Tag: Taxes

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Blog WVCAEF August 24, 2022
Tele-Town Hall on the Inflation Reduction Act & Tax Fairness
Join West Virginians United for a Tele-Town Hall regarding the Inflation Reduction Act & Tax Fairness on Thursday, August 25th at 6pm! More
Issues: Fair TaxationTaxes
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 9, 2022
Live Q&A: How to Claim Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credits on your taxes – Feb 15th @6PM
Community Change be hosting another Live Q&A with Linda Dixon, Public Affairs Specialist at the IRS on Tuesday, February 15th at 6:00 pm ET.  Linda will highlight what people need to know for this tax season. More
Issues: Build Back BetterCTCTaxes
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 8, 2022
Bad Tax Bill Moving Quickly – Take Action NOW!
Make no mistake, this bill starts a ticking clock that would eventually eliminate the state’s income tax and, with it, nearly half of our state budget. More
Issues: Taxes
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 21, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: BILLIONAIRES ARE SPENDING 39 TIMES MORE ON FEDERAL ELECTIONS SINCE CITIZENS UNITED SUPREME COURT DECISION IN 2010
661 Billionaires Pumped $1.2 Billion Into 2020 Elections—About 1 Out of Every 10 Dollars Contributed As American Tycoons Translate Riches Into Political Clout  More
Issues: Taxes
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 5, 2022
AMERICA’S BILLIONAIRES GOT $1 TRILLION RICHER LAST YEAR
Sources: Forbes, "The World's Real-Time Billionaires, Today's Winners and Losers," accessed Dec. 31, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2021 More
Issues: EconomyTaxes
Blog Gary Zuckett February 12, 2021
WV’s Lone Billionaire, Gov. Jim Justice, Got $12M Richer During Pandemic – How Will Elimination of Income Tax Increase His Wealth?
The wealth of West Virginia’s only billionaire, Gov. Jim Justice, increased by $12 million between mid-March of last year and Jan. 29 of this year, according to a new report by Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF), Health Care for America Now (HCAN) and West Virginia Citizen Action Group. While the governor’s bank account is getting fatter, he is expected to outline a plan to eliminate the Income Tax in his State of the State address today. How much wealth will he gain from this proposal? More
Issues: Coronavirus ReliefCOVID-19Health CareHealthcareTaxes
Blog WVCAEF February 3, 2021
Broad Coalition of Organizations Calls on State Leaders to Protect Revenues, Public Services in Upcoming Legislative Session
With West Virginia still feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic recession, the state’s leaders face difficult decisions in the upcoming legislative session. Increasing numbers of West Virginians are struggling to feed their families, remain in their homes, keep their businesses afloat, and protect their jobs, all while fighting to stay healthy. More
Issues: COVID-19Health CareHealthcareTaxes
Blog WVCAEF April 17, 2018
New Tax Law Benefits Health Care Industry, Endangers Vital Services
A new West Virginia report by Americans for Tax Fairness and Health Care for America Now detailing the affects of the new tax law on families in West Virginia and compares that with the tax benefits that health insurance companies and prescription drug manufacturers receive under the same law. Read the full report here. More
Issues: HealthcareTaxes
Blog WVCAEF April 18, 2017
Tax Cuts for the Rich, Health Care Cuts for Everyone Else
Today, WV Citizen Action Group (our sister organization) joined two national groups, Americans for Tax Fairness and Health Care for America Now (HCAN), to release a joint report entitled, Republican Health Care Repeal Plan: Tax Cuts for the Rich, Health Care Cuts for Everyone Else. The report details how the Republican plan to repeal the ACA would give billions in tax breaks to wealthy households, insurance companies and drug manufacturers, paid for by cutting the health care of low- and moderate-income families. More
Issues: HealthcareTaxes