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MARCH 24, 2015

Among White House Hopefuls, Is Tax Reform Just All Talk?


Even if a White House hopeful who campaigns on tax reform wins in 2016, what are the chances of real reform happening? Merrill Matthews discusses this with WGTK’s Joe Elliott.  

MARCH 24, 2015

Is It Possible to Downsize the IRS? (Audio: Interview)


Ted Cruz has thrown his hat into the 2016 presidential race, and he wants to abolish the IRS. But is that possible? Dr. Merrill Matthews says downsizing the agency is at least possible through fundamental tax reform.   

MARCH 17, 2015

Reining In Tax Fraud (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with WAVA’s Don Kroah, Tom Giovanetti discusses how massive a problem tax fraud is, who is really responsible, and how to reduce fraud—including through meaningful tax reform.  

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Amnestied To Receive Tax Credits On Taxes Never Paid? (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews discusses with KMED's Bill Meyer Show how the IRS has confirmed that the newly amnestied will be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—which is definitely “income-based aid.” The EITC is a sliding-scale, income-based, refundable tax credit wherein the federal government subsidizes low-income workers with taxpayer dollars. And once they have their Social Security cards they can file for EITC benefits for up to three years retroactively.

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Newly Amnestied To Receive EITC (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with WGTK host Joe Elliott, Merrill Matthews discusses how IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has confirmed that the newly amnestied will be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—which is definitely “income-based aid.” 

FEBRUARY 11, 2015

Amnesty Recipients Eligible For Tax Credits On Taxes They've Never Paid (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews joins Radio America's nationally syndicated Roger Hedgecock Show to discuss how illegal aliens that have received amnesty will be eligible to receive up to three years' worth of tax credits on taxes they've never paid. 

JANUARY 21, 2015

The State of the Union Is Not Strong and Americans Know It (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti joins 106.3 The Word host Tara Servatius to recap last night’s “waste of time” State of the Union address, pointing out the logical conflicts of Obama’s proposals and how none of the them have the faintest chance of becoming law. 

JANUARY 21, 2015

SOTU Highlight: Trade and the TPP (Audio: Interview)


One issue stood out in the SOTU that Republicans can likely work on with Obama: trade and Trans Pacific Partnership. In the following interview with KMED’s Bill Meyer, Merrill Matthews discusses the benefits of fast tracking the TPP.

JANUARY 20, 2015

Obama's SOTU Tax Proposals Miss the Mark (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews contrasts the president’s SOTU proposals with positive tax reform measures, explaining how not all tax increases or tax cuts are created the same when it comes to their impact on economic growth. 

JANUARY 13, 2015

SoundByte: Democrats In Search of Smart


Could a political party be eligible to win a Darwin Award? Democrats’ calls for higher taxes may help them win it. 

 

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