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Soda Taxes Make the Poor Poorer, Maybe Fatter

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recently approved an ordinance imposing a 1.5¢ per ounce tax increase on sugar-added and artificially sweetened soft drinks, including diet sodas, in an attempt to curb obesity. But there is evidence that a soda tax increase would have little effect on obesity, writes NCPA Research Associate John McDonald...

How to Pay for Medicare

Rising numbers of retirees and excess cost growth have made it imperative that we chance how the Medicare is financed – or the cost burden will crush taxpayers, according to a new study by NCPA Senior Fellows Andrew J. Rettenmaier and Thomas R. Saving...

Texas Under Trump

NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal outlines the possible impacts of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s tax proposal in this article in the Trail Blazers Blog at Dallas Morning News...

Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Proposal

If Hillary Clinton becomes president, returns on assets could be reduced by almost half compared to current law...

How Do We Pay for a Growing Medicare Program?

Seniors have received Medicare benefits that are increasing relative to their preretirement income...

U.S. Corporate Tax Code is Unhealthy for Medical Innovation

The U.S. Treasury has just dropped 300-plus pages of tax regulations designed to blow up the merger between Pfizer and Allergan...

The Tax Rate on Capital

The corporate marginal tax rate in some industries tops 56 percent...

We Should Be More Like Europe

The U.K. is taking steps to promote economic growth through lower tax rates and a simplified tax system...

North Carolina Is on a Roll

North Carolina may have the opportunity for its citizens to vote on a referendum to reduce taxes and limit the growth of state spending...

Under Cruz and Trump Tax Plans, Government Jobs Could Plummet but Millions of Private Sector Jobs Added

Both the Cruz and Trump tax plans would create large numbers of private sector jobs, according to an NCPA/Beacon Hill analysis...


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