October 4, 2017
This month and next, the Tax Hound looks at Benton Harbor and Detroit, Michigan. How are two troubled cities using tax policy to sustain or revitalize themselves?
October 3, 2017
The sketch of a tax plan released last week by President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership quietly includes one provision that could raise taxes...
September 29, 2017
The tax outline unveiled this week by President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership would reduce federal revenue by $2.4 trillion over the next decade,...
September 27, 2017
President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership released their newest highly-promoted tax plan today . Although the president promised yesterday it would be a “very...
September 25, 2017
Top aides to President Donald Trump argue that tax relief for the accumulated foreign earnings of US-based multinational corporations would be a boon for US...
September 22, 2017
In principle, well designed tax cuts can increase US investment and lending by foreigners which can, in turn, increase the aggregate US capital stock and,...
September 20, 2017
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and President Trump have more in common than either would likely admit. For example, both have grand, ambitious plans they cannot...
September 19, 2017
Today I had the chance to testify before the Senate Finance Committee on business tax reform. Here are my opening remarks. You can find my...
September 18, 2017
President Trump and his top economic advisers often argue that a major tax reform would permanently boost the nation’s economic growth rate to 3 percent...
September 14, 2017
Lawmakers of both parties have been talking about restructuring the refundable tax credits, such as the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit,...