The Virginia Tax Review has published Vol. 35, No. 2 (Winter 2016): Julien Chaisse (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Investor-state Arbitration in International Tax Dispute Resolution: A Cut Above Dedicated Tax Dispute Resolution?, 35 Va. Tax Rev. 149 (2016) Victoria J. Haneman (Concordia), The Collision of Student Loan Debt and...
Ireland and the U.K. both tried it, but the few upsides they saw may be hard to replicate.
Wednesday night’s presidential debate — the last, thankfully, of this cycle — was not a revelation. It was confirmation. This is election is not about left or right, your team or mine, tax cuts or tax hikes, expanding or crimping the welfare state, Obamacare or the Ryan budget, a slightly more liberal Supreme Court or […]
Donald Trump avoided answering when Fox News’ Chris Wallace asked him whether he would back a compromise package of Social Security and Medicare reforms that balances benefit cuts with tax increases. “We’re cutting taxes, we’re going to grow the economy. Show More Summary
Today is October 18, the date in 2005 when the national debt passed the $8 trillion mark. Today it stands at $19.7 trillion, or more than $60,000 per person. Here are some interesting links I came across: Tax Initiatives on the November Ballot: We list significant tax-related ballot initiatives that voters will be deciding next month. Show More Summary
Under Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,Canada has chosen a carbon tax as its national policy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, a move that could have major repercussions around the world, and, especially, here in its Southern neighbor. The move – fulfilling a campaign promise and hailed by most environmental groups, is truly groundbreaking, one that … Continued
"Tax cuts skewed towards the wealthy elite starve our communities of much-needed resources while further tilting the scales towards large corporations and the rich."- Stephen Rouzer at Main Street Alliance If you cut taxes for the rich...Show More Summary
Emissions regulations are getting stronger by the year and governments of the world are pushing electric vehicles hard with various tax breaks and incentives. But, researching, developing, and creating EV architecture and technology isn’t only hard, it’s expensive. Show More Summary
The World Health Organization took two actions yesterday to encourage people to cut down on consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. It issued a report urging national governments to consider taxes: “Taxes on sugary drinks: Why do it? Governments can take a number of actions to improve availability and access to healthy foods and have a positive […]
PARIS (Reuters) - France will offer companies the same tax credit when they buy gasoline cars than the one currently allowed for diesel cars, its energy minister said on Thursday, removing a key tax break that had boosted sales of diesel cars in the past.
Hillary Clinton is proposing a new tax cut that would give an additional $1,000 a year or more to millions of parents of young children, part of a larger plan for middle-class tax cuts. The new plan would double the child tax credit to $2,000 per child for families with children ages 4 and under. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is not only pushing a massive tax cut that disproportionately benefits the wealthy of the wealthy. His campaign is also lying about it.
Mr. Trump would simplify the tax code but cut taxes mainly for the rich and add trillions of dollars to federal debt, the analysis found.
I know this is pretty meaningless, but TPC has released its latest—and presumably final—analyses of the Trump and Clinton tax plans. There's nothing surprising in them: Trump's plan features gigantic tax cuts for the wealthy and Clinton's features big tax increases on the wealthy. Show More Summary
Clinton would raise taxes by $1.4 trillion over a decade, with 92% of the increase in 2017 extracted from the highest earning 1%.
As we observed yesterday, Paul Ryan has been able to retain the reputation as a Man of Great Principle and Seriousity based around “wonky” policy proposals that are absolutely bog-standard Republican “massive upper-class tax cuts and defense spending increases funded through slashing programs for the poor and asterisks” cons. For this reason, he has somehow […]
Trump is proposing massive tax cuts for both individuals and businesses. The conservative Tax Foundation estimates that the bottom 80 percent of taxpayers would see their after-tax income rise from 0.8 percent to 1.9 percent. Trump's...Show More Summary
Two big items of news in Lauren Fox's amazingly reported piece on Trump and the middle class tax cut. First, she finally got the goods on whether or not Trump tried to get the New York City middle class tax break. He did. Second, Trump...Show More Summary
Today is October 7, the date in 1765 when the Stamp Act Congress gathered in New York City to develop a unified response to the British Stamp Act, going into effect on November 1. It was the first-ever gathering of elected representatives...Show More Summary
“If Donald Trump is elected president and Republicans hold onto Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan is bluntly promising to ram a partisan agenda through Capitol Hill next year, with Obamacare repeal and trillion-dollar tax cuts likely at the top of [...]