Asked about the debt during a Fox News interview on Wednesday, Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyRussian bounties revive Trump-GOP foreign policy divide The Hill's Morning Report - Trump lays low as approval hits 18-month low House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE (R-Wyo.), the No. 3 House Republican, said that Congress needs to be looking at how issues like “our national security, like our national debt” are being affected by the coronavirus. … [Read more...] about GOP sounds alarm bell over coronavirus-fueled debt
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In these frightening times people say they want to “build back better”, yet they face things getting very much worse. On this “burning platform”, enough people can be reminded of what they value most. Margaret Thatcher used to preach that you will always spend the pound in your pocket better than the state will. The truth is the opposite. Nothing you buy in a shop is worth what we buy collectively: the health, education, beautiful public spaces, cleaner greener world, or the wellbeing of others. All these are what make life worth living – and taxes are the price. … [Read more...] about To save the arts and all else we hold dear, a wealth tax now seems the only answer
“We are grateful that the Supreme Court recognized the importance of the First Amendment and the harms imposed by content-based restrictions on speech but are disappointed that the Court did not rule in favor of the AAPC entirely,” AAPC executive director Alana Joyce said in the statement. “There remain open questions about what the TCPA means and how it applies to those who engage in First Amendment-protected policy and political discussions. We hope the Court grants review to resolve those issues in the pending Facebook case, addressing the proper interpretation of the TCPA’s auto dialer definition.” … [Read more...] about Supreme Court robocall ruling says federal debt collectors no longer get special treatment
While you could wait and pay owed taxes in a lump sum next year, there are some downsides. For one, some people may not have the discipline to set aside the money into a savings account, leaving them short-handed when the tax filing deadline arrives. … [Read more...] about Unemployment benefits: Do you have to pay taxes on them?
"The Executive Board today approved relief on debt service for 25 member countries that are eligible for support from the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT); a further 4 countries are expected to request such relief in the coming weeks", the statement said. According to Kristalina Georgieva, the Managing Director of the IMF, this provides grants to the "most vulnerable" of the IMF members over the next six months, initially, to help them divert financial resources to vital medical needs amid the pandemic. … [Read more...] about IMF Approves Debt Relief for 25 Countries for This Year Amid COVID-19 Pandemic – Statement