July 18, 2017
Hours after the collapse of the Senate GOP leadership’s health plan, Republicans began to move on. The House began its efforts to write a tax...
July 18, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office released its Analysis of the President’s FY2018 Budget last week, estimating that the plan would reduce the federal budget deficit from...
July 13, 2017
The revised version of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s health bill would retain the Affordable Care Act’s 3.8 percent Net Investment Income Tax and its...
July 11, 2017
Ronald Reagan was president, fanny packs were all the rage, and the Tax Reform Act of 1986 was making its way through Congress. In our...
July 11, 2017
Congressional plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have governors worried – and with good reason. Although proposals continue to evolve, states stand...
July 11, 2017
The changes in taxes and health care benefits in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s alternative to the Affordable Care Act would leave lower-income households worse...
July 12, 2017
A tax proposal consistent with what the Trump Administration outlined in April could reduce federal revenues by as much as $7.8 trillion over the next...
July 10, 2017
A Midwestern state passing a budget is not typically front-page news in the New York Times . Then again, most states don't go 736 days...
July 6, 2017
In an updated analysis, the Tax Policy Center estimates that t he House Republican leadership’s 2016 tax blueprint would reduce economic output by 0.5 percent...
July 5, 2017
My family did Airbnb last month. We rented a nice cottage in northern Michigan. The price was right and it was comfortable…except for the ants. There weren’t a lot, but enough that I emailed the home owner/ host. She never responded but we dealt with it. After all, our expectations weren’t as high as if it were a hotel. Our host was sharing her home and we had a friendly, casual relationship. Or did we? When does sharing for a fee morph into something more formal?