Over at WaPo.
Over at WaPo.
My CBPP colleagues and I will have much more to say about this in coming weeks, but there’s no rest down here at Dysfunction Junction as we move from health care to taxes. If you go by this AM’s papers, there’s a meme developing that tax reform looks just as hard as was health care… Read more
Just a quick note on the Trump tax return from 2005, the first few pages of which were released by the White House last night in advance of the much touted release on MSNBC. To me, the thing smells like the dangle-the-key move–“look over here, not over there!”–I’ve come to expect from the Trump admin… Read more
The always thoughtful Neil Irwin has a good piece on why tax reform is so damn hard to pull off, citing a concept that’s big here at OTE: path dependency, or “where you end up is significantly a function of where you start out.” His case study is about leading Republicans’ idea for replacing the… Read more
My statistics professors would legitimately disown me for posting these results from a Twitter poll I ran yesterday on respondents’ guesses re the likelihood that the R’s corporate tax replacement–the destination based cash flow tax (DBCFT)–becomes law. A “convenience sample,” a sampling framework that makes no attempt at representativeness, is the worst kind of sample,… Read more