Countdown to Tax Day Series

Apr 15, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Need for Fundamental Tax Reform

In our “Countdown to tax day” we have so far covered the pros and cons of a VAT, the limitations of only taxing income over $250,000,...
Apr 14, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Considering a Value Added Tax

With huge structural deficits looming in the future, many observers feel that the current tax code will not be able to raise enough revenue to...
Apr 13, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Can Only Taxing Income Over $250,000 Pay Off Our Debt?

President Obama has pledged not to raise taxes on individuals who earn under $200,000 a year or on couples earning under $250,000. It seems highly...
Apr 11, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

New Types of Taxes

In counting down to tax day, we’ve already shown that we don’t raise as much in revenue as we spend, and how this is partially the result...
Apr 9, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Spending by Any Other Name Smells as Sweet: Tax Expenditures

In the complexity that is our tax system, there’s a special group of tax law provisions that significantly change how the regular tax rates affect...
Apr 8, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

So What's Our Revenue Situation?

With tax day fast approaching, it's worth discussing the current state of revenues in the United States. Last year, revenue collection hit a 60-year...
Apr 8, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Bottom Line Counts Down to Tax Day

Those who are yet to file their tax returns know full well that April 15 (Tax Day) is fast approaching. In the mad rush to complete the paperwork,...