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by Guest Post | on May 18, 2018

Repeal of Trump's Tax on Union Dues Stalls in Senate

A bill to repeal a new tax on union dues and unreimbursed job expenses has stalled in the Senate, a significant financial blow to many working families and union members. The bill, sponsored by...

by Michael Gendron | on Nov 27, 2017

Tax Proposals Put a Bull's-eye on NY

Below is a Letter to the Editor that CWA 1108's Executive Vice President Michael Gendron submitted to Newsday. It was published in the November 27th edition.

by Brian Young | on Nov 27, 2017

AFL-CIO Pressures Nike to Pay Their Taxes

For years, many on the left have been alleging that companies have been storing profits in low tax countries to avoid paying taxes in the United States. While there was a lot of circumstantial...

by Brian Young | on Nov 15, 2017

Trump's Job Killing Tax Plan is Awful

The Trump tax plan has been all over the news recently, as Trump tries to win his first major legislative fight before the 2018 midterm elections. While much has been discussed about important tax...

by Brian Young | on Apr 17, 2017

Tax March 2017: Why Should We File?

Americans took to the streets on April 15th, Tax Day, to demand that tax evader in chief Trump release his tax returns. Protests occurred both in Washington D.C. and 150 cities across the country as...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 11, 2017

Union Dues Now Tax Deductible

The New York State Assembly passed a 'final' budget' on Friday, with the Senate reconciling and passing that same budget bill Sunday night.  In the final package was a provision that...

by Workers Indepen... | on Oct 13, 2016

Corporations: pay your taxes!

If huge multi-national corporations based in the U.S. paid their full income taxes like America's working families do they would owe $717.8 billion in taxes.Richard Phillips of Citizens For Tax...

by Daniel Hinton | on Oct 22, 2015

Tax The Rich!

Naturally, increasing levels of income inequality have been answered with louder calls for wealth redistribution. A progressive tax code makes sense when such vast amounts of profit and wealth...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 01, 2014

Our Congress is full of monkeys

After a long stint of political paralysis, Congress recently decided to put forth some action, however this action has only left us disgusted.  Hitting the papers this past week, we were greeted...