Tax Reform Photos on Townhall

  •  - To match Analysis CHILE-POLITICS/

    To match Analysis CHILE-POLITICS/

    Posted: 5/4/2012 2:10:14 PM EST
    Students protester take part in a march against the government demanding changes in the public state education system, in Santiago, April 25, 2012. Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's tax reform to help fund an education overhaul could help center-right hopefuls ahead of next year's presidential race, but it won't stifle protests and might backfire by spurring calls for even higher spending. Pinera's reform proposal includes raising taxes on companies and lowering income tax for individuals. If approved, it would raise up to $1 billion a year in extra funding for education. Pinera unveiled the reform last week in response to massive student-led protests demanding free education and better distribution of the profits from a long copper boom in Chile, the world's No.1 producer. Picture taken April 25, 2012. The banner at left reads, "Want to be involved, No spectators" To match Analysis CHILE-POLITICS/ REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado (CHILE - Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION CIVIL UNREST POLITICS
  •  - Norquist addresses the CPAC in Washington

    Norquist addresses the CPAC in Washington

    Posted: 2/11/2012 6:44:40 PM EST
    Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist addresses the American Conservative Union's annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington February 11, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Norquist addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington

    Norquist addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington

    Posted: 2/11/2012 6:34:42 PM EST
    Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist addresses the American Conservative Union's annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, February 11, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
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    Posted: 2/7/2012 6:10:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speaks in Elko, Nev.Politicians of all stripes in this election year are clamoring for simplifying the tax code and closing loopholes. But that would mean Americans could lose some of their prized deductions. Tax reform does sound like a good idea to lots of people, but where to start? Eliminate the deduction for home mortgages? End the write-off for charitable contributions? How about expanding the Social Security payroll tax? Not likely. In fact, none of the major tax overhaul proposals now on the table seems likely to be enacted given the current political situation in Washington and the country. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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    Posted: 2/7/2012 6:10:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2008 file photo, President George W. Bush speaks at the White House in Washington. Politicians of all stripes in this election year are clamoring for simplifying the tax code and closing loopholes. But that would mean Americans could lose some of their prized deductions. Tax reform does sound like a good idea to lots of people, but where to start? Eliminate the deduction for home mortgages? End the write-off for charitable contributions? How about expanding the Social Security payroll tax? Not likely. In fact, none of the major tax overhaul proposals now on the table seems likely to be enacted given the current political situation in Washington and the country. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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    Posted: 2/7/2012 6:10:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2012, file photo Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich campaigns in Las Vegas. Politicians of all stripes in this election year are clamoring for simplifying the tax code and closing loopholes. But that would mean Americans could lose some of their prized deductions. Tax reform does sound like a good idea to lots of people, but where to start? Eliminate the deduction for home mortgages? End the write-off for charitable contributions? How about expanding the Social Security payroll tax? Not likely. In fact, none of the major tax overhaul proposals now on the table seems likely to be enacted given the current political situation in Washington and the country. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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    Posted: 2/7/2012 6:10:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Washington. Politicians of all stripes in this election year are clamoring for simplifying the tax code and closing loopholes. But that would mean Americans could lose some of their prized deductions. Tax reform does sound like a good idea to lots of people, but where to start? Eliminate the deduction for home mortgages? End the write-off for charitable contributions? How about expanding the Social Security payroll tax? Not likely. In fact, none of the major tax overhaul proposals now on the table seems likely to be enacted given the current political situation in Washington and the country. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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    Posted: 2/7/2012 6:10:45 PM EST
    FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves to supporters in Tampa, Fla. Politicians of all stripes in this election year are clamoring for simplifying the tax code and closing loopholes. But that would mean Americans could lose some of their prized deductions. Tax reform does sound like a good idea to lots of people, but where to start? Eliminate the deduction for home mortgages? End the write-off for charitable contributions? How about expanding the Social Security payroll tax? Not likely. In fact, none of the major tax overhaul proposals now on the table seems likely to be enacted given the current political situation in Washington and the country. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
  •  - File photo of Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett touring the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    File photo of Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett touring the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 1/25/2012 9:19:06 PM EST
    Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett tours the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in this September 30, 2011 file photo. Increasing taxes on the wealthy would bring fairness to U.S. taxpayers across the board, billionaire investor Buffett said on January 25, 2012, backing the tax reform that President Barack Obama proposed in his State of the Union address. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS PROFILE HEADSHOT SOCIETY WEALTH POLITICS)
  •  - File photo of Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Buffett wandering at the company trade show before his company's annual meeting in Omaha

