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The US could raise $1 trillion more in taxes through stricter IRS enforcement, according to a new study

The IRS would need roughly $100 billion more to spend on additional enforcement to hit that target of tax revenue, the economists said.
Americans still need to pay for healthcare and college.

6 things other governments provide that Americans still have to pay for

The American government doesn't cover everything other governments do — but that doesn't mean those benefits are completely free in other countries.
Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd.

Amber Rudd resigns over Boris Johnson’s ‘short sighted culling’ of government ministers

The work and pensions secretary described the prime minister's sacking of moderate MPs as an 'act of political vandalism.'
Lucien Greaves, spokesman for The Satanic Temple, with a statue of Baphomet.

Everything you need to know about the Satanic Temple, which the US government just officially recognized as an organized religion

The US government has recognized the Satanic Temple as a tax-exempt organized religion. Here's what to know about the fast-growing group.

Modern Monetary Theory could cause one big problem for financial markets

You can probably guess how would markets react if the government suddenly decided to print money to fund its projects.

Here’s how much of each US state’s workforce is employed by the government

Using US Census Bureau data, we found the share of employed people in each state and DC who work for their local, state, or federal government.

Here’s the town in every state employing the most government workers

Data from the US Census Bureau shows the town in every state with the highest share of people employed by the local, state, or federal government.

For farmers already struggling from Trump’s trade war, the government shutdown is making life even harder

As President Donald Trump's tariffs remain in place, a partial federal-government shutdown has complicated aid programs designed to help counter them.

11 states pay more in federal taxes than they get back — here’s how every state fares

Are you paying more in federal taxes than what you receive back in federal benefits? We took a look.

11 states pay more in federal taxes than they get back — here’s how every state fares

Are you paying more in federal taxes than what you receive back in federal benefits? We took a look.