Taxes
  • Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, speaks to members of the press at Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

    4 Blue States Sue Over GOP Tax Law

    By Michael Rainey

    Four states sued the federal government Tuesday, claiming that the new $10,000 limit on state and local tax (SALT) deductions is an “unconstitutional assault on states’ sovereign choices.” The suit...

  • Treasury Rule Change Protects ‘Dark Money’ Donors

    The U.S. Treasury said Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations to identify their donors to the IRS. The policy change will free labor unions and other groups, including...

  • The Wall Street sign is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange, March 26, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East/Files

    Stock Buybacks Soar to Another Record

    By Michael Rainey

    U.S. companies announced more than $346 billion in share buybacks in the second quarter of 2018, according to data released by the investment research firm TrimTabs last week, shattering the previous...

  • Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Boost Incomes for Majority of Americans: Study

    By Michael Rainey

    Although Republicans have sold their tax cuts as a sure-fire way to create jobs and boost incomes for middle- and working-class Americans, a recent economic study casts more doubt on that still-...

  • Government Revenues Drop as Tax Cuts Kick In

    By Michael Rainey

    Corporate tax receipts in June were 33 percent lower than a year ago, according to data released by the Treasury Department Thursday, as companies made smaller estimated payments due to the reduction...

  • Your Gym Membership Could Soon Be a Tax Break

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    A bipartisan bill passed by the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday would allow taxpayers to claim new tax breaks for gym memberships, exercise classes and other fitness expenses, The Wall...

  • FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Lee questions Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch during Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

    Some GOP Senators Want to Slash Gas Taxes — and Federal Highway Spending

    By Michael Rainey

    Republican Sens. Mike Lee, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz introduced a bill Tuesday that would dramatically reduce federal involvement in transportation systems in the U.S. The Transportation Empowerment...

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    The Steep Costs of Tax Cuts Since 2001

    By Michael Rainey

    Tax cuts enacted since the turn of the 21 st century have added nearly $6 trillion to the deficit while disproportionately benefiting wealthy households, according to a new study from the Institute...

  • Why the GOP Tax Cuts May Not Boost Growth

    By Michael Rainey

    Experts have sparred over just how much economic growth will be generated as a result of the Republican tax law, but most agree that the permanent reduction in corporate tax rates and temporary drop...

  • GOP Lawmakers Push to Make It Harder to Raise State Taxes

    Republican state lawmakers are taking preemptive action to make it harder for Democrats to raise taxes and enact a progressive agenda if they score big election victories this year. The Washington...

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