August 26, 2019
It’s an unusually glamorous time to be an accountant in Minnesota. Over the past year, certified public accountants (CPAs) and other professional tax preparers have...
August 19, 2019
All states with an income tax link to the federal tax system to some degree. This system of federal-state conformity helps taxpayers by standardizing the...
August 20, 2019
No, The US Is Not Overtaxed. Despite what you may have heard, Americans are taxed less than residents of almost any other major developed country...
August 16, 2019
In his defense this week of the Trump Administration’s “public charge rule” that aims to limit immigration for people perceived likely to need public benefits,...
August 15, 2019
Why Carbon Taxes Are So Hard To Pass Economists love carbon taxes . According to polls, so do roughly two-thirds of Americans. Yet voters in...
August 13, 2019
The recent feud between President Trump and Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) over conditions in Baltimore may have one benefit: it lets us reopen a debate...
August 7, 2019
Contributing to my own retirement in a tax-advantaged savings account is a lot like placing that plane's oxygen mask on myself first in an emergency—but doing so might not be obvious to many women like me.
August 8, 2019
Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate, retired last week after 18 years on the job. While few taxpayers knew who she was, she was a tireless advocate for low-income tax filers.
August 6, 2019
Few of the 47 percent of who pay no federal income tax are off the rolls for very long.
August 5, 2019
Presidential hopeful and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has proposed a tax on wealth that would make ultra-millionaires pay 2 cents! Yep, that is what she...