[OP-ED]: Why tax reform will be a slog

 01/19/2017 - 08:18
Whatever the explanation, the many pass-through taxpayers loom over the impending tax reform debate. Interestingly, the Tax Foundation suggests that the pass-through treatment should remain because it doesn’t discriminate against labor income. It is “difficult to justify why income from pass-through businesses should be subject to lower tax rates than income from wages and salaries,” the report says.

Tax “reform,” starting with taxes on business, seems to be on everyone’s agenda, and it may be a place where the incoming Trump administration and its Democratic critics find common ground. But it’s still going to be a slog, and one reason is so-called “pass-through” businesses whose taxes are levied at personal income tax rates.

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Robert J. Samuelson

Pennsylvania taxpayers join the fight against breast cancer

 03/04/2015 - 12:12
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The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) will award the funds obtained from donations made by taxpayers during their tax payments. In all, over three million were raised in their Refunds for Research campaign –an initiative enabling citizens of Pennsylvania to directly donate the money from tax refunds to this cause.