By Jeff Manning - October 12, 2016 MORO, Ore. -- Mile upon mile of golden stubble -- the remains of this summer's wheat harvest -- surround this tiny town in the high plains of north-central Oregon. The soft white wheat grown by nearly 900 area farmers is the region's economic engine. That engine would soon sputter … Continue reading The Oregonian – How Measure 97 Might Affect Oregon Businesses
by Jeff Manning, The Oregonian Corporate Oregon's declining contribution is due at least in part to what Portland investment adviser Bill Parish called "the explosion of accounting gimmicks and tax schemes" that corporations use to manipulate their bottom lines and dodge taxes. "Measure 97 is a beautiful tax because by taxing gross sales above $25 … Continue reading How Measure 97 might affect Oregon businesses
By Joseph Tanfani and Evan Halper - October 6, 2016 When Republican senators investigated a little-known San Francisco nonprofit steering as much as $50 million a year to climate change activists, the right-wing media outlet Breitbart News pounced on the report. Breitbart branded the organization, the Sea Change Foundation, as a vehicle for “rich liberals who are secretly … Continue reading Los Angeles Times – They Teamed Up to Conquer Wall Street. Now, One is Bankrolling Clinton and the Other Trump
by, Joseph Tanfani and Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times “When it comes to money, they’re all on the same page,” said Bill Parish, an Oregon investment advisor who blogs about tax policy. Read full story here: Renaissance Technologies execs team up to conquer Wall Street
In 2010 the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Citizens United, opening the door for unlimited political contributions, essentially turning major political races over to billionaires. Republicans and Democrats now openly agree this has had a major impact on the political process. Billionaire Donald Trump himself has openly criticized this decision, calling it a disaster … Continue reading Did Donald Trump’s Foundation Fund Citizens United?
Today Bernie Sanders finally released a tax return, only one year, 2014. The obvious questions is, why has it been so difficult for Senator Sanders to reveal his tax returns while his opponent Hillary Clinton has released several years of complete returns, opening her up to severe criticism over her income sources. After only … Continue reading Is Bernie Sanders “Douple Dipping” by Collecting Social Security While a US Senator? Why Also Invested in AIG subidiary VALIC
The following Friend of the Court Brief was sent to Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins, United States District Court, Northern District of California regarding the Intel 401K Class Action. January 15, 2016 TO: Judge Nathanael Cousins San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 7 – 4th Floor 280 South 1st Street San Jose, CA 95113 FROM: Bill Parish, Parish … Continue reading Friend of the Court Brief – Inside Story on Intel 401K Class Action, Why a Nuisance Suit