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wealth tax

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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What happens when policymakers are not just trying to change economic behavior with tax policy? What happens when they're mad at an individual or organization?
November 6, 2019Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Whatever else they do, the wealth taxes proposed by senators and Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will encourage the very...
October 31, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says she’ll disclose her plan to pay for universal, public health care within the “next few weeks.” But finding the money won't be easy.
October 25, 2019Howard Gleckman