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November 13, 2014

'Lame Duck' Internet Betrayal?

Imagine the surprise that online customers will receive when the lame duck Senate massively expands government power via the Internet.

October 29, 2014

Reforming Tax Reform Thinking

Comprehensive reform should be the goal, not necessarily one piece of comprehensive legislation.

October 20, 2014

Black Thursday Is Coming in December: Politicians Want Green, Taxpayers Will See Red!

A tax increase is usually the result of Congress acting; in this case Americans will get an estimated $14.7 billion tax increase next year if Congress doesn't act—by passing an extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act. The obstacle to this extension is Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has his own tax-increase legislation, the Mainstreet Fairness Act.

October 1, 2014

State Tax Competition is Both Good Policy and It's Constitutional

Some people want the federal government to restrict the states from engaging in exactly the kind of activity, such as tax competition, that the Constitution reserves to the states.

September 25, 2014

On the Wrong Side of Tax History

With its just announced anti-inversion tax regulations, the Obama administration has simply dug in deeper on the wrong side of tax history.

September 17, 2014

Saving Our Savings

To save our savings, government needs only to get out of the way.

September 10, 2014

Muddled Morality and a Whopper of a Tale

An anti-inversion law that ignores broader tax reform might be legal but certainly is not the right thing to do.

August 27, 2014

So Much for the European Model

Americans in almost every income class are better off than their European counterparts.

August 14, 2014

The Corporate Tax Mess Is Worse than You Thought

Focusing on our too-high corporate tax rate doesn’t tell the whole story—our corporate tax code also imposes enormous compliance costs on the U.S. economy.

August 7, 2014

More Taxes? Gulp! Or Maybe Big Gulp.

This November the residents of Berkeley, California, will vote on a first-of-its-kind tax on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages. Instead of offering saccharine speeches and sweet promises these pro-tax, government-control activists should be honest with their constituents.


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