September 24, 2020
It is hard to overestimate what a dismal fiscal future the Congressional Budget Office foresees. In its new long-term budget estimate , CBO projects that...
September 16, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has proposed raising tax rates on long-term capital gains income for the highest-income investors from the current 23.8 percent to...
September 15, 2020
Many low- and moderate-income households no doubt were assisted greatly by enhanced federal unemployment insurance benefits that they received earlier this year and would be...
September 11, 2020
The newly published results of an extensive survey of public views on taxes find deep partisan divisions and a widespread lack of understanding about federal taxes.
September 9, 2020
Congress continues to struggle to reach agreement on a new round of economic relief for millions of people suffering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 2, 2020
Conserving nature—not paving over it—is "pretty cool," so much so that our tax code has for decades offered an tax incentive to do it through “conservation easements.” But a certain kind of scam has taken that incentive to another level entirely.
September 1, 2020
Is Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden proposing to raise taxes on low- and middle-income households? He emphatically says no. President Trump and his allies say...
August 25, 2020
President Trump is formally kicking off his reelection campaign with a couple of pages of bullet points. It makes for a thin tax policy agenda.
August 20, 2020
Uber and Lyft are threating to shut down operations in California because the state considers their drivers employees rather than independent contractors. The distinction might...
August 19, 2020
The real question for Biden is how much of his ambitious tax plan could Congress realistically pass next year.