Hillary’s attacking Bernie for raising taxes on the middle class, which both suggests a serious constraint on a truly progressive policy agenda and may be necessary to get elected. Even while the firm is already as master tax avoider, Pfizer is inverting–moving its tax mailbox to Ireland while keeping its operations largely here (and thus… Read more
And Treasury is about to come out with some new speed bumps. Good for them–it’s critical to protect the tax base. But you really need legislation to get at this problem. Over at WaPo.
If you’re someone who worries about ample revenues to meet the challenges we face now and in the future, or you think we have enough market-driven inequality without the tax system making it worse, then you cannot be especially sanguine about the tax plans of the R’s running for president. But Sen. Rubio’s plan, which… Read more
[So, we were hanging around the water cooler the other day reflecting on this “free stuff” meme. That conversation led to this guest post written by Ben Spielberg, Cecile Murray, and Bryann DaSilva. Add up their ages and you’d probably get pretty close to mine–in other words, these millennials give me hope! –JB] At last week’s… Read more
The lead editorials in both the WaPo and the NYT today riffed off of some points I made here a few weeks ago, points that have become more germane as the R candidates reveal more about their tax plans. The R’s tax plans, which all cut taxes aggressively, largely at the top of the income… Read more