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Our Civilization’s Transition to Environmentalism

A reader with terrific environmental sensibilities notes:

My house is made of used 2x4s and used fibreglas batts, and consumes about 25% of the energy of my neighbours’ conventionally built/operated homes.  513 more words

Renewables - Business

Beijing May Pour Salt Into Hong Kong's Wounds As Retailers Suffer

A watch and jewelry store next to a shop for rent in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping district last week. REUTERS

A mainland Chinese government initiative to boost spending at home could grind salt in the wounds of Hong Kong’s already struggling retail sector. 507 more words

So the Wynne[1] follies continue with the announcement of a new Beer Tax.

Well this week was interesting in Ontario, Canada. This is the land where the state of Ontario’s Governor announced a new tax on Beer beverages sold within the state. 234 more words

The Consumption Tax: A Look at the Flat Tax and the X-Tax

No country has adopted the flat tax. Nevertheless, the system is frequently touted for its simplicity and enforceability. The tax is often branded as a tax system that can be complied with by the simple mailing in of a postcard sized form. 211 more words

Tax Policy

The Consumption Tax: A Look at the Value Added Tax

The value added tax is very similar in nature to the retail sales tax. The VAT is a consumption-based tax, which is a tax that is applicable to all final sales from business to consumers. 195 more words

Tax Policy

The Consumption Tax: A Look at the Retails Sales Tax System

The United States tax system, in a sense, is a hybrid tax system. Though federal revenue is primarily collected on the taxation of individual and corporate income, there are additional ways in which revenue is collected. 327 more words

Tax Policy

Federal Income Taxes – Who’s Really Paying?

Individual income taxes provide nearly half of the yearly federal revenue in the U.S., with payroll, corporate and other taxes providing the rest. So, as most of the workforce has just recently filed their income tax returns, you might be curious about where exactly you fall in the system as a whole. 338 more words

Taxes