for the oil companies date back to 1913 – a time when there were only 48 states in the Union and Ford was still producing the Model T.
Posted byon March 27, 2012 at 3:17 PM EDT
Industry leaders say the President's directove for Federal agencies to expedite permitting and review decisions for key infrastructure projects is a critical step in improving our nation’s infrastructure and maintaining our competitive edge.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 3:20 PM EDT
A new interactive online tool from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau serves up easy to understand answers to more than 350 financial questions, primarily focused on credit cards and mortgages
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 1:30 PM EDT
Jeff Zients, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, will be answering your questions about the President’s balanced approach during a session of White House Office Hours on Twitter.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 1:17 PM EDT
On Tuesday, House Republicans released their budget resolution for FY 2013. While many of the proposals require more analysis, one thing is absolutely clear: this budget does not ask all Americans to do their share to get our fiscal house in order and create an economy that is built to last.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 11:11 AM EDT
Cass Sunstein announces new steps the Administration is taking to improve our regulatory system and eliminate unjustified costs.
Posted byon February 13, 2012 at 3:34 PM EDT
Jeff Zients provides an overview of the President's FY 2013 Budget.