Archive for the ‘Tax Policy’ Category

Two must read opeds on the Trump tax plan

October 9th, 2017

There are a few must-read opeds out there today on the administration’s tax plan. I found this first one to be extremely resonant as it’s just a bucketful of common sense from an entrepreneur who lives in the real world, as opposed to the world of the DC tax cut debate, where, as former Treasury… Read more

Increasing wealth inequality, the ill-begotten tax plan, and some potentially good news!

October 5th, 2017

Over at WaPo, including this section on the need to, as no less than Warren Buffett puts it, stop coddling the super-rich! “Stop coddling the super-rich!” That was the name of a Warren Buffett op-ed from a few years ago, and while I know this is a heavier lift for Rs — “coddling the rich” is analogous to… Read more

Once again, rather than write a decent plan, the administration attacks the scorekeepers. And this time their attack is particularly hypocritical.

October 5th, 2017

There’s an argument increasingly being made by supporters of the Trump tax plan regarding the preliminary score of the plan by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center. Critics of the TPC analysis maintain that the analysts should have waited until the full details of the plan had been made public before trying to determine its distributional… Read more