May 26, 2017
Taxes aren’t just about raising money for government. Policymakers engaging in tax reform must recognize how their decisions can disrupt markets for a wide range...
May 24, 2017
Meet the new estimate of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). It looks a lot like the old one . On May 24, the Congressional...
May 23, 2017
You know the old joke: An economist and a seaman are stranded on a desert island with only canned food to eat. But they have...
May 17, 2017
Oklahoma is running a nearly $1 billion budget deficit. The District of Columbia (DC) is enjoying a surplus. Yet both might kill scheduled tax cuts...
May 12, 2017
Like many of the five million tax filers who must pay the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT), I am trapped. I wrote a big check to...
May 15, 2017
Cutting tax rates on pass-through businesses to 15 percent appears to be a core element of President Trump’s tax agenda. However, new estimates from...
May 9, 2017
When President Trump announced his latest tax plan outline, he called for new individual tax rates of 10-25-35 percent. But he left out a critical...
May 8, 2017
General Electric decided to relocate its headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut, to Boston, Massachusetts, last year. To convince GE to make the move, state government agencies...
May 8, 2017
For all the attention being paid to the changes in the health insurance exchanges in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) it is easy...
May 5, 2017
The “Main Street Fairness Act” ( H.R. 5076 and S. 707 ) requires tax “parity” between businesses organized as pass-throughs and corporations. The legislation has...