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These Republicans (Trump included) seem totally in agreement that progressive taxation is less effective than light taxation; that it is the scale of public spending and debt which is holding back economic growth, and that it is the burden of taxation to sustain that spending which currently is the key barrier to the generation of private sector-based enterprise and employment.
There's no doubt that Trump understands business, and he also knows that small businesses are creating a hefty amount of jobs. These high taxes are killing small businesses and making it hard for them to flourish.
Unfortunately right now we've only seen the revenue side from the Republican candidates. What about the expense side? How do we know if the tax revenues proposed are sufficient? What expenses will be cut?
Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist, is soaring in the Presidential polls. With marijuana laws in flux, Sanders reportedly "will consider" outright legalization. It's natural to ask: What, exactly, might socialist marijuana laws look like?
Ultimately, whether you think the cap should be raised or abandoned depends on how you feel about progressive or regressive taxation -- and most likely, how much money you make.
Pope Francis is coming with a lot to teach. He has been outspoken on many of the most important issues facing our country and the world: the challenge of climate change, the demand for immigration reform and to accept refugees, and even the nuclear agreement with Iran.
There have been major happenings of late for the financial transaction tax. After many years (okay, let's face it -- decades) on the fringe, the idea of a small tax on Wall Street trading has moved solidly into the center of mainstream debate.
Canada faces existential challenges that should be addressed. In the spirit of politically-incorrect Donald, here a few major ones, not necessarily in order of importance.
In order to help Chicago and its public schools face a severe fiscal crisis after years of borrowing, mayor Rahm Emanuel is preparing to reveal some significant new Chicago taxes. Because the state is trying to deal with its own budgeting and revenue crises, the mayor can't rely on help from Springfield to shore up the city budget.
From local to corporate taxes, the visual guide provides Illinoisans with a comprehensive overview of state taxes and the economy in general, sans all the confusing tax terminology.
I'd like to offer three pots of money available to the city that would wipe out that forecast deficit and replace it with a surplus.
Democrats are doing one of two things, and neither one of them is very impressive. Democratic candidates are either so scared of being called a tax-raiser by Republicans that they do not support changing the problem at all, or they are secretly for changing it but don't want to say it.
Dodd-Frank. ObamaCare. And most recently, Social Security, on the occasion of its 80th birthday this month. All have been blasted of late, if not since inception. And in each case, the charge is the same: Complexity.
Who knew a New Age crafts seller could be so, well, crafty? Etsy joins a larger fraternity of American corporations that use a variety of offshore tax havens to collectively dodge $90 billion in U.S. taxes every year. But few if any of those other companies make such bold ethical claims as Etsy.