The estate planning world is stunned by the news that Prince passed away without a will. Prince performing at Coachella in 2008. Photo by Scott Penner CC BY-SA 3.0 via Flickr and Wikimedia Commons While lots of folks delay officially...Show More Summary
Yesterday, the Missouri Senate sidelined a vote on a sales tax plan. 50 Cent proved an inadvertent ally in Democratic Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal's efforts to keep the legislation from moving forward, as the Associated Press reports. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have contrasting tax plans, but who knew their disagreements extended to soda taxes? Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) is advocating for a 3 cents per ounce (36 cents per can) tax...Show More Summary
Sanders' financial transactions tax plan hasn't gotten the hearing it deserves.
Bernie Sanders says the U.S. can easily afford free college tuition at state universities by levying a small tax on Wall Street trading, but a leading tax think tank says his revenue estimates from such a tax are vastly overstated. Why the discrepancy?
The architect of some of the worst far-right economic plans in modern times has a message for voters: Ted Cruz's tax plan "is better than Reagan's."
Today is Tax Day, so the RNC thought it would be the perfect opportunity to highlight the hypocrisy of Hillary Clinton’s tax plan. In a letter...
A robust democratic state cannot survive with basic inequality, and President Obama is driving the country apart — no, not because of any tax plans or healthcare deals, but because the president is the only person who gets to see Game of Thrones early. A journalist (if you saw Spotlight, ... More »
On the one hand... Source: Townhall.com One can't help but look at the current debacle and consider whether, just as we warned, The Cloward-Piven strategy is reaching a pivotal moment... In the mid-sixties at the height of the “social revolution” the line between democratic benevolence and outright communism became rather blurry. Show More Summary
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images It is only April and we have heard presidential candidates propose some of the biggest and most ambitious tax plans in modern US history. Donald Trump is proposing the largest tax cut ever, and Ted Cruz is not far behind. Bernie Sanders has proposed the biggest [...]
The tax plans of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump might seem fine if you don’t think about the actual values. Tax cuts. Less government spending. But then it gets tricky… Tags: elections, taxes
What does it make clear? Not just Cruz’s simple flat tax plan, but the bigger difference between his campaign and Donald’s. Do you see what that was? That was a clear explanation of a policy goal. It was also an appeal to the actualShow More Summary
British Prime Minister David Cameron lashed out Monday at what he called "deeply hurtful and profoundly untrue" claims about his late father's financial arrangements. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Saturday: This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts Why Universities Hire Co-Deans To Lead Their Law Schools WSJ: Taxation Without Exasperation—It's Time To Adopt Michael Graetz's 'Competitive Tax Plan' Marquette To Fire Tenured Professor For Blogging Unless He Apologizes The IRS Scandal, Day 1066 Sunday: 2016 Religious Law School...
Wall Street Journal, Taxation Without Exasperation: It doesn’t have to be this way. Raising revenue for the federal government doesn’t have to intrude so much into the lives of so many Americans. Nothing dictates our current system except habit, familiarity and vested interest. It isn’t hard to imagine a system...
Senator Bernie Sanders, the candidate with credit card debt, has been giving insights regarding his tax plans and how he would like to transform the federal tax code if elected as the President of the United States. In early March 2016, his proposed tax plan was released by the Tax Policy Center (TPC). Show More Summary
By Lia Sestric, Contributor Republican presidential candidate and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump has big plans for your wallet. Trump's tax plan looks to make sweeping tax cuts across every income level. However, his tax plan has raised...Show More Summary
Len Burman (Tax Policy Center) presents An Analysis of the Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders Tax Plans at Georgetown today as part of its Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop Series hosted by John Brooks and Itai Grinberg: Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s tax proposal would (1) repeal the corporate income...
The website Vox has a "tax calculator" that promises to tell you "How Each Presidential Candidate's Tax Plan Affects You." Actually, it's a gimmick that is entirely useless except as a deceptive advertisement for Hillary Clinton.
The infamous Microsoft help paperclip makes a timely appearance, providing options for all of your year-end tax planning needs. h/t @ebitdad