If so, he’d be at least the third well-known politician to rely on a gimmick to avoid payroll taxes on consulting income.
Property taxes are an important source of funds for public safety, schools, and other community services. But assessing them can be tricky.
In the US, it's illegal for government employees or contractors to publicly disclose any information about a taxpayer without the taxpayer’s consent. In other countries, it's more accessible.
Donald Trump has suggested that Mexico’s value added tax, or VAT, gives its producers an advantage over American companies. It doesn't.
Immigrants, both skilled and unskilled, benefit long-run economic growth in the United States in several key ways.
Individual tax subsidies totaled 1.168 trillion in 2015, and the biggest share went to the highest-income households.
Donald Trump believes that cutting taxes on business and high-income households will generate growth. Hillary Clinton believes the answer lies in helping middle-income families by taxing rich individuals and companies. Both are probably wrong.
Donald Trump has proposed a new childcare plan, which is a revised version of an idea he introduced in August that mostly benefits high-income families.
The scoring system will help illuminate how tax changes affect the overall economy and the federal budget.
In 2016, about one-fifth of households will benefit from home ownership-related tax deductions. However, over 85 percent of those in the top 1 percent will enjoy these tax breaks while fewer than one-in-20 in the bottom 40 percent will benefit.
Donald Trump introduced a revision of his tax policy this week that ditches more of his most ambitious, costly, and controversial ideas.
Given a choice between protecting real constituents and financial contributors or approving rate cuts that do no-one special favors, lawmakers choose Door Number One.
Twenty-four hours in a minivan with one husband, two kids, and a large dog can drive a woman to ... think, a lot, about efficiency and fairness. No, not about which of the adults should do most of the driving. I thought about highway tolls with the E-ZPass system.
In terms of how much tax they pay, people should worry more about the payroll taxes their employers withhold from every paycheck.
House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte proposed his latest version of a bill to clarify when and how states can impose sales taxes on online and catalogue sales. It is … odd.
The EU's ruling has generated a swift backlash from the US high-tech industry, US policymakers across the political spectrum, and from Ireland itself. Yet, for all the howling, it might open the door for long-awaited US tax reform.
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump often expresses dismay about the US trade deficit, which he ties to the loss of good paying middle class jobs. The issue is more nuanced than Mr. Trump suggests.
Donald Trump’s proposal to cut the tax rate to 15 percent for pass-through businesses, such as partnerships and S corporations, would overwhelmingly benefit high-income taxpayers.
Any privacy concerns Donald Trump may have as a businessman are now outweighed by the public's right to take full stock of him as a presidential candidate.
The measures aren’t especially dramatic, and are unlikely to garner many headlines, but they have the potential to make tax filing vastly easier for owners of small firms.