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January 5, 2022

Your Taxes Are Likely to Be More Complicated This Year

After four years of simpler income taxes, this year tax compliance will be more complicated thanks to the Biden administration.

December 8, 2021

It's Official: 2017 Tax Cuts Helped Low- and Middle-Income Earners Most

While Republicans in 2017 gave low- and middle-income earners a big tax cut, Democrats are now planning to do the same for the wealthy.

November 3, 2021

Democrats' Massive Tax Cut for the Wealthy

Contrary to their “working class” rhetoric, the Democrats really are transforming into the party of the wealthy elites. They will spend $15 billion for the working poor, $130 billion on health care, but a whopping $475 billion on a tax cut for the wealthy.

October 27, 2021

It's Impossible to Accurately Tax an Unrealized Gain

Democrats in Congress don’t seem to realize that it’s impossible to accurately tax an unrealized gain, because real value is determined by market transactions convening a willing buyer and a willing seller. Without a transaction, the value of the taxed asset would be determined arbitrarily, and by whom?

September 29, 2021

Raising Taxes on the Most Disadvantaged Americans

The lower your household income, the more likely you are to be a smoker. Doubling the tax on cigarettes  suggests Democrats aren’t quite as concerned about economic disparities and equity as they claim. 

September 17, 2021

The $3.5 Trillion Tax and Spending Proposal Will Hurt the Economy and Our Politics

You shouldn’t be able to ram through massive policy changes without a solid mandate from the voters, which Democrats definitely do not have.

September 9, 2021

The Very Convenient and Entirely Coincidental Tax Gap Report

The “tax gap” is an exaggerated excuse to further empower the IRS and to erode the personal financial privacy of American taxpayers.

August 19, 2021

Biden Tax Proposals Reward Blue States, Punish Red States

President Biden’s tax proposals would disproportionately benefit wealthy taxpayers in high-tax blue states and disproportionately harm farmers and small land owners in low-tax red states.

August 11, 2021

Irreconcilable Differences with Budget Reconciliation

It shouldn’t be possible for a tiny majority in Congress to pass sweeping changes and enormous spending increases, but it is, thanks to the absurd Senate budget reconciliation process.

August 4, 2021

Ah. So Taxes DO Affect Decision-Making?

Democrats have largely resisted dynamic scoring because they saw it as a Republican scheme to justify cutting taxes. But now, Democrats have had a sudden religious conversion and are insisting that dynamic scoring be used to evaluate their huge new spending plans.

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