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,...
September 13, 2017
An Experiment: How Low Could Tax Rates Go If Congress Eliminated All Tax Expenditures? How low could Congress cut tax rates without losing revenue? To...
September 12, 2017
President Trump and lawmakers such as Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) agree that the child tax credit should be improved. They might consider increasing the credit...
September 11, 2017
The Trump Administration and key congressional Republicans have proposed repealing the itemized deduction for state and local taxes as one way to help pay for...
September 8, 2017
President Trump and congressional Republicans are pressing ahead on a tax bill that will almost certainly include a major corporate tax cut. And they are...
September 7, 2017
The NFL season kicks off this week with all 32 teams in action, but the focus for many fans will be on the fantasy teams...
September 6, 2017
Why would sensible people buy lottery tickets, where their chances of coming away with big bucks are vanishingly small, but be so reluctant to contribute to retirement savings?
September 5, 2017
Hurricane Harvey’s historic flooding has brought out the best in many people. They have put their lives in danger to save strangers, shared their food,...
August 31, 2017
This week two law professors and President Trump agreed: The tax code should include a political litmus test. They came at the issue from vastly...
August 30, 2017
In a much-promoted speech today, President Trump vowed in Springfield MO that a coming tax bill would “benefit loyal, hard-working Americans and their families” and...