Tag Archive: Tax

Your Tax Dollars at work…. literally.  It seems in the midst of the U.S. Govt. budget crisis  The IRS  thought it was a good idea to lighten the mood and spend $60K producing a poorly acted but never-the-less clever Star Trek spoof . The “Star Trek” parody video produced by IRS in-house studio, served as the opening of a training and leadership conference in 2010.

As the president releases his 2013 budget, he also stresses the need for Congress to pass the payroll tax extension.

Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the question of just how high U.S. tax rates should or shouldn’t be and examines the relationship between economic activity and tax rates. It’s part of his ongoing reporting series, Making Sen$e of financial news.