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All That Glitters Is Not Gold
November 6, 2019
Warren’s Medicare for All “Employer Medicare Contribution” is a distortionary and regressive tax.
“See you in Court. Again.”
November 5, 2019
President Trump will take his tax return fight to the Supreme Court.
An Indirect Levy Is Still A Tax
November 4, 2019
Elizabeth Warren has a plan to finance Medicare for All.
An Elusive Spending Deal and An(other) Unclear Tax Plan
November 1, 2019
Treasury backs off some anti-inversion rules.
Rates, Protests, and Robocalls
October 31, 2019
The Federal Reserve Bank lowers interests rates as growth remains soft.
Paying For Universal Health Care, Taxing Guns
October 30, 2019
The CRFB estimates what it would take to pay for Medicare for All.
More Taxes on the Rich, Tax Breaks, and Tax Choices
October 29, 2019
Klobuchar would raise some capital gains taxes, impose a Buffett tax.
The Growing Deficit, Extenders, Estates, and Revenue
October 28, 2019
Despite nearly a decade of economic growth, last fiscal year’s federal deficit was almost $1 trillion.
Rates, Write-offs, and Wealth
October 25, 2019
Dereliction of duty?
Impunity, an Impasse, and Carbon Pricing
October 24, 2019
The Senate Won’t Reverse Treasury on SALT.
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