Following up on Sunday's post, Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan: Hoover Institution: Hillary Clinton’s Upside Down Tax Reforms, by Richard A. Epstein (NYU) Human Events: Hillary’s Inconceivably Stupid Capital-Gains Tax Scheme, by Lawrence Kudlow (CNBC) Investor's Business Daily: Clinton Cap-Gains Plan, by Stephen Moore (Cato Institute) New York Times:...
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The Wall Street Journal reports that Hillary Clinton's tax plan is starting to take shape: Hillary Clinton will propose a sharp increase in the capital-gains tax rate for the highest earners for investments held only a few years, a campaign official said Friday. Show More Summary
Presidential contender Hillary Clinton's proposed plan to overhaul capital gains taxes aims to foster long-term growth by taxing some short-term investments at higher rates, an aide for her campaign said on Monday. Although details of...Show More Summary
July 16--TAMPA -- A proposed half-cent sales tax increase for transportation projects inched closer to the ballot Thursday, though its endorsement by a group of Hillsborough County political leaders was less than ringing. The county's...Show More Summary
Two recent Tax Court cases, published on the same day, illustrate the need for taxpayers to be careful when planning how to work out the economic effects of a divorce. Though the rules are fairly straight-forward, as tax rules go, it...Show More Summary
Party insists it won't reintroduce a carbon tax and says claims it wants to are misleading.
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So here is a truly brilliant, if slightly ghoulish tax plan. Jeffrey Webber is a venture-capital investor and private-equity fund manager. His advisor, William Lipkind, came up with a vehicle that would not only defer gain on some of his investments, but also totally avoid income tax when he and [...]
Greece refuses to accept creditor demands for pension and tax reforms, making a deal less and less likely.
Last week Rand Paul unveiled his plan for the “Fair and Flat Tax.” That makes him the latest – but certainly not the last – presidential candidate to embrace the rhetoric of flatness. If recent experience is any guide, it won’t be an easy sell. Show More Summary
Rand Paul has released his tax plan, to unbridled acrimony from the left, but there is a lot of good there.
Hoping that switching the conversation from his “unconventional” foreign policy to domestic affairs will revive his flagging presidential ambitions, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has taken to the Journal Op-Ed page to introduce his plan to reform the United States federal tax system. “…I am announcing an over $2 trillion tax cut that would repeal the entire […]
MORE ON THE PROS AND CONS OF RAND PAUL’S FLAT TAX PLAN: A moderate con by Ramesh Ponnuru: The plan may look as though it cuts middle-class taxes because he would not apply his flat tax to families of four making less than $50,000 and he abolishes the payroll tax. But the plan taxes everyone […]
STEVE MOORE: “Rand Paul overnight changed the dynamics of the Republican presidential race on Thursday when he released his Fair and Flat Tax plan.” It is a one-rated, 14.5 percent flat tax devised with help from Art Laffer, Steve Forbes, and Heritage’s Moore: The 14.5 percent tax would apply to wages, salaries, capital gains, rents, […]
A variety of Republican presidential candidates insist that a flat tax is a great idea. Arithmetic tells a different story.
Surprise, surprise. The overpaid bloviators on Faux "news" think Sen. Rand Paul's flat tax plan, which would lower their taxes, is a great idea. As Media Matters noted this morning, Steve Doocy was literally applauding for it duringShow More Summary
Rand Paul shared an overview of a “fair and flat tax” plan he will soon unveil on Capitol Hill. The Republican presidential hopeful said the flat tax would would benefit all hard-working Americans to keep more of the money they earned while simplifying the United States daunting and massive tax code. Show More Summary
Another Republican, another tax plan that favors the rich while throwing a bone at everyone else
Rand Paul talks taxes in the Wall Street Journal today: My tax plan would blow up the tax code and start over. In consultation with some of the top tax experts in the country, including the Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore.... Hmmm. Show More Summary