Taxes
  • U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks at a rally in Los Angeles

    Beto O'Rourke Proposes 'War Tax'

    By Michael Rainey

    Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is proposing to create a “war tax” that would fund a trust fund dedicated to veterans’ benefits including health care and disability compensation. The...

  • Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks onstage at the Presidential Candidate Forum hosted by NALEO at Telemundo Center in Miami

    Bernie Sanders Goes Big on Student Debt Forgiveness

    Bernie Sanders is taking the idea of student debt cancelation to a new level. The Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate unveiled a plan on Monday that would have the U.S. government...

  • Blue States Millionaires Would Be Big Winners from SALT Cap Repeal

    By Michael Rainey

    Some lawmakers from high-tax blue states want to repeal the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions imposed by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but according to the Joint Committee on Taxation, doing...

  • Billionaires: Please Tax Us More

    By Michael Rainey

    A group of extraordinarily wealthy Americans that includes Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, Walt Disney Company heiress Abigail Disney and investor and philanthropist George Soros have issued a...

  • Is Big Government Making a Comeback?

    By Michael Rainey

    Recognizing a growing hostility toward major social welfare programs, President Bill Clinton famously announced that “the era of big government is over” back in 1996. Twenty years later, Democratic...

  • U.S. President Trump celebrates with Congressional Republicans after passage of GOP tax bill at the White House in Washington

    How Washington Stopped Worrying About the Debt

    By Michael Rainey

    A major attitude shift has washed over Washington, The Wall Street Journal’s Kate Davidson and Jon Hilsenrath wrote Thursday: “Political support for taming federal debt has melted away.” Not so long...

  • 7 Ways to Fix America’s Fiscal Mess

    Tackling the $22 trillion national debt can be done in very different ways. Underscoring that point, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, a non-profit, non-partisan organization focused on increasing...

  • Did Corporations Really Need the Tax Cuts?

    By Michael Rainey

    Critics of the Republican tax overhaul said they while tax cuts might provide a sugar high for the economy in the short run, large corporations didn’t really need the boost since most were already in...

  • Is It Even Possible to Tax the Rich More?

    Proposals to hike taxes on the rich have long elicited a predictable response, New York Times columnist David Leonhardt writes : “It will wreck the economy.” That argument has become less common,...

  • FILE PHOTO:  U.S. President Trump displays signature after signing tax bill into law at the White House in Washington

    Why Trump’s Tax Cuts Failed to Spark an Investment Boom

    By Michael Rainey

    One major selling point of the Republican tax overhaul, which lowered the corporate tax rate to 21 percent and sweetened the rules for capital expensing, was a promised boost in investment by U.S...

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