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Some things never change. They depend on the ignorance of the public. Any time you hear politicians state they want to raise taxes on the rich, watch out. Means higher taxes for middle class
Some things never change. They depend on the ignorance of the public. Any time you hear politicians state they want to raise taxes on the rich, watch out. Means higher taxes for middle class
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>"Natasha Sarin, a protégé of Larry Summers, is taking a leading role developing tax policy at the Treasury Department — to some progressive _...Read More_
>"Natasha Sarin, a protégé of Larry Summers, is taking a leading role developing tax policy at the Treasury Department — to some progressive _...Read More_
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"The decline of corporate taxation in recent decades is generally blamed on pirate states like Luxembourg, Ireland and Bermuda, which offer an alluring combination of very low tax rates and an unembarrassed enthusiasm for allowing companies _...Read More_
"The decline of corporate taxation in recent decades is generally blamed on pirate states like Luxembourg, Ireland and Bermuda, which offer an alluring combination of very low tax rates and an unembarrassed enthusiasm for allowing companies _...Read More_
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"However much some on the left might like to deny it, there is a legitimate distinction between capital appreciation and income, and however much some of them might understand it, failing to account properly for that distinction presents _...Read More_
"However much some on the left might like to deny it, there is a legitimate distinction between capital appreciation and income, and however much some of them might understand it, failing to account properly for that distinction presents _...Read More_
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"The I.R.S. almost never audits private equity firms, even as whistle-blowers have filed claims alleging illegal tax avoidance."
"The I.R.S. almost never audits private equity firms, even as whistle-blowers have filed claims alleging illegal tax avoidance."
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"Is trying to 'build back better' by taxing only the very affluent feasible? Is it wise? Could it be done more effectively? My answer is yes to the first two questions," [@paulkrugman](/user/profile/paulkrugman) writes. "The answer to the third is, it’s complicated.
"Is trying to 'build back better' by taxing only the very affluent feasible? Is it wise? Could it be done more effectively? My answer is yes to the first two questions," [@paulkrugman](/user/profile/paulkrugman) writes. "The answer to the third is, it’s complicated.
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>"The Treasury secretary worked with finance ministers from the G7 to win support for a global minimum tax. But selling the idea to Republican lawmakers will not be easy."
>"The Treasury secretary worked with finance ministers from the G7 to win support for a global minimum tax. But selling the idea to Republican lawmakers will not be easy."
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Will the stop the "race to the bottom" of global tax rates? This looks far from over to me even with the G7 agreeing it as some countries do very well out of the current arrangements. It's also at complete odds with the rise of the digital _...Read More_
Will the stop the "race to the bottom" of global tax rates? This looks far from over to me even with the G7 agreeing it as some countries do very well out of the current arrangements. It's also at complete odds with the rise of the digital _...Read More_
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Otherwise, any infrastructure bill has got to raise taxes on corporations to help pay for it. President Biden kind of is and isn’t budging on that in negotiations with Republicans.
Otherwise, any infrastructure bill has got to raise taxes on corporations to help pay for it. President Biden kind of is and isn’t budging on that in negotiations with Republicans.
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>"The wealthiest 1 percent are evading about a quarter trillion dollars of owed taxes every year, and corporations are audited at half the rate of poor people. Something is deeply wrong here."
>"The wealthiest 1 percent are evading about a quarter trillion dollars of owed taxes every year, and corporations are audited at half the rate of poor people. Something is deeply wrong here."
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"Tax proposals should be evaluated by their effect not on interest groups or income brackets but on economic growth as a whole."
"Tax proposals should be evaluated by their effect not on interest groups or income brackets but on economic growth as a whole."
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"The significant decline in American births should be a matter of intense public concern."
"The significant decline in American births should be a matter of intense public concern."
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The IRS is grappling with unprecedented delays caused by the pandemic and late changes to the law. _...Read More_
The IRS is grappling with unprecedented delays caused by the pandemic and late changes to the law. _...Read More_
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"The President is looking to correct a capitalist economy that has gone askew, and reclaim a lost vision of shared prosperity."
"The President is looking to correct a capitalist economy that has gone askew, and reclaim a lost vision of shared prosperity."
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The fight over SALT is a case study in the age-old conflict between constituent politics and national policy.
The fight over SALT is a case study in the age-old conflict between constituent politics and national policy.