Government Bytes

Letters 

NTU supports H.R. 5252, the “Tax and Fee Collection Fairness Act of 2014.”

by Brandon Arnold / /

Blog Podcast 

No-Brainer Bills; Berin Szoka of Tech Freedom on Regulatory Takeover of Internet - Speaking of Taxpayers, Sept. 12

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Tech Freedom President Berin Szoka calls in to warn of the FCC's latest plan to enforce Title II regulations on the Internet. NTU's Nan Swift talks "No-Brainer" bills Congress has no excuse not to pass. Plus, the Outrage of the Week!
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Vote Alert 

"Yes" on H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act. This legislation would permit insurers to continue offering currently available group health insurance plans. Roll call votes on H.R. 3522 will be significa
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Blog Podcast 

Taxpayer Irvin Leroux on his Battle for Tax Justice - Speaking of Taxpayers, September 5

by Douglas Kellogg / /

We have a couple announcements, and are then joined by Irvin Leroux, a Canadian taxpayer who has been fighting arbitrary penalty judgments and working to get additional taxpayer protections acknowledged by the courts so that future taxpayers don't fac
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News Commentary 

10 Bi-Partisan “No-Brainer” Bills Congress Should Pass

by Nan Swift / /

The 113th Congress is about to return from summer recess, and if you believe the hype that this is a "do-nothing" Congress, perhaps you aren't expecting much. Whether that's a fair moniker or not, Congress could do much to dispel it by passing some of the
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Blog 

Latest Taxpayer's Tab: How Deep Might Deficits Go?

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Higher revenues and growth admidst mounting debt and deficits: those are the latest projections from the Congressional Budget Office's Economic Outlook report, and this week's edition of The Taxpayer's Tab dives a little deeper into the number
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Blog 

CBO Reports More Debt Ahead if Congress Stays the Course

by Nan Swift / /

Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a rather dismal long-term budget outlook that illustrates how "persistent deficits" will make our debt continue to climb over the decade ahead. The projections show that the debt will increase from
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News 

Linda Remeschatis, Owner of WisconsinMade - Speaking of Taxpayers, August 14

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Pete & Doug have a great discussion on the potential havoc of an Internet tax scheme like Marketplace Fairness Act with small business owner Linda Remeschatis of WisconsinMade. A final pair of interns stop by to lend insight into NTUF's work - plus, t
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Blog 

Big Government Tries Again to Tax Soda Like a Sin

by melodie bowler / /

Once again, soda taxes have reached the November ballot in two California cities, Berkeley and San Francisco. Berkeley's city leaders have chosen to place a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on the ballot; San Francisco's measure attempts to levy a 2-cents-per-ounce t
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Blog 

Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Presidential Library Donations

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Presidential libraries are expensive propositions, and while the federal government foots most of the costs associated with archiving and maintaining the various papers, photos, and memorabilia on display within them, private foundations finance most of t
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