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Advocacy groups (also known as pressure groups, lobby groups, campaign groups, interest groups, or special interest groups) use various forms of advocacy to influence public opinion and/or policy; they have played and continue to play an important part in the development of political and social systems.
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Allen Buckley is an attorney and CPA, who in 2008 ran for one of Georgia's United States Senate seats as a member of the Libertarian Party.
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The alternative minimum tax (AMT) is an income tax imposed by the United States federal government on individuals, corporations, estates, and trusts.
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The American middle class is a social class in the United States.
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The American upper class is the wealthiest layer of society in the United States and is often referred to as the rich.
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Americans For Fair Taxation (AFFT), also known as FairTax.org, is a US political advocacy group dedicated to fundamental tax code replacement.
In economics and finance, arbitrage is the practice of taking advantage of a price difference between two or more markets: striking a combination of matching deals that capitalize upon the imbalance, the profit being the difference between the market prices.
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Arduin, Laffer & Moore Econometrics (ALME) is an economic consulting firm led by Donna Arduin, Arthur Laffer, and Stephen Moore.
Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres.
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A balanced budget (particularly that of a government) refers to a budget in which revenues are equal to expenditures.
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Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office.
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The Beacon Hill Institute (BHI) is the research arm of the Department of Economics at Suffolk University in Boston.
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A big-box store (also supercenter, superstore, or megastore) is a physically large retail establishment, usually part of a chain.
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A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature.
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Wilbert Joseph "Billy" Tauzin II (born June 14, 1943) is an American lobbyist and politician.
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A black market or underground economy is a market in which goods or services are traded illegally.
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The blogosphere is made up of all blogs and their interconnections.
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The Brookings Institution is an American think tank based on Embassy Row in Washington, D.C., USA.
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Bruce Reeves Bartlett (October 11, 1951) is an American historian whose area of expertise is supply-side economics.
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The phrase Bush tax cuts refers to changes to the United States tax code passed originally during the presidency of George W. Bush and extended during the presidency of Barack Obama, through.
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Business-to-business (B2B) refers to a situation where one business makes a commercial transaction with another.
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California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.
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In the United States of America, individuals and corporations pay U.S. federal income tax on the net total of all their capital gains just as they do on other sorts of income.
Capital markets are financial markets for the buying and selling of long-term debt or equity-backed securities.
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CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS.
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A certificate of deposit (CD) is a time deposit, a financial product commonly sold in the United States and elsewhere by banks, thrift institutions, and credit unions.
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The Christian Heritage Party of Canada (Parti de l'héritage chrétien du Canada), also referred to as CHP Canada, is a minor social and fiscal conservative federal political party in Canada.
The Church of Scientology is an organization devoted to the practice, administration and dissemination of Scientology, a new religious movement.
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Citizens for an Alternative Tax System (CATS) is a national tax reform public interest group in the United States.
Liberties of the United States are certain inalienable rights retained by (as opposed to privileges granted to) citizens of the United States under the Constitution of the United States, as interpreted and clarified by the Supreme Court of the United States and lower federal courts.
Collin Clark Peterson (born June 29, 1944) is an American politician, member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party and the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1991.
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A compliance cost is expenditure of time or money in conforming with government requirements such as legislation or regulation.
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The Congressional Research Service (CRS), known as Congress's think tank, is a public policy research arm of the United States Congress.
A constitutional amendment refers to the modification of the Constitution of a nation or state.
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Constitutionality is the condition of acting in accordance with an applicable constitution; the status of a law, a procedure, or an act's accordance with the laws or guidelines set forth in the applicable constitution.
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Consumption is a major concept in economics and is also studied by many other social sciences.
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A consumption tax is a tax on spending on goods and services.
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Corporate tax is imposed in the United States at the federal, most state, and some local levels on the income of entities treated for tax purposes as corporations.
In economics, the cost-of-production theory of value is the theory that the price of an object or condition is determined by the sum of the cost of the resources that went into making it.
A creation myth is a symbolic narrative of how the world began and how people first came to inhabit it.
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In ordinary language, the term crime denotes an unlawful act punishable by a state.
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Dale Weldeau Jorgenson (born May 7, 1933, in Bozeman, Montana) is the Samuel W. Morris University Professor at Harvard University, teaching in the Department of Economics and John F. Kennedy School of Government.
