November 20, 2019
Several changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly reduce the tax benefits of taking out a home mortgage (though these changes are...
November 13, 2019
Late last month, the NCAA said college athletes could get paid for the commercial use of their likenesses or names, though it appeared to limit...
November 12, 2019
Politicians love to make claims about tax policy. This tax cut will create jobs! That one forced the school district to fire teachers! But too...
November 7, 2019
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has proposed a number of new taxes on high-income households. Add them up and many of the very wealthiest could pay marginal effective tax rates of more than 100 percent.
November 6, 2019
What happens when policymakers are not just trying to change economic behavior with tax policy? What happens when they're mad at an individual or organization?
November 5, 2019
Last week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a letter that reviewed how its revenue forecasts have declined over the past two years. While we...
November 5, 2019
On Friday, Elizabeth Warren released her financing plan for Medicare for All . It is predictably wonky and politically courageous—new spending is way more popular...
November 1, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has, as promised, released a plan to pay for her Medicare for All health insurance plan. She has come up...
November 1, 2019
Yesterday, the Treasury Department announced it would keep, but limit, an important tool added by the Obama Administration to stem tax-driven corporate inversions: the regulations...
October 31, 2019
Whatever else they do, the wealth taxes proposed by senators and Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will encourage the very...