Apr 18

Pete & Doug examine NTU's study of tax complexity, "A Taxing Trend", which found a $224 billion cost due to 6.1 billion hours lost to complying with the tax code; as well as IRS online monitoring, and what to look for next year. Plus, the Outrage of the Week!

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Apr 12

NTUF's Dan Barrett joins the podcast to analyze all the budgets the House has been analyzing this week. Pete & Doug discuss all the smoke billowing from the IRS scandal, and an AP poll on the "ease" of filing taxes. Plus a smelly Outrage of the Week!

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Apr 05

Dan Pilla of "Pilla Talks Taxes" & taxhelponline.com joins the podcast to talk about his new book and taxpayers' rights challenges. Plus, Chris Christie's budget proposal, Paul Ryan's budget proposal, and the Outrage of the Week!

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Mar 28

National Taxpayers Union Foundation's study of Presidential travel has spread far and wide, Policy Analyst Michael Tasselmyer has the low down. Plus, NTU State Affairs Manager Lee Schalk talks alcohol policy in Pennsylvania & Ohio Governor John Kasich's budget proposal! And, as always, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Mar 21

Fox News Contributor & syndicated columnist Deroy Murdock joins the podcast to talk about his latest piece in National Review and the importance of shifting the debt debate to the present, and not pretending it is a problem that we can wait to worry about in the future. Pete & Doug update you on the latest news from around the country, & we have an update on a Taxpayer's Tab redesign. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Mar 14

It's part 2 of our special CPAC podcast! We talk online freedom, Internet Sales Tax/Marketplace Fairness Act, and growing the relevance of fiscal issues with a younger crowd with a great lineup: Seton Motley of Less Government, Michael Ostrolenk of the Liberty Coalition, and Casey Given with Students for Liberty!

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Mar 10

We're back from the bustling floor of CPAC! A special, extended edition of "Speaking of Taxpayers" has all the action as we discuss the conference & chat with a number of great guests. In part one of this two-part podcast, Pete & Doug talk about the Obama budget with TPA's Michi Iljazi; and budget busting pensions, Medicaid expansion, and expensive gimmicks with Corey Eucalitto & Joe Lupino-Esposito of State Budget Solutions...Part 2 will be released Friday!

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Feb 28

Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI) released his tax reform proposal this week, and the response is still echoing throughout the policy world. James P. Pinkerton, Co-Chair of the RATE Coalition, joins the podcast to discuss the tax reform effort.Plus, the Outrage of the Week! (reminder, we'll be at CPAC next week, so stop by our table and say hi!)

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Feb 20

NTU has a new take action petition so that you can tell the IRS to stop their plans to silence non-profit groups. CBO takes the air out of the minimum wage hike push. Plus, NTU's State Affairs Manager Lee Schalk updates us on action around the country; and NTUF's Dan Barrett talks about the stimulus on its 5th anniversary. Plus the Outrage of the Week! 

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Feb 14

Happy Valentine's Day! Evan Feinberg from Generation Opportunity joins this episode to talk about the debt ceiling and how "kick the can down the road" budgeting affects young Americans. Plus the Outrage of the Week! 

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