What You Should Know About Our Tax System

What You Should Know About Our Tax System

Wed, 04/13/2011 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston shows us what we need to know about our tax system--and who it really favors today--as we get close to our own tax deadline day.



Beliefs supporting low corporate taxes

Do popular beliefs regarding the value of corporate activity support our lopsided tax system? The popular view seems to be that government is not to be trusted and corporations--and perhaps the market, is to be trusted. Have we as a population actually forgotten that greed, and not some kind of altruism, motivates corporations?

I personally believe the Lloyd Blankfeines of the world car nothing about building the economy or creating jobs. They care about making money.