Corporate Taxes

Tax Extenders Time is Here (December 11)

Update 318: Tax Extenders Time is Here; Perennial Policy Debate is Itself Debated No holiday season on the Hill is complete without a tax extenders bill to re-up the temporary tax breaks expiring that given year.  A policy perennial, the annual debate can be seen as a natural way to review and renew breaks not …

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What do Amazon and the GM Layoffs Portend? (November 27)

Update 314 — An Economy Shifting Gears: What do Amazon and the GM Layoffs Portend? Major tidal shifts and cross-currents underlying the changing American industrial landscape have been on full display in recent weeks.  Last month, Amazon announced it was going to base its second headquarters out of both New York and Virginia, promising to …

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GOP Double-Down Hair-Doo (Apr. 17)

Update 264 — GOP Double-Down Hair-Doo:
 Liked the Tax Cut?  How about a Perm? While today marks the last day Americans will file their taxes under the old tax code, a number of Americans have already seen their paychecks influenced by lower tax withholdings.  Republicans wasted little time celebrating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act …

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Are Corporate Tax Cuts Good for Labor? (Sep. 6)

  Update 200 — Post-Labor Day Disorder: Are Corporate Tax Cuts Good for Labor? This afternoon in Bismarck, North Dakota, exactly a week after a similar speech in Missouri, President Trump gave yet another pitch for the GOP’s forthcoming tax reform plan.  Last week’s campaign-style rally had the added appeal for Trump that he could …

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Trump Tax Plan: Billionaire's Bounty (Aug. 19)

Mike & Co.,   As Donald Trump continues the drawn-out process of providing details of his tax agenda, it has become abundantly clear that his plan stands to benefit the rich at the expense of lower- and middle-class Americans.  Even more audacious — he  appears to be running with three Achilles heels: the Trump loophole, whereby pass-through …

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Counterprogramming Trump on Taxes (July 21)

Mike & Co., In a couple of hours, when Donald Trump takes the stage in Cleveland in a couple of hours to accept the GOP presidential nomination, it’s a good bet he won’t say much about his tax plan.  With good reason: he doesn’t have one. Yesterday, Trump’s campaign announced  that the candidate is preparing a …

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