Internet Tax Ban Ending Soon: Speaker Boehner Hopes To Keep Internet Tax Free

With Black Friday on its way, will the internet stay tax free? Speaker Boehner has signaled that he will not support the Main Street Fairness Act. However, with the moratorium on taxing internet access under the Internet Tax Freedom Act about to expire, is there room for compromise?

Union: Privatizing The Sale Of Alcohol Will Kill Children, Lower Tax Revenue

At happy hour tonight, I had a vodka martini. My liquor of choice? 1681 Penn vodka crafted by Philadelphia Distilling. Despite being distilled in the Commonwealth, 1681 Penn has only recently landed in state stores. In Pennsylvania, you can’t buy liquor outside of state stores. Or wine. Or have wine shipped to you. While our … Read more

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Casts Web Over Moviegoers But Leaves Taxpayers In A Tangle

The Amazing Spider-Man 2, starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx, is expected to gross between $90.7M to $92M on its opening weekend. While not at the the top of the box office this weekend, those numbers are certainly not terrible: it performed better at opening than the first Amazing Spider-Man and better than … Read more

Hit A Pothole? It’s Gonna Cost You – One Way Or Another

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, a pothole is “a bowl-shaped depression in the pavement surface.” Those aren’t exactly the words that drivers where I live are using to describe them. Those words, I can’t post. After one of the snowiest, coldest winters on record in parts of the country, it’s … Read more