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December 2, 2019
Trump Administration Considers Indexing Capital Gains for Inflation
Indexing would lower the effective tax rates on sales of long-term investments such as stocks, mutual funds, and residences.
Government & Politics
November 25, 2019
Sanders Unveils Heavy ‘Tax on Extreme Wealth’
“Billionaires should not exist,” Sanders stated in a tweet after announcing his proposal.
November 22, 2019
Millions of Dollars in Fraudulent Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Claims Revealed
The Internal Revenue Service wrongly granted $73.8 million of electric vehicle tax credits for 16,510 tax returns that made fraudulent or mistaken claims for the credits between 2014 and 2018.
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Government Spending
November 18, 2019
The IRS at the Breaking Point
Anyone who deals with the IRS on a regular basis knows that the agency is in trouble: IRS employees are less able than ever to effectively and efficiently handle their work.
Health Care
November 14, 2019
Medicare for All Would Be Quite Costly to Middle Class Americans After All
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, like most of the Democrats running for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, is all-in on Medicare for All (M4A).
Government & Politics
November 11, 2019
Five Reasons Why Warren’s Policies Will Destroy Freedom as We Know It
When people take a deep dive into Warren’s policy views, they might want to think twice about supporting her run for the nomination. Here are five reasons why Warren should stay as far from the White House as possible

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August 29, 2019
By Jeffrey Tucker
Two nutritionists (Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman) have sounded the alarm about the American diet, saying bluntly what most of us know intuitively to be true.
August 12, 2019
By Vivian E. Jones
“Subway map” illustrates the tangled taxpaying process, from getting answers to tax law questions up through audits, appeals, and litigation
July 29, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Treasury has stymied efforts by high-tax states to circumvent the cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes (SALT) on federal tax returns.
July 23, 2019
By Jim Lakely
The Heartlander, Summer 2019
July 15, 2019
By Jake Grant
The Louisiana State Legislature adjourned before final passage of a proposed tax on fantasy sports players.
July 10, 2019
By Walter Starck
Our existing political systems evolved at a time of much more gradual social, economic and technological change and to restrain excessive government they were designed to be cumbersome.
July 9, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
The state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) requires the state and local governments to refund excess revenues to residents.
July 8, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
The New Hampshire General Court is considering budget funding proposals that would raise business taxes, tax capital gains, and impose a payroll tax for paid family leave.
July 5, 2019
By Joe Barnett
H.B. 800 would raise the tax credit cap by $100 million and the ceiling on the income of families qualifying for the scholarships.
July 2, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Supreme Court found the ACA, known as Obamacare, was constitutional under Congress’ taxing power.