Co-authored by Rhode Island State Senator Gayle Goldin It’s great to see people from all political camps talking about paid leave. Caring for babies, recovering from surgeries, and helping ailing partners or parents affects nearly everyone. Show More Summary
White House chief of staff Reince Priebus told The Associated Press that he expects a health care plan to emerge in "the first few days of March." On Sunday, White House advisers held a three-hour meeting on health care at Trump's South...Show More Summary
As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his first month and make progress on … Click to Continue »
Tired of being confronted by reporters and the job of actually being President, man-child Donald Trump decided he needed a huge ego boost and a chance to talk without being questioned, so he held a creepy rally in Florida at the taxpayers’ expense. Show More Summary
In my work to prepare for the Future of Labor conversation we had at NewCo Shift a few weeks ago, I talked to a number of experts who are studying job losses due to automation and thinking about what might be done about it. Two ideas that came up a number of times were the […]
Senators and Representatives are headed back to their states and Congressional districts for the long President's Day weekend. Tucked into the bags that Republicans are taking home are some talking points on how they plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare. Show More Summary
Since the election of President Trump, Washington has been buzzing with talk of tax reform. Yet surprisingly little attention has been paid to the effect federal tax reform might have on state tax systems across the country.
Submitted by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, The last couple of weeks have been wild. Egged on by Trump’s talk of “yuuugeeee” tax cuts, the stock market has propelled upwards in an unrelenting march to record highs. ZerohedgeShow More Summary
To say that House Speaker Paul Ryan is jazzed about tax reform legislation is an understatement.
When Intel's CEO appeared at the White House last week to announce a revived effort to build a new factory in Chandler, he talked about the need for more favorable … Click to Continue »
Donald Trump made international trade, and his skepticism thereof, a centerpiece of his presidential campaign. Yet Wall Street, ever hopeful, saw those promises as bluster, choosing instead to focus on Trump’s talk of corporate tax cuts...Show More Summary
A legal expert from the J+O Firm talks capital, patents, taxes, crowdfunding, and—oh yeah—remembering to form your company. A legal expert from the J+O Firm talks capital, patents, taxes, crowdfunding, and—oh yeah—remembering to form your company. Show More Summary
A border tax placed on Mexican goods bound for the United States would be a worst-case scenario for struggling Volkswagen. The automaker, which already knows a few things about worst-case scenarios, is waiting on pins and needles to see if the proposed tax prices its small cars out of the market. Show More Summary
Get your surfboard ready to ride the surge. Do not worry; I'm talking about all the tax refund cash about to flood across America. Though few taxpayers are aware of the "cash shortage" that's happening right now - to put it mildly - it IS happening. Show More Summary
As the state legislature grapples with budget challenges in Bismarck a talking point has emerged from our friends from the left about why those challenges are so large. It’s the tax cuts, they tell us. An example of this is Democrat Party Chairwoman Kylie Oversen who was a very, very far left lawmaker herself until...
Sales tax rates are talked about frequently, but policymakers spend less time focused on sales tax bases—the basket of transactions that the sales tax applies to in a given state. That’s a shame, because there are three big problems with sales tax bases today, and policymakers have an opportunity to fix these issues. Show More Summary
Feb 9 (Reuters) - Wall Street's three main indexes surged to fresh record highs on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he would make a major tax announcement in a few weeks. "Lowering the overall tax burden on American business is big league," Trump said during a White House meeting with airline industry executives. Show More Summary
A group of respected Republican leaders has proposed a new carbon tax idea and is headed to Washington to talk up their idea. Chances are their proposal will fall on deaf ears. Republican Elders Propose New Carbon Tax Initiative wasShow More Summary
With President Trump talking about tax reform, is there a chance that Apple will be able to get out of its €13 billion Irish tax bill altogether? The short answer from the EU is: no. In August 2016, Apple was hit with a €13 billion tax bill by the European Commission, payable to Ireland. Show More Summary