Monthly Archives: May 2011

Nation breakdown of US debt holdings

By Oregon Tax News, The United States has not seen a balanced budget since 2001, leading to increasing national debt.  Although private banks in the U.S. hold the majority of the country’s debt, over 52% according to MSNBC, the Treasury … Continue reading

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Economy, Aging and Sex Leads to Declining Workforce

Economy, Aging and Sex Leads to Declining Workforce As the Baby Boomer generation reaches retirement age, USA TODAY reports that the working population fell to its lowest level last year since women entered the workforce nearly 30 years ago. In … Continue reading

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Review of pending bills

Capital gains tax Oregon has one of the highest capital gains taxes in the nation. There are a few bills in the 2011 Legislature that would reduce these taxes. The issue is cut capital gains taxes is shared by many … Continue reading

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