June 5, 2018
Government budget and tax analysts who estimate future federal revenues and spending are among the most talented people I know. They probably are a lot...
May 24, 2018
Yesterday, the IRS issued a notice warning states that are contemplating one workaround to the Tax Cut and Jobs Act’s (TCJA) $10,000 annual limit on...
May 24, 2018
The Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of 2018 , introduced in Congress after February’s Parkland FL school shooting, would increase federal excise taxes...
May 23, 2018
While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act significantly cuts taxes for US corporations, it may have created so much uncertainty that the promised benefits of...
May 22, 2018
Based on recommendations by the nation’s governors, the Treasury Department and IRS have designated Opportunity Zones where corporations and individuals with capital gains will receive...
May 16, 2018
Will the Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to legalize sports betting be the tax revenue jackpot that some states hope for? Perhaps, but plenty of...
May 14, 2018
While other states are considering workarounds to the Tax Cut and Jobs Act’s (TCJA) $10,000 annual limit on the federal deduction for state and local...
May 11, 2018
Seattle is currently having a contentious debate over a proposed "head tax" to fund more affordable housing and services for its large and growing homeless...
May 10, 2018
Proponents of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) claimed it would boost the US economy and generate higher incomes for the American people. At...
May 9, 2018
Cities and counties all over the US have been offering Amazon billions of dollars in tax cuts to lure...