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Join Patriots across the nation to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17, 2013. Alabama’s event will be held on the Alabama State Capitol steps and grounds from 10AM until 1PM. Topics to be discussed are the U.S. Constitution, the IRS, Common Core and Impeachment. Click on the flyer below for more information.
STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL LUTHER STRANGE Regarding Reported Political Targeting by IRS In light of the recent news reports and the IRS’ own admissions, I am calling on any 501(c)(4) organization in the state of Alabama that believes it has been unjustly targeted by the Internal Revenue Service to contact my office at […]
President Obama and the Democratic leadership are trying once again to subsidize alternative energy. H.R. 1380 (A.K.A.the Natural Gas Bill or the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011) is an effort to create a federal subsidy for production and use of natural gas vehicles. There is an effort underway to get some of […]
Wall Street credit ratings agency Standard and Poor’s say the current push by states to collect sales tax on internet purchases will yield little in the way of increased revenues: America’s state governments won’t see many revenue gains any time soon if they triumph in battles to tax sales by out-of-state Internet retailers, a leading […]
The latest version of the deal to raise the debt limit is not the answer to our budget woes. In fact, according to this video by the Cato Institute, the deal doesn’t cut spending at all: The Heritage Foundation has put the following statement out about the deal, “The deal relies on an insufficient level […]
HB 365 is the first step to enforcement of a 1939 law regarding a use tax on goods ordered from outside the state. It imposes a huge burden on consumers who will have to keep track of every purchase they make over the internet and be responsible for figuring and remitting their sales or use […]
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed Rep. Paul DeMarco’s HB427 Taxpayer Bill of Rights. The House had already passed the legislation with a vote of 88-0. For a good summary of what the bill will do and answers to some commonly asked questions, click here.
According to a recent Rasmussen poll, 63% of Americans are opposed to an internet sales tax. Alabama legislators should take note of that poll, and reconsider their support for Rep. Jamie Ison’s HB365. Rep. Ison has introduced legislation (HB365) to increase enforcement of the 1939 sales and use tax law specifically targeting internet sales. The […]
The Wall Street Journal has an excellent article on the move by some states to tax internet sales. Conclusion: Taxing internet sales doesn’t work. In fact, it drives business out of the state. Governor Pat Quinn recently added to his reputation as America’s most taxing politician by signing a law applying the state’s 6.25% sales […]