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    Who Wants Washington to Prevent Taxmageddon?

    Taxmageddon, a one-year $494 billion tax increase, is coming on January 1, 2013. Reports of the economic destruction Taxmageddon would create are growing by the day, as is the number of respected economists, market shapers, and influential organizations warning Congress and President Obama to stop Taxmageddon to spare the economy … More

    What Taxmageddon Really Means for Families

    Taxmageddon is approaching closer by the day. Much of the focus has been on the impact Taxmageddon will have on the economy. But just how will this massive tax hike impact America’s most fundamental unit of society? Families will see their taxes go up by more than $4,100—just in 2013—because … More

    VIDEO: House Conservatives Answer Your Questions

    House conservatives gather this morning to take your questions about taxes, sequestration and a range of other issues facing Congress in the coming weeks and months. It’s your opportunity to be heard on Capitol Hill. Submit a question in the comments below. Conversations with Conservatives runs from 11:30 a.m. to … More

    Ernst and Young: Obama’s Tax Increase Would Kill 710,000 Jobs

    A new study conducted by Ernst and Young proves conclusively that the President’s tax increase would be devastating to the economy and jobs. The study finds that, if Congress misguidedly adopted President Obama’s plan to raise taxes on job creators by allowing the Bush-era tax policies to expire for incomes … More

    Latinos Favor Tax Cuts for All, Including the Wealthy

    Are Hispanics—the fastest growing demographic in the country— on their way to becoming a reliably voting liberal bloc? Not so fast, especially considering a recent McClatchy-Marist poll that found that Hispanics, by a margin of 62 percent to 36 percent, favor extending tax cuts for all Americans—including the most affluent. … More

    Reagan 32 Years Ago Today: Tax Cuts, Defense and Energy Policy (VIDEO)

    Many campaign slogans and speeches read more like museum pieces than modern calls to action. But Ronald Reagan’s 1980 acceptance speech to the Republican National Convention, given 32 years ago today, holds up surprisingly well. “Never before in our history have Americans been called upon to face three grave threats … More

    New Poll: Majority of Americans Want to Stop Tax Hikes for All Incomes

    A new poll shows the majority of Americans—including those on the low end of the income spectrum—are against hiking taxes for those making more than $250,000. The McClatchy-Marist poll found 52 percent of registered voters favored keeping the 2001 and 2003 tax policies in place for taxpayers of all incomes. … More

    Morning Bell: Obama Tells Entrepreneurs "You Didn't Build" Your Business

    That sound you hear is silence—as millions of small business owners and entrepreneurs were left speechless this weekend from President Obama’s latest insult. The slap in the face to hard-working Americans conveyed Obama’s belief that it takes a village—a heavily subsidized village—to create that venture you’re profiting from: Somebody helped … More

    Obama's Small-Business Tax Could Average $25,000

    President Obama has made raising taxes on “the rich” a central plank of his re-election campaign. Yet even many Democrats are questioning the wisdom of hiking taxing on job creators while the economy is still struggling and unemployment is still lingering at over 8 percent. They are right to be … More

    Online Chat on the Obama Tax Hikes - LIVE NOW

    Commonly known as “Taxmageddon,” taxes are set to go up on January 1 for everyone if Congress fails to act. Click here to join us on right now for our “Lunch with Heritage” online chat. We are joined by Heritage Expert Rea Hederman and he is taking your questions about … More