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November 14, 2019

States' Internet Tax Grab Going Well--for Them

The Supreme Court's Wayfair decision gave states a new revenue stream—as well as an excuse to spend even more taxpayer money.

October 2, 2019

Court Upholds Limits on SALT Tax Deductions in Trump Tax Reform

A federal District Court has upheld the $10,000 cap on state and local taxes (SALT), and that’s a good thing.

August 21, 2019

Don't Cut the Payroll Tax, Unless...

A temporary cut in payroll taxes creates a unique opportunity to implement one of our favorite pro-growth policy ideas—personal retirement accounts.

July 17, 2019

They Want Your Retirement Savings

The SECURE Act will prevent you from using your IRA to bless your children and grandchildren. It would be an ominous precedent.

June 26, 2019

Could the 2020 Election Hinge on...Taxes?

The Democratic candidates all claim their new programs and tax increases would boost the economy. Ironically, their chief goal is to repeal Trump’s one accomplishment, tax reform, that actually has improved the economy.

June 5, 2019

Tariffs Are Taxes

President Trump is threatening to raise taxes on Americans. Again. That’s because tariffs are taxes, and they are paid by Americans, not by foreigners.

February 21, 2019

Why Higher Taxes from the Tax Cut?

Capping the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes was intended to focus attention on high state taxes. It’s working.

February 6, 2019

The Great Tax Cut Story

In his State of the Union address, President Trump highlighted an economy that has grown much stronger on his watch, in large part thanks to his tax reform legislation.

January 10, 2019

New Congress Must Solve the Internet Sales Tax Problem

Congress needs to create a clear standard that defines physical presence and other key terms, and protects small and modest-sized sellers from the burdens of onerous multi-state audits.

December 19, 2018

The French Gas Tax May Blow Up--in Other Countries

French President Macron's gas tax blew up in his face. Will others seeking to build a clean energy legacy on the backs of taxpayers learn a lesson?

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