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Daniel David "Dan" Boren (born August 2, 1973) is a retired politician, who served as the U.S. Representative for from 2005 to 2013.
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Libertarianism is variously defined by sources.
A debit card (also known as a bank card or check card) is a plastic payment card that provides the cardholder electronic access to their bank account(s) at a financial institution.
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The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party to its right.
John Dennis "Denny" Hastert (born January 2, 1942) is an American politician, lobbyist, and member of the Republican Party who was the 59th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1999 to 2007.
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Due process is the legal requirement that the state must respect all legal rights that are owed to a person.
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Dynamic scoring predicts the impact of fiscal policy changes by forecasting the effects of economic agents' reactions to incentives created by policy.
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Economic growth is the increase in the inflation-adjusted market value of the goods and services produced by an economy over time.
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Economic inequality, also known as income inequality, wealth inequality, gap between rich and poor, gulf between rich and poor and contrast between rich and poor, refers to how economic metrics are distributed among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries.
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Taxes and subsidies change the price of goods and, as a result, the quantity consumed.
Electronic funds transfer (EFT) is the electronic transfer of money from one bank account to another, either within a single financial institution or across multiple institutions, through computer-based systems and without the direct intervention of bank staff.
An electronic mailing list or email list is a special use of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Internet users.
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An entitlement is a government program guaranteeing access to some benefit by members of a specific group and based on established rights or by legislation.
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Environmental Economics is a sub-field of economics that is concerned with environmental issues.
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The estate tax in the United States is a tax on the transfer of the estate of a deceased person.
Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.
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The term export means shipping the goods and services out of the port of a country.
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FactCheck.org is a nonprofit website that describes itself as a non-partisan "'consumer advocate' for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics".
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In economics, factors of production, resources, or inputs are what is used in the production process in order to produce output—that is, finished goods.
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In the context of human society, a family (from familia) is a group of people affiliated by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage), or co-residence and/or shared consumption (see Nurture kinship).
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In the United States, the federal funds rate is "the interest rate" at which depository institutions (banks and credit unions) actively trade balances held at the Federal Reserve, called federal funds, with each other, usually overnight, on an uncollateralized basis.
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Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax is a United States federal payroll (or employment) tax imposed on both employees and employers to fund Social Security and Medicare—federal programs that provide benefits for retirees, the disabled, and children of deceased workers.
The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, and informally as the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States.
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Financial Privacy is a blanket term for a multitude of privacy issues.
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Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds and some government-sponsored enterprises.
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A fine or mulct is money paid usually to superior authority, usually governmental authority, as a punishment for a crime or other offence.
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The Fourth Amendment (Amendment IV) to the United States Constitution is the part of the Bill of Rights that prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and requires any warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause.
In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain.
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Gary Earl Johnson (born January 1, 1953) is an American businessman and politician.
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George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.
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Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States.
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Georgism (also known as geoism and geonomics) is an economic philosophy holding that the economic value derived from land, including natural resources and natural opportunities, should belong equally to all residents of a community, but that people justly own value that they fairly create.
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In economics, a gift tax is the tax on money or property that one living person gives to another.
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Godfather's Pizza is a privately owned restaurant chain headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, that operates fast casual Italian franchises.
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In economics, a good is a material that satisfies human wants and provides utility, for example, to a consumer making a purchase.
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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for the United States Congress.
Gross income in United States tax law is receipts and gains from all sources.
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The Hall–Rabushka flat tax is a fully developed flat tax on consumption designed by American economists Robert Hall and Alvin Rabushka at the Hoover Institution.
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Health care or healthcare is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.
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Henry Merritt Paulson, Jr. (born March 28, 1946) is an American banker who served as the 74th Secretary of the Treasury.
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Herman Cain (born December 13, 1945) is an American author, business executive, radio host, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia.
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A home mortgage interest deduction allows taxpayers who own their homes to reduce their taxable income by the amount of interest paid on the loan which is secured by their principal residence (or, sometimes, a second home).
A house is a building that functions as a home for humans ranging from simple dwellings such as rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes and the improvised shacks in shantytowns to complex, fixed structures of wood, brick, or other materials containing plumbing, ventilation and electrical systems.
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A household consists of one or more people who live in the same dwelling and also share at meals or living accommodation, and may consist of a single family or some other grouping of people.
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Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the American South, and the fourth most populous city in the United States.
