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...
August 1, 2019
The economic benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) seem to have petered out. The US economy grew robustly in late 2017, perhaps...
July 31, 2019
In his 2005 State of the State address, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sounded like he was being chased by the new Terminator T1000 : It...
July 25, 2019
When you filed your tax return last spring, did you check off the "Presidential Election Campaign" box on the Form 1040? Didn’t think so. Hardly...
July 24, 2019
For decades, the debate over tax reform has focused on lowering rates and broadening the tax base. That is, curbing or even eliminating the annual...
July 17, 2019
About 82 percent of individual and business taxes due are paid voluntarily and on time. But not all taxpayers pay all they owe. Thus, the...
July 16, 2019
A spike in announcements of bonus payments for workers followed the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in December 2017, and President...
July 16, 2019
The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday to repeal the 2010 Affordable Care Act’s Cadillac tax on generous employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI). The bill, which...