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The Tax Hound
A Monthly Column Linking Tax Policy to Our Everyday Lives
Tax policy isn't just for economists, lawyers, or policymakers. Taxes affect us all and The Tax Hound engages the rest of us in interesting conversations about what government taxes, and why.
July 1, 2018
Understanding The Appeal Of Claims That “47 Percent” Pay No Income Tax
It might be the best-known statistic in tax policy: 47 percent of federal tax filing households pay no net federal income tax. After the Tax...
May 8, 2018
What Republicans and Democrats Can Learn from “The Myth of Millionaire Tax Flight”
In red states like Oklahoma , Kentucky , and West Virginia , teachers forced legislators to confront how low-tax policies have starved their education systems...
April 20, 2018
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