Friday, February 10, 2012
This week in MarketWatch: three takes on taxes--‘tis the season,’ after all!
Should taxes on income from investments be the same as income from labor? There are arguments on both sides.
Despite state budget cuts in the stagnant U.S. economy, the push for new sports venues continues. Many, like the new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings, will be built by digging into the wallets of taxpayers.
Closer to home: lower-than-expected income tax revenues leave the Wisconsin state budget even worse off than last year. Could the national settlement over foreclosure and mortgage-servicing abuses go toward the budget deficit?