The ALP's super tax proposal is a boon for self-managed funds. The policy will rankle big institutions, but it offers an opportunity for certainty and bipartisan support.
This post originally appeared as an op-ed on Forbes here. Last week, Ohio House leadership introduced a substitute bill to Governor Kasich’s proposed budget that would make many notable improvements to the tax plan. This is good news,...Show More Summary
Heather Field (UC-Hastings) presents Aggressive Tax Planning and the Ethical Tax Lawyer at Pepperdine today as part of our Tax Policy Colloquium Series: [H]ow should a tax planner, who wants to engage in “permissible tax planning” but not cross the line over into “unethical loophole lawyering,” exercise her discretion and...
April 18--Gov. Jay Inslee took his bully pulpit underground Friday into the future University of Washington Station, to send a message that nothing less than $15 billion is acceptable to expand the regional light-rail network. That number...Show More Summary
The Club registers its disagreements with Senator Rubio’s tax plan–the biggest being that it prefers an even lower top marginal tax rate–but its white paper does a nice job of keeping those disagreements in perspective. The Club’s conclusion: While...Show More Summary
“Their tax plan would give the average millionaire and billionaire a $50,000 tax cut. That’s about what the average middle-class worker makes in an entire year.” – President Obama, Remarks at Working Mothers Town Hall, Charlotte, N.C., April 15, 2015 These comments by the president during a “town hall” event jumped out at The Fact […]
Marco Rubio’s tax plan is coming under fire from critics, notably the Wall Street Journal, but Charles Krauthammer says the backlash is unwarranted. “I supported [the Bowles-Simpson tax plan],” said Krauthammer on Wednesday’s Special...Show More Summary
At the Heritage Foundation today, Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) defended their tax plan, which has drawn both praise and criticism on the right. In lowering individual rates (to 15 percent and 35 percent), eliminating all but the mortgage and charitable deductions and including a $2,500 per child tax credit, they promise […]
The editors of the Wall Street Journal have the mirror image of my reaction to the senator: They wish he had stuck with his immigration bill longer, and they don’t like his tax plan. That’s in keeping with their two-decades-long hostility...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced his plans to run for the Presidency. One thing that sets him apart from the others that have announced so far is that he has a comparatively detailed tax plan that he released with Senator Mike Lee (R-UT). Show More Summary
12.1 million new jobs over 61 straight months of job growth: The clearest reflection that the economy works best when it’s working for everyone, not just the wealthy few. That’s what middle-class economics is all about. And it is the backbone of the President’s budget – the clearest reflection of his priorities. Show More Summary
On Sunday, Hillary Clinton put an end to two years of speculation by announcing that she will run for President in 2016, immediately making her the overwhelming frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. Despite the fact that Clinton has served both as a Senator and as Secretary of State, little is known about [...]
Whether you're ahead of the game or procrastinate until the last minute, filing your income taxes is rarely a gratifying experience, even in the best of circumstances. The mere mention of April 15 may be enough to prompt visions of gloom...Show More Summary
Clayton Kershaw and Jon Lester will both earn $30 million this season, but the Dodgers' ace could be on the hook for $2 million more in local taxes.
Morten Bennedsen & Stefan Zeume (Michigan), Corporate Tax Havens and Shareholder Value Chris Brooks (University of Reading) et al., Corporate Reputation and Optimal Tax Planning Wei Cui (University of British Columbia), Taxation of State Owned Enterprises: A Review of Empirical Evidence from China Judith Freedman (Oxford), Lord Hoffmann, Tax Law...
Maybe it’s just because Congress is on spring break and tax wonks don’t have much to talk about, but suddenly the idea of a consumption tax is getting a new look. The tax plan proposed earlier this month by senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) is one form of the levy. And tax […] The post Is a Consumption Tax Talk Making a Comeback? appeared first on TaxVox.
Australia's banks, credit unions want federal govt to scrap plans for bank deposit tax.
Jacqui Lambie’s latest brainwave, in a nutshell: Who’s been whispering in Lambie’s…
Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) made a big splash with their “Economic Growth and Family Fairness Tax Plan” last month, which among other things would create a new partially refundable $2,500 per child tax credit (CTC). ...Show More Summary
Someone mailed us their tax returns and documents today. We quickly sent it back to that individual, as we neither process tax returns nor assist individuals with tax planning or preparation. Tax documents contain a lot of private information...Show More Summary