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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Our teenage son called me from school in the middle of the day last month. I braced myself. Generally, those calls come when there’s a...
October 4, 2023Renu Zaretsky
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
At the beginning of “Rounders,” a movie about poker, the lead character describes an important rule of gambling: “If you can’t spot the sucker in...
August 28, 2023Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Unlike Santa, governments want at least some residents to be a little “naughty” and continue do things it considers harmful so it can collect “sin taxes” on their behavior.
December 4, 2019Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Three Tax Lessons from the First Year of Widespread Legal Sports Betting A year ago, the Supreme Court legalized one of America’s favorite illegal pastimes:...
May 22, 2019Richard C. Auxier
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
I don’t have an official over-under for the number of states that will legalize sports gambling in 2019, but I know it’s high. Since the...
January 10, 2019Richard C. Auxier
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
If you are a regular reader the Tax Policy Center’s morning news summary, the Daily Deduction , you’ve probably noticed a fascinating trend: The rise...
June 14, 2018Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Will the Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to legalize sports betting be the tax revenue jackpot that some states hope for? Perhaps, but plenty of...
May 16, 2018Howard Gleckman