Category Archives: Taxes

Not interested in US history? Consider Britain’s recent tax experience.

I saw an interesting article this morning as I perused my email and drank my morning tea. Given my choice of beverage, it is appropriate that the item that caught my eye was out of the British press, namely from … Continue reading

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Considering a tax increase? Read your history first!

Yes, I am doing it again, dipping a toe, or maybe an entire foot, into perilous political waters. I can’t help it. The ongoing debate leaves me screaming with frustration. So I will try once again, with the help of … Continue reading

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Taxing the Rich – it has an unanticipated cost

I have written on the subject of taxing the rich before. Basically, I think it’s a bad idea, for lots of excellent, well-documented reasons most politicians and voters choose to ignore. This morning, over breakfast, my husband brought a recent … Continue reading

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Income Tax Initiative 1098 – A pending disaster for Washington State!

I am going to risk offending my readers by dipping a toe into politics one more time. I would not do so if I were not so terribly worried about the issue at hand. I am deeply concerned, not as … Continue reading

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Taxes – Think twice before taxing the rich!

A lot of people lost their jobs when Nordic Tug closed its plant, dedicated and highly skilled workers who took personal pride in creating a quality product. Contemplate that for a while before jumping to the conclusion that taxing the rich is a good idea. Continue reading

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The Tax Man Cometh – be prepared for 2011

I have no intention of preaching politics here. Truly. I do have very strong political views, so this may be tough. I may not be able to prevent some of them from leaking into my words. Please bear with me! … Continue reading

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