Taxes, Fees & Fines

Clinton: Wealthy worldwide should pay more taxes -

Posted September 24th, 2012 by roryn3kids

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she wants foreign countries to make elite citizens pay their fair share of taxes.

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Amazon, other Web retailers start collecting California sales tax

Posted September 14th, 2012 by EtotheRic

SACRAMENTO — The days of most tax-free Internet shopping in California are over.

After years of controversy, the world's largest online retailer, Inc., was set to begin collecting state and local sales taxes on California purchases at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. Depending on where you live, sales taxes in the state range from 7.25% to 9.75%.

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IRS makes claims that no one with a brain believes...

Posted September 12th, 2012 by Sammy316

The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday assured congressional lawmakers that agents would play no role in enforcing the controversial requirement that Americans buy insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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American, United Airlines to face 9/11 trial

American Airlines and United Continental must face trial over a lawsuit in which the lease holders of the World Trade Center allege that lax security allowed hijackers to destroy the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001.

Federal Judge Alvin Hellerstein in New York on Tuesday rejected a motion by American and United to have World Trade Center Properties' suit seeking compensation thrown out.

The "defendants' motion is denied," the judge ruled, court papers show. "The overlap between WTCP's insurance recovery and its potential tort recovery presents issues of fact requiring trial."

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Man Fined for Riding a Whale Without a License

Posted August 17th, 2012 by snowdog2012

A 24-year-old man has been fined $2,000 for sitting on top of a whale...without authority of a license after the incident at Bremer Bay last year.

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The Philosophy of Plunder

Posted August 5th, 2012 by snowdog2012

In this follow up video to The Philosophy of Liberty: Property, we explore Frederic Bastiat's concept of Legal Plunder. Is it ever OK for government to steal your stuff and give it to someone else? Or is government just a glorified organized crime syndicate ala Tony Soprano? Does it really make sense for citizens to plunder each other like competing bands of vikings?

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Woman fined $6,000 for Crossing Train Tracks

Posted August 2nd, 2012 by snowdog2012

CBS) LIVERMORE, Calif. - As shortcuts go, this was an expensive one. A Livermore woman caught walking across railroad tracks near her home got a $6,000 fine for trespassing...Laura Rensink, a veterinarian and mother of three, said that during her lunch break on June 7 she crossed the tracks on foot. "I went over here and crossed this way to get home,"

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American athletes owe the IRS for each medal they earn.

American athletes must pay the IRS on their winnings overseas from the Olympics.

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Maine governor calls IRS the ‘new Gestapo’

Posted July 27th, 2012 by snowdog2012

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage...made the remark in his weekend radio address...

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Spain royal family follows public sector wage cut

Posted July 17th, 2012 by ecigarettes

Spain's King Juan Carlos and his family are to take a pay cut following a recent bitterly contested cut to public sector wages, the royal palace says. The king will lose 20,900 euros (£16,400; $25,660) from his salary of just over 292,000 euros for the year - a cut of 7.1%. In total, the 8.3m euro royal budget will be cut by 100,000 euros in 2012. Public sector workers have been outraged by a recent announcement that Christmas bonuses are to go. The bonuses saw public sector workers paid double their usual salaries in December, and their removal equates to a cut of about 7%.

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