As the Presidential Season heats up, major tax reform is on every candidate’s mind – and agenda. NTLC will provide an analysis of these proposals and offer additional ideas for limiting taxes.
By Lewis Uhler and Peter Ferrara
Since he first appeared on the national stage, Barack Obama has been claiming that the “rich” don’t pay their “fair share” of taxes. But to the contrary, the “rich” pay far more than their “fair share,” which official IRS and CBO data have shown for years, reconfirmed in new, recent reports.
The latest CBO report shows that the top 20% of income earners pay 70% of all federal…
“The excesses and absurdities never seem to end with government,” said Lew Uhler, president of the California-based National Tax Limitation Committee. “Infuriation never ends with the way that they operate.”
The state purchased $540,000 worth of new Ford Fusion Hybrids and other cars for legislators over the last 18 months, prompting criticism from taxpayer activists who call the vehicles unnecessary political perks given at a time when many Californians continue to struggle financially.
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The National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC) was organized in 1975 to seek constitutional and other limits on taxes, spending and deficits at the federal, state and local levels of government, in keeping with the principles, policies and objectives of Ronald Reagan. Each Congress, NTLC analyzes the voting records of US Senators and Representatives, as it has done for the past 30 years. This report on the Congress covers the period from January 2013 through August…
As posted in the Washington Times July 9, 2014:
By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara
House Speaker John A. Boehner is confronted by a president who has become virtually lawless: He runs roughshod over existing laws and legislation by changing them or not enforcing them, in complete violation of the separation of powers under Article II, Section 3. Administrative agencies under his jurisdiction issue rules and edicts beyond the scope ever intended by Congress in its enabling legislation….