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...
October 30, 2019
If there is a Halloween-themed tax it’s got to be the death tax (the poll-tested moniker for estate taxes). And the estate tax has scared...
October 25, 2019
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says she’ll disclose her plan to pay for universal, public health care within the “next few weeks.” But finding the money won't be easy.
October 28, 2019
Like most states, Colorado and Texas do not have legislative or gubernatorial elections in 2019. Still, their voters are facing tricky, and potentially far-reaching, tax...
October 23, 2019
A new book by economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay,...
October 17, 2019
In a new report, my Urban Institute colleagues have estimated that a full-blown Medicare for All plan would increase federal government healthcare spending by a...