The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024 is a perfect example of the kinds of tradeoffs that must be made in order to move legislation. Should Republicans trade an expanded child tax credit for extended business tax cuts? And should the Democrats take the same deal? As Thomas Sowell says, “there are no solutions, there are only tradeoffs.”
Colorado voters passed a TABOR Amendment in 1992 to ensure taxpayers benefited from state budget surpluses. That didn't stop the legislature from trying to undermine voters' intentions.
Americans would push back more on government spending if they knew how much each proposal would actually cost them.
You know progressives are concerned about tax flight when even Massachusetts decides to cut state tax rates.
Iowa was once a leader in high individual and corporate income tax rates; now it's a leader in lowering those rates—and cutting spending.
Governors create a fiscal record that can help voters decide who might make the most fiscally responsible president.
Rethinking and bad thinking about the notion of "tax expenditures."
The term "tax expenditure" may not mean what you think it means.
Physicians may think too much salt is bad for your health, but many economists believe some SALT is good for the economy.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Moore vs. United States, which could open the door to almost unlimited federal taxation of wealth deemed as income. It’s likely the most important tax case of the century.