    File photo of Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Buffett wandering at the company trade show before his company's annual meeting in Omaha

    Posted: 1/25/2012 9:15:24 PM EST
    Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett wanders at the company trade show before his company's annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska in this April 30, 2011 file photo. Increasing taxes on the wealthy would bring fairness to U.S. taxpayers across the board, billionaire investor Buffett said on January 25, 2012, backing the tax reform that President Barack Obama proposed in his State of the Union address. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT PROFILE SOCIETY WEALTH)
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    Posted: 1/15/2012 2:15:46 AM EST
    Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, front row second left, and his new Cabinet members stand together for an official group photo session at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. Front row from left are: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Michihiko Kano, Noda, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of social security and tax reform Katsuya Okada and Financial and Postal Services Minister Shozaburo Jimi. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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    Posted: 1/13/2012 6:50:49 AM EST
    Japan's new Deputy Prime Minister in charge of social security and tax reform Katsuya Okada speaks on a mobile phone as he leaves the prime minister's official residence for the Imperial Palace to attend the attestation ceremony in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda replaced five members of his Cabinet on Friday in a bid to win more cooperation from the opposition to raise the sales tax and rein in the country's bulging fiscal deficit. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
  •  - To match Special Report USA-AUTOS/UNION

    To match Special Report USA-AUTOS/UNION

    Posted: 12/7/2011 7:19:21 PM EST
    United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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    Posted: 11/14/2011 4:10:47 PM EST
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain signs a car tag, bearing 9-9-9, a reference to his tax reform plan, after speaking to the board of The Federation of Young Republicans Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  •  - Americans For Tax Reform member Grover Norquist speaks at the 38th annual CPAC meeting in Washington

    Americans For Tax Reform member Grover Norquist speaks at the 38th annual CPAC meeting in Washington

    Posted: 10/14/2011 8:43:49 PM EST
    Americans For Tax Reform member Grover Norquist speaks to an audience at the 38th annual Conservative Political Action Conference meeting at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo.

    United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo.

    Posted: 9/22/2011 8:30:23 AM EST
    United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo. Two years after the wrenching restructuring of the U.S. auto industry and the bankruptcies that remade General Motors and Chrysler, the UAW is facing its own financial reckoning. To match Special Report REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
  •  - United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo.

    United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo.

    Posted: 9/22/2011 8:29:48 AM EST
    United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo. Two years after the wrenching restructuring of the U.S. auto industry and the bankruptcies that remade General Motors and Chrysler, the UAW is facing its own financial reckoning. To match Special Report REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
  •  - United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo.

    United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo.

    Posted: 9/22/2011 8:14:12 AM EST
    United Auto Workers convention delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform following a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo. Two years after the wrenching restructuring of the U.S. auto industry and the bankruptcies that remade General Motors and Chrysler, the UAW is facing its own financial reckoning. To match Special Report REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
  •  - To match Special Report USA-AUTOS/UNION

    To match Special Report USA-AUTOS/UNION

    Posted: 9/22/2011 8:08:14 AM EST
    United Auto Workers union delegates chant during a rally for good jobs and tax reform during a UAW convention in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo. Two years after the wrenching restructuring of the U.S. auto industry and the bankruptcies that remade General Motors and Chrysler, the UAW is facing its own financial reckoning. To match Special Report USA-AUTOS/UNION REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORT CIVIL UNREST)
  •  - To match Special Report USA-AUTOS/UNION

    To match Special Report USA-AUTOS/UNION

    Posted: 9/22/2011 8:06:52 AM EST
    United Auto Workers union President Bob King (3rd R) leads hundreds of UAW delegates out of Cobo Center, along with his executive board, for a march and rally for good jobs and tax reform in Detroit, Michigan, in this March 24, 2011 file photo. Two years after the wrenching restructuring of the U.S. auto industry and the bankruptcies that remade General Motors and Chrysler, the UAW is facing its own financial reckoning. Photo taken March 24, 2011. To match Special Report USA-AUTOS/UNION REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT)