April 14, 2012

How Much Do Higher Tax Rates Reduce Income?

Timothy Taylor, Conversable Economist

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April 12, 2012
Tax Reform: Bring Foreign Earnings Home
Chamber of Commerce
As part of this series on the need for comprehensive tax reform, I want to get into a lesser-known part of the tax code: Moving from a worldwide system to a territorial system. Yes, that doesn’t sound sexy, but it's... more ››
Each year as millions of Americans race against the clock to complete their taxes by mid-April, the debate over when and how the nation’s tax code should be reformed garners renewed interest. While most agree that the... more ››
April 12, 2012
Why I Don't Care About the Buffett Rule
Derek Thompson, The Atlantic
I must begin this article with an apology. I'm an economics writer, a lover of tax policy, and a politics nerd. So this should be a second Easter for me: Right now, the most important economic debate is over the administration's... more ››
Despite promising families who make under $250,000 that he would not raise their taxes, the President has signed into law 7 new or higher taxes on them. more ››
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner came to the House Budget Committee about a month ago and said to us: “We’re not suggesting we have a solution to the long-term fiscal problem. What we do know is, we don’t like... more ››