Stories tagged: wealthy
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 5 p.m.
The wealthy stock trader took elaborate steps to conceal the network of tunnels beneath his house in this Washington, D.C., suburb. Even the young man helping him dig them didn’t …
Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
Resistance to the Republican tax overhaul comes with an ideological twist for some Democratic state officials: They’ve styled themselves as champions of the working class but are pushing hard for …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 1:01 p.m.
The Senate on Wednesday barreled toward the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code in more than three decades as the top Republican senator said he was willing to compromise …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
The House Republicans’ tax-cut plan springs from a core argument: What’s good for big business and the moneyed elite is inevitably good for the economy and everyone else.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s top advisers say his proposed tax plan would not cut taxes disproportionately for the rich – despite an early non-partisan analysis that says it will.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
The White House insisted Thursday that the tax cuts President Donald Trump has proposed wouldn’t benefit the rich. But the blueprint suggests that wealthy Americans, including several in Trump’s administration, …
Sat., March 18, 2017
The House bill would vaporize the taxes that pay for Obamacare. Half the value of these tax cuts would go to million-dollar-plus incomes.
Thu., May 30, 1996
Raymond Fay, a retired science teacher, lived a solitary life in a sparse apartment with no phone, no television set and no car. He kept index cards detailing the thousands …
Fri., April 14, 1995
As the April 17 filing deadline looms, miserable taxpayers can find company among the affluent. Well-to-do Americans’ taxes surged 16 percent in 1993, the first year of revisions pressed into …