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How Should We Tax The Rich
September 10, 2019
A cheat sheet on some of the leading ideas.
The Lowest-Income Families Could Receive Larger Child Tax Credits With A Few Changes To The Tax Code
April 5, 2019
The child tax credit (CTC) provides a credit of up to $2,000 per child for families with children under 17. But low-income families often get...
A Cool Tool That Shows How Various Elements Of The TCJA Affect Revenues And Incomes
March 26, 2019
How did key elements of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) affect the after-tax incomes of various income groups? And what would happen...
Fixing The TCJA: Restore The Personal Exemption
March 21, 2019
Now that Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives, some lawmakers are looking for ways to rewrite the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs...
"Let Me Tell You About The Very Rich. They Are Different From You And Me.”
March 18, 2019
F. Scott Fitzgerald wasn’t talking about the way they make their money, or the taxes they pay, but he could have been. According to a...
There Are Better Ways To Tax The Rich Than A Wealth Tax Or A 70 Percent Top Rate
February 4, 2019
Taxing the rich is suddenly all the rage among many of the Democratic party’s highest profile politicians. There is a better way to do it....
Raise the 15 Percent Tax Rate on Capital Gains To Boost Revenue In A Progressive Way
October 11, 2017
Republican leaders have several challenges to overcome before they can pass a big tax bill. Here are two: (1) They need revenue to pay for...
Caught Again By The AMT
May 12, 2017
Like many of the five million tax filers who must pay the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT), I am trapped. I wrote a big check to...
Do High State Taxes Drive Away Millionaires? Not Really
May 26, 2016
Liberals and conservatives have been arguing for years over whether high taxes drive away those with high-incomes. Do millionaires flee from high-tax...
Why One Hedge Fund Manager Really May Be Leaving New Jersey
May 6, 2016
The New York Post recently reported that hedge fund manager David Tepper is going to “ destroy New Jersey ” by moving to Florida. He will do this,...
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