Jeb Bush's proposed tax plan would hit the state of New Jersey especially hard. California might also tax cocktails.
This breakdown keeps you up-to-date on international deadlines and tax crackdowns.
This breakdown helps you stay up-to-date with international tax plans and their impacts from Jeb Bush to China.
Congress created two tax benefits to help offset work-related childcare expenses-- the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) and the employer-provided childcare exclusion. Neither helps many of those parents who struggle the most to pay for childcare.
Jeb Bush has offered up a concrete tax plan, a new move for this early in the campaign.
It is the time of year for new tax plan proposals. Jeb Bush, Puerto Rico, India, and more have all proposed tax plan changes.
Tax plans, state budgets, and marriage bonuses. These briefs will help keep you up to date on what to watch in the following days.
Many of the presidential candidates are vocally supporting tax reform and a simplified tax code, but citizens don't appear to be taking note.
The economy is recovering and state tax revenues are growing, giving states greater flexibility in their budget decisions. However, the biggest problem with state budgets appears to be political.
Scott Walker has slashed taxes while in office in Wisconsin, and Clinton has given little hint as to what she might do with the tax code if elected. Those stories, plus other tax news out of Washington this week.
Online sales tax is a gray area for states and hard to enforce. While some believe in following the rules, others have a hard time voluntarily paying taxes. Many don't even realize they owe tax.
Scott Walker claims that committing $400 million in Wisconsin taxpayers' money to help build a new arena for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks will yield an enormous return on investment. He's wrong.
Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee recently defended his proposed 'FairTax', a national retail sales tax that would replace all federal taxes, on Fox News. The actual fairness of Huckabee's proposed tax toward lower-income families is a little more complicated.
The earned income tax credit helps millions of working, low-income families, but its benefits are not felt by workers without children. How could creating a new worker tax credit help these workers?
A small and almost unnoticed change in retirement savings rules requiring taxable distributions from 401(k)s could be a big help to middle-income seniors who want to preserve assets to pay for medical and long-term care costs in very old age.
Putting carbon taxes and corporate rate cuts together, supporters say, could mean that Democrats would back the bill as a way to reduce carbon emissions and slow climate change. Republicans would support the plan to cut corporate tax rates while retaining at least some popular business tax subsidies.
Restricting food stamps to use on certain foods is only fair if we put restrictions on dozens of other programs that assist people —to attend school, save for retirement, buy homes, take care of their children. Instead, let’s trust Americans to use that assistance as they see fit and not tell them how to live their lives.
Since it’s (almost) Tax Day, that April 15 deadline for filing tax returns, it’s a good time to ponder a very simple question: How much does the US tax system shrink the gap between rich and poor?
A recent DOJ investigation into the city of Feguson and its police department highlighted a 'focus on revenue rather than … public safety needs.' Even among smaller American cities still recovering from the recession, such a focus is far from normal.
US communities have been trying for several years to levy soda taxes in the name of good health. Soda purchases are falling, and there is some evidence that people are buying different drinks without an extra tax.