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Drug dealing is the exchange of illegal drugs for payment.
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Illegal immigration to the United States is the act by foreign nationals violating United States immigration laws by either entering the country without government permission (i.e., a visa) or once lawfully entering, remaining within the country beyond the termination date of a temporary visa.
Immigration to the United States is a complex demographic phenomenon that has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout much of the history of the United States.
Income is the consumption and savings opportunity gained by an entity within a specified timeframe, which is generally expressed in monetary terms.
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In the United States, a tax is imposed on income by the federal, most state, and many local governments.
In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.
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The term information sharing has a long history in information technology.
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The Internal Revenue Code (IRC), formally the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, is the domestic portion of federal statutory tax law in the United States, published in various volumes of the United States Statutes at Large, and separately as Title 26 of the United States Code (USC).
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.
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International business comprises all commercial transactions (private and governmental, sales, investments, logistics, and transportation) that take place between two or more regions, countries and nations beyond their political boundaries.
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International trade is the exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories, which could involve the activities of the government and individual.
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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link billions of devices worldwide.
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Investment is time, energy, or matter spent in the hope of future benefits actualized within a specified date or time frame.
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IRS tax forms are used for taxpayers and tax-exempt organizations to report financial information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the United States.
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The James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, also known as the Baker Institute, is an American think tank on the campus of Rice University in Houston, Texas.
James Taranto (born January 6, 1966) is an American journalist and columnist for The Wall Street Journal, editor of its former online editorial page OpinionJournal.com and a member of the newspaper's editorial board.
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Joel Slemrod (July 14, 1951, Newark, New Jersey) is a Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan and the Paul W. McCracken Collegiate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
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John Elmer Linder (born September 9, 1942) is an American politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2011.
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John Frank Stossel (born March 6, 1947) is an American consumer television personality, author, and libertarian pundit.
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A land value tax (LVT, site valuation tax, split rate tax or site-value rating) is a levy on the unimproved value of land.
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Laurence Allen "Larry" Elder (born April 27, 1952) is an American lawyer, writer and radio and television personality who calls himself the "Sage of South Central," a district of Los Angeles, California.
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Laurence Jacob Kotlikoff (born January 30, 1951) is a William Warren FairField Professor at Boston University, a Professor of Economics at Boston University, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a former Senior Economist, and on President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers.
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The burden of proof (onus probandi) in the United States is the imperative on a party in a trial to produce the evidence that will shift the conclusion away from the default position to one's own position.
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The Libertarian Party (LP) is a libertarian political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, free markets, non-interventionism, and laissez-faire.
Macroeconomics (from the Greek prefix makro- meaning "large" and economics) is a branch of economics dealing with the performance, structure, behavior, and decision-making of an economy as a whole, rather than individual markets.
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The marriage penalty in the United States refers to the higher taxes required from some married couples that would not be required by two otherwise identical single people with exactly the same incomes.
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In the United States, Medicare is a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1966, currently using about 30 private insurance companies across the United States.
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Mergers and acquisitions are both aspects of strategic management, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture.
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Maurice Robert "Mike" Gravel (born May 13, 1930) is a former Democratic United States Senator from Alaska, who served two terms from 1969 to 1981, and a candidate in the 2008 U.S. presidential election.
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Michael Dale "Mike" Huckabee (born August 24, 1955) is an American politician, Christian minister, author, and commentator who served as the 44th Governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007.
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Money is a magazine that is published by Time Inc. Its first issue was published in October 1972.
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In economics, the money supply or money stock, is the total amount of monetary assets available in an economy at a specific time.
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A municipal bond is a bond issued by a local government, or their agencies.
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The term narcotic (from ancient Greek ναρκῶ narkō, "to make numb") originally referred medically to any psychoactive compound with any sleep-inducing properties.
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The national debt of the United States is the amount owed by the federal government of the United States.
The national income and product accounts (NIPA) are part of the national accounts of the United States.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) is the world's largest retail trade association.
The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth or some region thereof.
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Neal A Boortz, Jr. (born April 6, 1945) is an American author, attorney, and former radio host.
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In business, net income (net earnings, net profit, and informally, bottom line) is an entity's income minus cost of goods sold, expenses and taxes for an accounting period.
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The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, and as a "category of the Nobel Prize" by the Nobel Foundation itself, which owns the name Nobel Prize, though the Foundation itself does not refer to it as such.
