February 18, 2020
The IRS and Census Bureau estimate that only about 78 percent of people who are eligible for the earned income tax credit (EITC) get it...
February 14, 2020
Does Valentine’s Day make you think about marriage? If you need one more reason to take that step, consider that Uncle Sam may already have...
February 14, 2020
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February 12, 2020
The Trump Administration would miss its revenue targets by at least $3 trillion under more realistic economic assumptions...
February 11, 2020
I often see tax proposals that are well-intentioned but poorly designed. I sometimes see ideas that are well designed but wrong-headed. President Trump's private education tax credit is both...
February 7, 2020
States often fail at tax reform. But few efforts flop as spectacularly as Utah’s did. Utah passed sweeping tax reform legislation in December 2019. Utah...
February 10, 2020
Has the $10,000 cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction included in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act produced a mass migration...
February 5, 2020
In last night’s State of the Union address , President Trump declared, “Our economy is the best it has ever been.” And, he added, “If...
January 30, 2020
The Congressional Budget Office just projected a series of $1 trillion budget deficits—as far as the eye can see. Narrowing that deficit will require not...