June 16, 2017
Federal tax receipts have been coming in more slowly than expected, according to the Congressional Budget Office . Through the first eight months of the...
June 14, 2017
When historians tell the story of the great tax debate of 2017, they may mark down yesterday, June 13, as the day tax reform died...
June 14, 2017
The tax cut that Kansas Governor Sam Brownback hailed in 2012 as “a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy” has been...
June 15, 2017
President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would result in deep cuts to federal payments to states. Federal funds currently account for nearly a third of state...
June 13, 2017
Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is generating some buzz for publishing a 56-page report on what he considers the most egregious preferences in the tax code...
June 9, 2017
This piece was originally published on Urban.org . May was Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the collective identity and diversity of...
June 8, 2017
Heated debates about travel bans and border walls seem to dominate the news cycle, but what do we really know about the effects of immigration?...
June 7, 2017
Just as President Trump is ramping up his push for a major tax cut that he believes will pay for itself through faster economic growth,...
June 14, 2017
The Trump Administration and congressional Republicans remain stalemated over how to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA). One major problem: The House...
June 7, 2017
“Diet soda doesn’t have sugar. Are bubbles bad for you?” Daniel asked. Nope. The mayor of Seattle had good intentions for taxing a wider range of beverages, but the road to bad tax policy often is paved with good intentions.