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wealth tax

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Did President Biden and other Democrats read 18 th century revolutionary Tom Paine before they proposed their taxes on extreme wealth? Hard to know, but...
May 10, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
How to tax the rich? Let us count the ways. New taxes on capital income? Higher income tax rates? A wealth tax? Some mash-up of...
March 31, 2022Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) likes to say : “There are two tax codes in the United States: one for workers who pay...
October 25, 2021Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
If you want to know why a wealth tax would be an administrative nightmare, take a look at the dispute over the estate of pop...
July 12, 2021Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A few years ago, Ta-Nehesi Coates wrote a powerful essay, “The Case for Reparations” for The Atlantic . Reparations, he affirmed, would help close the...
February 3, 2021Janet HoltzblattNoah Zwiefel
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
I look forward to the day when the economy is strong enough that we can worry about the gigantic debt left behind by federal relief and recovery efforts.
May 28, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Excluding tax hikes to fund Medicare for All, Sanders would boost federal revenue by about 3.6 percent of gross domestic product.
March 19, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
TaxVox’s Lump Of Coal Award For The Ten Worst Tax Policy Ideas of 2019 It is that time again. TaxVox somehow has whittled down its...
December 23, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has proposed a number of new taxes on high-income households. Add them up and many of the very wealthiest could pay marginal effective tax rates of more than 100 percent.
November 7, 2019Howard Gleckman