Taxes
  • Presidente dos Estados Unidos, Donald Trump em coletiva de imprensa na Casa Branca, em Washington, EUA

    Business Economists Diss Trump’s Policies

    Business economists are less than bullish on the effects of President Trump’s economic policies. A semiannual survey by the National Association for Business Economics found that: Tariffs are hurting...

  • Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks at the White House in Washington

    Is This an Economic Boom or Just a Blip?

    By Michael Rainey

    Most mainstream economists think the booming GDP growth recorded in the fourth quarter will ease toward the end of the year, but President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow says...

  • Why Pensions Are the Hot New Tax Shelters

    By Michael Rainey

    Traditional pension plans are being used by some doctors, lawyers and other wealthy small business owners to shield hundreds of thousands of dollars in income from taxes, Bloomberg’s Ben Steverman...

  • How the Tax Cuts Could Raise Wages – and Why They Might Not

    By Michael Rainey

    Wages don’t seem to be rising in the wake of the corporate tax cuts that went into effect this year, and many critics of the GOP tax overhaul say there’s little reason to think they will. But the...

  • Are Tax Revenues Really Rising?

    By Michael Rainey

    A Wall Street Journal editorial this past weekend took aim at the idea that the Republican tax cuts have much to do with rising deficits. “Perhaps you’ve read that the federal budget deficit is...

  • December 16, 2015

    The Economy Is Booming. Will It Last?

    By Yuval Rosenberg and Michael Rainey

    The U.S. economy is humming. Gross domestic product grew at an annualized 4.1 percent rate in the second quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday in its initial estimate for the period. The surge...

  • A Hefty Price Tag for Republicans' 3 Health Care Bills

    By Michael Rainey

    Driven by concern that they’ll be held responsible for rising costs and other problems with the health care system, House Republicans passed bills this week that would, among other things, eliminate...

  • Lower Corporate Taxes Are a Global Trend

    By Michael Rainey

    The Washington Post’s Jeff Stein notes that the recent drop in corporate tax rates in the U.S. is part of a long-term global trend. The “average corporate tax rate globally has fallen by more than...

  • How Businesses and the Wealthy Could Game the New Tax Law

    By Michael Rainey

    Experts across the political spectrum generally agree that the Republican tax law fell short on eliminating loopholes while creating plenty of new opportunities for gaming the system. Scott Hodge,...

  • Among other tax breaks, the exemption for employer-provided health care premiums will result in the government forgoing a total of nearly $160 billion in revenue this year.

    Corporate Tax Revenues Are Falling Fast

    By Michael Rainey

    Corporate tax receipts are near a 75-year low, Jim Tankersley of The New York Times reports , and revenues are dropping at a pace normally seen only during recessions. In the first six months of 2018...

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