A nonprofit organization (NPO, also known as a non-business entity) is an organization that uses its surplus revenues to further achieve its purpose or mission, rather than distributing its surplus income to the organization's directors (or equivalents) as profit or dividends.
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Optimal tax theory or the theory of optimal taxation is the study of designing and implementing a tax that reduces inefficiency and distortion in the market under given economic constraints.
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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
Owner-occupancy or home-ownership is a form of housing tenure where a person, called the owner-occupier, owner-occupant, or home owner, owns the home in which they live.
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Poverty is general scarcity dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money.
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The President of the United States of America (POTUS) is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.
On January 7, 2005, President George W. Bush announced the establishment of the President's Advisory Panel for Tax Reform, a bipartisan panel to advise on options to reform the United States income tax code to make it simpler, fairer, and more pro-growth to benefit all Americans.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.
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A progressive tax is a tax in which the tax rate increases as the taxable amount increases.
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Purchasing power (sometimes retroactively called adjusted for inflation) is the number of goods or services that can be purchased with a unit of currency.
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Rasmussen Reports is an American polling company, founded in 2003.
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In English common law, real property, real estate, realty, or immovable property is any subset of land that has been legally defined and the improvements to it have been made by human efforts: buildings, machinery, wells, dams, ponds, mines, canals, roads, etc.
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In economics, a nominal value is an economic value expressed in historical nominal monetary terms.
The term real wages refers to wages that have been adjusted for inflation, or, equivalently, wages in terms of the amount of goods and services that can be bought.
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A regressive tax is a tax imposed in such a manner that the tax rate decreases as the amount subject to taxation increases.
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Religious activities generally need some infrastructure to be conducted.
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The Republican Party, commonly referred to as GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
This article contains lists of official candidates associated with the 2008 Republican Party presidential primaries for the 2008 United States presidential election.
Retail is the process of selling consumer goods and/or services to customers through multiple channels of distribution to earn a profit.
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William Robert Woodall III (born February 11, 1970) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for since 2011.
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A Roth IRA (Individual Retirement Arrangement) is a retirement plan under US law that is generally not taxed, provided certain conditions are met.
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A sales tax audit is the examination of a company’s financial documents by a government's tax agency to verify if the proper amount of sales tax has been remitted to the proper authority.
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Sales taxes in the United States are taxes placed on the sale or lease of goods and services in the United States.
Saving is income not spent, or deferred consumption.
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Clarence Saxby Chambliss (born November 10, 1943) is an American politician who was a United States Senator from Georgia from 2003 to 2015.
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Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American radio and television host, author, and conservative political commentator.
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Self-incrimination is the act of exposing oneself (generally, by making a statement) "to an accusation or charge of crime; to involve oneself or another in a criminal prosecution or the danger thereof." Self-incrimination can occur either directly or indirectly: directly, by means of interrogation where information of a self-incriminatory nature is disclosed; indirectly, when information of a self-incriminatory nature is disclosed voluntarily without pressure from another person.
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Semantics (from σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the study of meaning.
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A sentence is a decree of punishment.
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In economics, a service is an intangible commodity.
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A single tax is a system of taxation based mainly or exclusively on one tax, typically chosen for its special properties, often being a tax on land value.
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The Sixteenth Amendment (Amendment XVI) to the United States Constitution allows the Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on the United States Census.
Social inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly, typically through norms of allocation, that engender specific patterns along lines of socially defined categories of persons.
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In the United States, Social Security is primarily the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) federal program.
The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
Static analysis, static projection, and static scoring are terms for simplified analysis wherein the effect of an immediate change to a system is calculated without respect to the longer term response of the system to that change.
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The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation constitutes the equity stake of its owners.
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In public policy, a sunset provision or clause is a measure within a statute, regulation or other law that provides that the law shall cease to have effect after a specific date, unless further legislative action is taken to extend the law.
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In microeconomics, supply and demand is an economic model of price determination in a market.
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Supply-side economics is a school of macroeconomics which argues that economic growth can be most effectively created by investing in capital, and by lowering barriers on the production of goods and services.
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Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues.
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Tax avoidance is the legal usage of the tax regime to one's own advantage to reduce the amount of tax that is payable by means that are within the law.
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A tax credit is a tax incentive which allows certain taxpayers to subtract the amount of the credit from the total they owe the state.
