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A White Privilege Tax? Why Not?

(Steven Hayward) A humorist named Mark Dice decided to talk to people on the street about a Hillary Clinton proposal for a “White Privilege Tax.” (She hasn’t proposed such a tax—yet.) You can imagine how this goes. Better than imaging it—watch:

6 steps to better… Contract Hire

We talk to the experts about the potential economic, safety and time-saving benefits of contract hire, and why it is important to fully understand the terms before taking out a lease. By Katie Beck. 1. Understand the tax incentives Sourcing a fleet through contract hire can have significant economic advantages for a business over outright […]

Tax credits raised by parties at NI talks

NI talks: Tax credits raised by some parties during negotiations By Mark Devenport BBC News NI Political Editor 8 October 2015 From the section N. Ireland Politics Image caption Some local politicians argue that the loss of local spending power caused by the tax credit changes is more than double that entailed by previous welfare […]

Hope's Limits, Math, and Cuts

International tax reform bites the dust. The last shred of hope that this Congress could enact international tax reform faded when House Ways & Means Committee chair Paul Ryan conceded that talks with Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer to tie the initiative to the highway bill have failed. Show More Summary

The Donald Steals The JEB’s Tax Plan

Lesson of Donald Trump's plan: say you're soaking the rich, even though you're actually not, and talking heads will repeat your claim anyway — Catherine Rampell (@crampell) September 29, 2015 Best headline on the internet today: More Summary

How Will Boehner’s Resignation Impact the Budget Battle?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Siegal to discuss how John Boehner's resignation will impact the budget battle, then Gabby Morrongiello details Donald Trump's tax plan, and Neal Dewing talks about coffee and coffee cocktails. The post How Will Boehner’s Resignation Impact the Budget Battle? appeared first on RedState.

Who Does Trump Tax Plan Benefit Most? Trump

Benjy Sarlin, MSNBC: After weeks of worrying traditional anti-tax Republicans with talk of a crackdown on the rich, experts across the political spectrum say Trump's plan looks like a windfall for the wealthiest of the wealthy and for big corporations. Show More Summary

Schumer and Ryan Discussing Infrastructure Deal

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is in talks with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) “to deliver a major infrastructure bill that’s eluded Congress for a decade,” Politico reports. “The discussions to marry international tax reform with transportation [...]

Jeb Bush's Tax Plan Is Written in Pixels, Not Stone Tablets

There's nothing Republicans like more than talking about taxes. So Chris Wallace asked Jeb Bush about his tax plan this weekend. In particular, he wanted to know why the rich were getting such a big break under Bush's plan. Jeb replied that this was simply a law of nature: The simple fact is 1 percent of people pay 40 percent of all the taxes. Show More Summary

'Trump Plan Is Tax Cut for the Rich, Even Hedge Fund Managers'

Josh Barro: Trump Plan Is Tax Cut for the Rich, Even Hedge Fund Managers: Donald Trump’s tax plan, released Monday, does not live up to the populist language he has offered on taxes all summer. When talking about taxes in...

Vote strengthens Catalonia's hand in talks for more powers

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Europe is not about to get a new nation after secessionists won a majority in the parliament of Spain's Catalonia region but the Madrid government may be forced into concessions on tax and infrastructure.

Donald Trump’s Tax Plan Is Just Another Huge Tax Cut for the Rich

Donald Trump has spent weeks talking like a populist, promising to make the rich pay their fair share and attacking his opponents as puppets of the party’s wealthy donor base. Some of us concluded Trump was running to the left of the Establishment on taxes. Now Trump has released his... More »

Trump: I’ll Have Government Take Care of Everybody’s Health Care and Raise Taxes on the Very Wealthy

“The Policy Proposals of Donald Trump” sounds like one of those “thinnest book in the world” jokes, but Bernie Sanders Trump was on “60 Minutes” last night talking policy. In a long-form interview, it’s actually quite surprising how his usual vapid platitudes give way to serious, specific proposals, when he has the time to sit […]

Hidden Wealth and Government Incentives

Marshall Steinbaum has a very useful overview of a major problem that we don’t talk about enough–the hidden and therefore untaxed wealth of corporations. But if the economics is so clearly against tax havens and the policy solutions are straightforward, then how did we get to where we are? The answer is not that a […]

Jeb Bush's Claims and Reality

Matthew Yglesias takes up a quote from Bush (I highlighted this yesterday): Jeb Bush can't explain the cost of his tax cuts correctly:...Jeb Bush... talking to CNBC's John Harwood about the impact of his plan on the deficit:...

Cadillac tax changes looking more likely as more Dem & GOP lawmakers line up against the 40% Obamacare business tax

When avowed Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders and a whole passel of Republicans in both chambers don't like you, you know you are in trouble. Yes, Cadillac tax, I'm talking about you. 1959 Caddy tailfins photo courtesy Rennett Stowe/Flickr This Affordable Care Act provision was created to raise money to pay for other, expanded health care coverage. Show More Summary

Cheap Talk

Thus far, the Democrats’ anti-inequality agenda has focused on redistribution. Barack Obama wants free community college and tax credits for child care, congressional Democrats want a $12 minimum wage, and Hillary Clinton has endorsed paid family leave. Show More Summary

Would The IRS Revoke The Catholic Church's Tax Exempt Status If Pope Francis Endorses Bernie Sanders?

Forbes: Presidential Race — Let's Talk Religion, Politics And The IRS, by Peter J. Reilly: The IRS continues to make it clear that political campaign intervention by 501(c)(3) organizations including churches is absolutely prohibited.... Of course when it comes to such a prohibition, the devil is in the details....

Emanuel proposes changes to controversial 'Cloud Tax'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing changes to the city's controversial Cloud Tax after talks with the city's tech community, including lowering the rate of the lease tax and exempting small, early-stage startups.

Rand Paul visits gun range, talks about Trump

SIMI VALLEY, Ca. – He arrived in the dust cloud of a helicopter, and he put bullet after bullet into a target labeled "tax code." Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) short excursion before tonight's presidential debate proved that no distraction, no matter how fast or how loud, can shift the Republican conversation from Donald Trump. Flanked by […]

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