Taxes

Travel Taxes: The Hidden Trifecta
The Rand Paul Tax Plan
The U.S. Corporate Income Tax: A Primer for U.S. Policy Makers
How the Shale Gas Boom Creates Estate Tax Problems for Farmers

On April 16, 2015, the House of Representatives voted to repeal the estate tax.1  The Obama Administration decried the proposed tax cut and vowed a veto.2 The Senate is now considering a repeal bill i…

Real, Simple (and Transparent) Tax Reform

Every candidate running for the presidency in 2016 will trumpet tax reform as part of his or her agenda. The contenders may propose to reduce rates, eliminate deductions, or give credits for this or t…

Congressional Brief: Taxes, Spending and the Debt Limit

In March 2013, the Budget Control Act of 2011 went into effect, automatically cutting spending in certain federal outlay categories. These cuts were initially set to begin in January 2013, but were de…

The Accounting War: Inflation, Taxes and Financial Transparency

A seemingly technical accounting issue has important implications for competition between large corporations and smaller firms, for U.S. businesses overseas, and for the ability of individuals to unde…

What Is in the Lee-Rubio Tax Plan?

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) have released a blueprint for federal tax reform called the “Economic Growth and Family Fairness Tax Plan.”