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Tax deduction is a reduction of income that is able to be taxed, and is commonly a result of expenses, particularly those incurred to produce additional income.
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Tax evasion is the illegal evasion of taxes by individuals, corporations and trusts.
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In economics, tax incidence or tax burden is the analysis of the effect of a particular tax on the distribution of economic welfare.
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In a tax system and in economics, the tax rate describes the ratio (usually expressed as a percentage) at which a business or person is taxed.
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Tax reform is the process of changing the way taxes are collected or managed by the government.
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Tax shift or Tax swap is a change in taxation that eliminates or reduces one or several taxes and establishes or increases others while keeping the overall revenue the same.
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Three key types of withholding tax are imposed at various levels in the United States.
The Tea Party protests were a series of protests throughout the United States that began in early 2009.
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The Coming Generational Storm: What You Need to Know about America's Economic Future (2004) is a book by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Scott Burns.
The FairTax Book is a non-fiction book by libertarian radio talk show host Neal Boortz and Congressman John Linder, published on August 2, 2005, as a tool to increase public support and understanding for the FairTax plan.
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The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.
The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
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Tim Worstall (born 27 March 1963, Torquay) is a British-born writer and Senior Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute.
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Tuition payments, usually known as tuition in American English and as tuition fees in Commonwealth English, are fees charged for instruction during higher education.
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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the largest federal law enforcement agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security charged with regulating and facilitating international trade, collecting import duties, and enforcing U.S. regulations, including trade, customs, and immigration.
A state of the United States of America is one of the 50 constituent political entities that shares its sovereignty with the United States federal government.
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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
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The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) is a Committee of the U.S. Congress established under the Internal Revenue Code at.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
The Department of the Treasury (DoT) is an executive department and the treasury of the United States federal government.
The Committee on Ways and Means is the chief tax-writing committee of the United States House of Representatives.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which is concerned with financial and monetary matters, and, until 2003, also included several federal law enforcement agencies.
The University of Michigan (U-M, UM, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to simply as Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.
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The University of Tennessee (also referred to as the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, UT Knoxville, UTK, or UT) is a public sun-grant and land-grant university headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.
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A second-hand or used good is one that is being purchased by or otherwise transferred to a second or later end user.
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In business, the difference between the sale price and the production cost of a product is the unit profit.
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A value-added tax (VAT) or also General Sales tax (GST) is a form of consumption tax.
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Vernon Lomax Smith (born January 1, 1927) is professor of economics at Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics and School of Law in Orange, California, formerly a research scholar at George Mason University Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, and a Fellow of the Mercatus Center, all in Arlington, Virginia.
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A wage is monetary compensation (or remuneration, personnel expenses, labor) paid by an employer to an employee in exchange for work done.
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Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions.
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Welfare is the provision of a minimal level of well-being and social support for all citizens, sometimes referred to as public aid.
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Welfare economics is a branch of economics that uses microeconomic techniques to evaluate well-being (welfare) at the aggregate (economy-wide) level.
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William G. Gale is the Arjay and Frances Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy and the former vice president and director of the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution.
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William Reynolds “Bill” Archer, Jr. (born March 22, 1928) is a retired American lawyer and politician.
A windfall gain (or windfall profit) is any type of income that is unexpected.
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Xenu, also called Xemu, was, according to Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, the dictator of the "Galactic Confederacy" who 75 million years ago brought billionsAs 109, or thousands of millions in Long Scale of his people to Earth (then known as "Teegeeack") in a DC-8-like spacecraft, stacked them around volcanoes, and killed them with hydrogen bombs.
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Zell Bryan Miller (born February 24, 1932) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia.
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The One Hundred Sixth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
The One Hundred Eighth United States Congress was the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 2003 to January 3, 2005, during the third and fourth years of George W. Bush's presidency.
The One Hundred Ninth United States Congress was the legislative branch of the United States, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, from January 3, 2005 to January 3, 2007, during the fifth and sixth years of George W. Bush's presidency.
The One Hundred Tenth United States Congress was the meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, between January 3, 2007, and January 3, 2009, during the last two years of the second term of President George W. Bush.
The One Hundred Eleventh United States Congress was the meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government from January 3, 2009, until January 3, 2011.
The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress was the meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, from January 3, 2011 until January 3, 2013.
The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress was the meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.
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