Tag: taxes

Base Budget on FACTS not myths.

Connecticut’s millionaire migration myth  Ellen Shemitz and Derek Thomas–Connecticut Voices for Children — in CT Mirror Viewpoints As the legislature toils to come to consensus on this year’s budget, we urge them to make decisions grounded in facts, research, and…

Invest — Don’t Cut Taxes – Says Nobel Prize Winner

Nobel Laureate Urges Caution On Tax Cutting In Connecticut By HARRIET JONES • WNPR Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller says Connecticut shouldn’t be cutting taxes in order to keep corporations in the state. Shiller, who is a professor of economics at…

Fair Share Taxation — What A Concept

OPINION | MOHAMAD ALI AND ALAN CLAYTON-MATTHEWS — Boston Globe Millionaire tax will put Massachusetts back on track SCOTT EISEN/GETTY IMAGES    —   Worn at a Tax Day protest in April in Cambridge. WE ALL WANT a future for…

Arrested For Protesting Inhumane Budget Proposals

Religious Leaders Arrested At State Capitol While Protesting Budget Cuts Rebecca Lurye — Hartford Courant — Six clergy and seminary members were arrested inside the Capitol on Monday while protesting the state’s planned budget cuts to health care, education and other…

Study – Wal-Mart Sucking Public Revenue Dry

OMG — It’s Gone Up to $7.8 Billion! Report by: Americans For Tax Fairness WALMART ON TAX DAY: How Taxpayers Subsidize America’s Biggest Employer and Richest Family: Introduction On tax day, when millions of American taxpayers and small businesses pay…

Cut EITC – Raise Income Inequality Raise Tax Unfairness

Connecticut’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): In a Low-Wage Economy, the EITC is More Important than Ever Derek Thomas, M.P.A and Ray Noonan – CT Voices for Children Every job should allow parents to provide food, shelter, and financial security…