The Saudi king’s golden escalators are examples of their affluence from oil and the need for Saudi diversification from oil.
Similar to a Magritte surrealistic painting, corporate taxes are not as simple as they appear because publicized numbers hide the real facts and incentives.
Asked about tax policy, most of us know little about who pays the most, how rates have changed, and which tax legislation was the best.
Judging the Trump blueprint for the federal budget, we need to figure out how to compare trillion dollar totals to billion dollar proposals.
A LUST Trust Fund and higher state gasoline taxes may come in handy if massive federal infrastructure spending becomes more doubtful.
A week ago, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. The letter said we will have maxed out our borrowing at midnight tonight. Having reached its “statutory limit,” the outstanding debt of the U.S.…
Talking about foreign aid and the defense budget is like comparing a blueberry to a watermelon. Foreign aid spending is tiny while defense dollars are massive. With federal spending on foreign aid, defense, Medicare and Medicaid in the headlines, let’s…
Frequently hidden, Academy Award costs relate to gifts given to the major nominees and the host, to the speeches and even to our taxes.
Not really surprising, our politicians’ suggestions for cutting the federal deficit are different from a Congressional Budget Office list.