March 18, 2020
Giving people cash is a great way to soften COVID-19’s economic blow. But it’s sparked a classic debate. Should the federal government give money to...
March 18, 2020
Democrats and Republicans seem to be reaching a growing consensus that one way the federal government can respond to the coronavirus pandemic is to send...
March 19, 2020
Excluding tax hikes to fund Medicare for All, Sanders would boost federal revenue by about 3.6 percent of gross domestic product.
March 17, 2020
COVID-19 poses a severe threat not only to public health but also to the overall U.S. economy. The Nation’s policy response should focus on three...
March 13, 2020
Pi Day is one of my favorite holidays, where I have a chance to celebrate math, pies, and puns. All of which I love. This...
March 12, 2020
President Trump says he wants to allow “certain” people and businesses to delay tax filing in an apparent effort to stabilize the economy in the...
March 13, 2020
President Trump and some members of Congress are promoting a payroll tax cut to respond to the growing coronavirus outbreak. But if they are looking...
March 11, 2020
President Trump seems to want Congress to pass tax breaks for industries hard-hit by collapsing demand in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. While we...
March 6, 2020
On March 3, the Treasury Department put out a press release saying that 2018’s charitable giving “appeared largely unchanged from previous years,” despite a “concern...
March 9, 2020
Last month, an Idaho lawmaker called the property tax “ inherently evil ” and suggested the state repeal it and replace the foregone revenue with...