Taxes
  • The 105 Percent Tax Rate Lurking in the Senate Bill

    By Michael Rainey

    The Wall Street Journal’s Richard Rubin writes that “Some high-income business owners could face marginal tax rates exceeding 100% under the Senate’s tax bill, far beyond the listed rates in the...

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    We’re Headed for a Big – and Expensive – Collision in Two Weeks

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The Bipartisan Policy Center issued a warning Friday about the upcoming deadlines for some very expensive budget items, including the $1.5 trillion tax package, new disaster relief spending, and what...

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    Paying for the Tax Cut Free Lunch

    By Michael Rainey

    A new report from the Tax Policy Center starts with a simple premise: There’s no such thing as a free lunch when it comes to tax cuts, which are eventually paid for with higher taxes or lower...

  • FILE PHOTO: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks with reporters ahead of the party luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo

    Could Susan Collins Flip Her Vote on the Tax Cut?

    By Michael Rainey

    The odds still very much favor the passage of the Republican tax bill, but there are questions about one of the Senate’s pivotal votes. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has concerns about the bill’s...

  • FILE PHOTO: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington

    GOP Tax Plan Not Doing Well at the Polls

    By Michael Rainey

    A CBS News poll released Thursday confirms what other surveys have been saying for some time: The Republican tax plan is not popular with the general public. While most Republicans support the tax...

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