Who is driving the Trump tax bus? The proverbial “White House official” says that it is White House adviser Gary Cohn, according to Bloomberg. But Steven Mnuchin, who is likely to be confirmed as Treasury Secretary as soon as today, told the Senate Finance Committee that he’d be the point man.
Who likes a carbon tax? A group of former senior Republican policy advisers and business executives, including former Treasury secretaries James Baker, Henry Paulson, and George Shultz, and top White House economic advisers Marty Feldstein and Greg Mankiw like one.
Thinking through the pesky details of a destination-based cash flow tax. TPC’s Howard Gleckman outlines five of the biggest technical challenges supporters will have to address if Congress is going to enact the House GOP’s controversial business tax plan.
Should they stay or should they go? Republican lawmakers on the Hill face a stark choice: Do they keep some or all of $1 trillion in Affordable Care Act tax in order to fund its replacement, or repeal them?