If key provisions of the EITC and CTC are left to expire, the impact to working Americans will be immense. The Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax credit have a history of bipartisan support, fighting poverty and incentivizing work.
Before you mentally check out for the holidays, here are a few things to do.
The "omnibus" budget for the next year is out. Here are some of the winners and losers.
America has a growth problem. In the postwar period the standard of living doubled roughly every 30 years. At current projections it will take nearly 50. Tax policy should support better growth and there are a number of interesting proposals to do so.
Sure the tax code is convoluted and April seems so far away, but consumers should seek out expert advice and learn as much as they can about tax basics and how financial products and decisions impact liability.
Illinois collected $4.3 billion in corporate income tax revenue in 2014, accounting for approximately 21.1 percent of the total income tax revenue g...
However brilliant Jeff Bezos may be, the public should recognize that his success has come with a huge helping hand from the taxpayers. He has received in the neighborhood of $4 billion in subsidies from taxpayers over the last two decades to help his business grow.
Recent revelations that the FBI and CIA used at least 1,000 ex-Nazis as spies after World War II, in Europe and the United States, made me think about...
Global economic growth is in a nation's self-interest. We should be working to promote growth wherever the ground is fertile.
In this article, Lobel discusses the need for a well-funded IRS and the importance of a simple, fair, and efficient tax code. * * * * * We are on th...
Plan ahead before you buy some shares in a stock mutual fund near year end, when the fund is about to pay a dividend.
Michael Moore is known as a documentary filmmaker, and there's no doubt his films strike a populist chord, the result being enormous grosses for a limited audience art form. However, he has a tendency to go beyond the "point of view" aspect of documentary filmmaking which most such filmmakers undertake and in his latest work, Where to Invade Next, he has, for me, gone too far.
The "let's tax those who cannot vote against us" lobby had hoped to hold hostage the Internet access tax moratorium bill--that is regularly extended year after year. But that won't work, and they have shifted to trying to slip the Internet sales tax legislation into the Omnibus.
The term 'free' turns many people off of the proposal, but denigrating Senator Sanders solution to increasing college costs and student debt is treating a college education as though it were merely a consumer good.
When we contribute to our favorite causes, most of us go the easiest, most familiar route and simply write checks or use credit cards. We receive inco...
If we don't find some way to redistribute money back into the system, the top 0.01 percent will own an ever-growing share of the wealth of this nation while the bottom 90 percent spiral further and further into debt.