Happy Tax Day everyone! Well, maybe not everyone. Okay, probably nobody. If you were owed a refund hopefully you already filed your taxes earlier this year to receive your money … READ MORE
Why a Capital Gains Tax Cut Doesn’t Make Sense for a Stimulus Plan
As the United States suffered record-breaking job losses in April thanks to COVID-19, the federal government is putting together another round of economic aid. The Trump administration has proposed cutting … READ MORE
A Eulogy for the Cadillac Tax
The end-of-year budget deal passed by the House and Senate repealed the so-called “Cadillac Tax.” While never implemented, the Cadillac Tax would have placed a 40 percent excise tax on … READ MORE
How Much Money Is There in Better Tax Enforcement?
In her plan to pay for Medicare for All, Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently proposed raising $2.3 trillion dollars over 10 years from simply better enforcement of existing tax laws. While … READ MORE
A Good Tax Idea and a Bad Tax Idea From the GOP
While all eyes are on impeachment, some folks in Washington are still continuing to propose legislation on bread and butter policy issues. Notably, there are two tax policy ideas some … READ MORE
Senate Democrats Attempt to Pass $650 Billion Tax Cut
The ease and level in which the Republican Party has thrown fiscal responsibility out the window over the last three years has been a galling display of hypocrisy that will … READ MORE
Want to Tax Wealth? Implement a VAT.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates made headlines last week when, in an interview with Bloomberg, he expressed openness to the idea of Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax, which would impose a tax … READ MORE
Where Elizabeth Warren and Republicans Might Have Common Ground on Taxes
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made private equity companies a villain of her presidential campaign, and has introduced a big plan to try to punish them. While a lot of her … READ MORE