After months of chaotic negotiations between Greece and its European creditors, it's clear that pretty much no-one is happy with the way that the eurozone works. According to Reuters, reporting German magazine Der Spiegel's exclusive,...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton gave a speech Friday that pledged to combat dodgy corporate management but offered only soft-touch policy solutions that included significant tax breaks for wealthy investors. Advisors billed the talk as a major rollout of Clinton’s economic agenda. Show More Summary
Gov. Scott Walker's (R-Wisc.) efforts to portray himself as the true small-government conservative in the Republican presidential primary could be complicated by his financing of major league sports inside his state. Party activistsShow More Summary
Earlier this week I gave a talk on the economic benefits of fundamental tax reform. I’ve included a link to the slides that accompanied my remarks at the July 20th event. Here are some key points: The income tax falls more heavily on...Show More Summary
Stop me if you're heard this before. And before. And before. Yep, I'm talking, again, about tax extenders legislation. These 50+ temporary tax laws must be renewed periodically, with the one to two year extensions, sometimes retroactively, giving them their name. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton has a plan to foster longterm growth by overhauling capital gains taxes.
Joe Hockey said he aimed to offer tax cuts at the next election, but ever since the discussion has been about raising taxes instead -…
An Iowa talk show host and a religious right activist agreed that people should be rich enough to hate taxes but too poor to be gay. Steve Deace, the influential broadcaster and conservative columnist, hosted John Stemberger, a personal injury lawyer and head of the Florida Family Policy Council,...
The House passes a five-month highway patch. But the Senate still wants two years and Finance Chair Orrin Hatch thinks he might be able to fund five. The House bill relies on $8 billion in cats-and-dogs changes in tax administration and budget gimmicks to fund the short-term extension through December. Show More Summary
Bret Baier: “You passed a plan that many looked at as a way to keep a presidential campaign promise by not raising taxes. … But when it’s budget specifics and you are doing one thing and talking about one thing, just so that you can say that you didn’t raise a tax, but it’s a […]
"Talk is cheap." So we're told to "put our money where our mouth is," to ensure intellectual integrity. On the (esp. econ) blogs I read, this principle is most commonly applied to beliefs: Alex Tabarrok writes that "a bet is a tax on bullshit". Show More Summary
Eleven productions in California have qualified for tax rebates and four of those shows — including HBO's Julia Louis-Dreyfus comedy Veep — are relocating back to the state, California State Sen. Kevin de Leon told a crowd of more than...Show More Summary
Billy Joel didn’t start the fire. Rand Paul did. Join me in Michigan where I’ll be talking about destroying the tax code: rand paul.com/events and watch for my new ads where it literally happens. A photo posted by RandPaul (@drrandpaul) on Jul 10, 2015 at 6:03am PDT
For $29, which includes taxes and fees, you get unlimited talk, text, and data - sort of.
Transit advocate Rob Johnson is racking up cash and endorsements in his campaign against incumbent Jean Godden. Kelly O I really hoped to use this space to tell you about the sweet date I went on with Jean Godden. It would be all about...Show More Summary
Nobody is talking about doing it, but just in case! As same-sex couples begin to marry in South Dakota, Attorney General Marty Jackley wants to make sure the religious liberties of citizens who object to gay marriages are protected, the state’s top law enforcement official said. Show More Summary
Following years of talks with Switzerland on disclosure of untaxed Greek money in Swiss bank accounts, Athens is now presenting a proposal to grant amnesty to tax evaders on the condition that they pay a 21-percent levy on undeclared assets, a Swiss newspaper said Sunday.
Opposition parties whose support the government needs to pass legislation are unimpressed by the tax proposals.
On the evening of Friday June 26th, talks broke down between Greece and its creditors. The creditors had once more rejected Greece’s proposal and put forward their own version including tax and pension changes that Greece had already said it would not accept. In the early hours of Saturday morning, June [...]
There’s been a lot of talk about Olive Garden in the media over the last few months, especially after one hedge fund released a 294-page report detailing everything that could be improved about the popular food chain. Now, Olive Garden’s...Show More Summary