July 16, 2020
Hope you had a Happy Tax Day. I’m still waiting for my refund. I filed my 2019 individual income tax return electronically on May 1...
July 15, 2020
Sometimes, the junk mail and the bills pile up unopened on my dining room table. The Internal Revenue Service has me beat. After the COVID-19...
July 14, 2020
May state sales tax receipts shrank by nearly $6 billion, or 21 percent, compared to May 2019, according to data compiled by the Tax Policy...
July 13, 2020
In 1970, Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute got a Moog synthesizer —a giant, unwieldy computer that created music. The sound was weird and quite evidently electronic. My...
July 8, 2020
When Congress returns from its summer break on July 20, its primary job (really, its only job) is to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress...
July 2, 2020
The tax community this week is mourning the loss of University of Southern California law professor Edward D. Kleinbard. Ed previously served as Chief of...
July 1, 2020
Revised forecast data from 27 states suggest tax revenues are expected to fall $34 billion short of pre-COVID-19 forecasts in fiscal year 2020.
July 1, 2020
How have we spent our first-ever extended tax filing season? Has the July 15 deadline changed Americans’ behavior?
June 30, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is driving a sharp decline in state and local income and sales tax revenues . But history suggests that one key local...
June 26, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has rolled up many different committee bills into a single, massive 2,300-page, $1.5 trillion infrastructure package that the Democratic-controlled House likely...