March 27, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act included a new federal incentive—Opportunity Zones—to spur investment in poor and undercapitalized communities. These incentives could become the nation’s...
March 26, 2018
For all the hype about more take-home pay, new corporate investment, and bonuses in the wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), what...
March 22, 2018
As this fiscal year began, Congress faced budget projections that showed rapidly rising deficits and debt over the next 10 years. Lawmakers reacted by cutting...
March 21, 2018
It appears that Congress is about to miss its last real opportunity to address the online sales tax problem before the Supreme Court rules on...
March 21, 2018
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed a $100 million tax cut last Monday. The bill would reduce Idaho’s individual and corporate income tax rates and lower...
March 19, 2018
You’ve probably heard the statistic: “On average, Americans think 28 percent of the federal budget is spent on foreign aid, when it is about 1...
March 16, 2018
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the most far-reaching tax legislation since the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (TRA86). It also put...
March 12, 2018
Philadelphia’s tax on drinks with a sugar-based sweetener or artificial sugar substitute is not bringing in as much revenue as originally projected. As a result,...
March 9, 2018
Late last October, Governor Dan Malloy approved a two-year $40.2 billion budget for Connecticut more than 100 days after the fiscal year began. A strongly...
March 7, 2018
Last month, I had to tell my middle-school age children that something really bad happened at a high school. Not at the high school just over a mile from our home in Michigan, but at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Our children were horrified by the tragedy, and given a recent action by our school board, by something else.