Taxes

How Some Tax Preparers Feed on the Working Poor

By siphoning off hundreds of dollars in fees from some of the nation’s neediest taxpayers, the $100 billion tax preparation industry can diminish the economic lifeline that tax refunds have come to be for millions of America’s struggling families.

We're Tumbling Over an Inequity Cliff

This week’s fiscal cliff deal codifies the absurd notion that the super rich and the working poor are the same. In so doing, it prevents us from really fixing our racial caste system.