Taxes
  • U.S. President Trump speaks to reporters during a news conference

    Trump’s $750 Tax Bill

    By Michael Rainey

    The analysis released Sunday evening by The New York Times of President Trump’s tax filings stretching back over more than two decades has caused quite a stir as we enter the final weeks of the...

  • Economy Would Do Better Under Biden Than Trump: Moody’s

    By Michael Rainey

    The economy is widely seen to be a relative strength for President Trump, with voters giving him much higher approval ratings for his handling of economic issues than other areas. But a new analysis...

  • Buildings are seen at the Yujiapu financial centre, in Tianjin, China February 22, 2016.    REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo

    Massive Corporate Tax Holiday Could Cause Headaches Next Year

    By Michael Rainey

    Worried about getting stuck with unpaid tax bills in 2021, private employers have largely passed on President Trump’s voluntary program that allows companies to defer the Social Security portion of...

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks about U.S. economy at a metal works plant in Dunmore, Pennsylvania

    Why Joe Biden Wants to Go Big on a Stimulus Package

    By Michael Rainey

    Some Democratic economic policy wonks have long believed they made a serious mistake during the Great Recession: The $787 billion stimulus package President Barack Obama signed into law in 2009 just...

  • Biden’s Tax Plan: Who Really Would Pay More?

    Joe Biden’s tax plan would have high earners paying significantly more, with the top 1% of households shouldering 80% of the increase while those earning less than $400 would see no change on average...

  • A Hanjin Shipping Co ship is seen stranded outside the Port of Long Beach

    Trump’s $50 Billion Tax Hike

    By Michael Rainey

    Hours before another round of trade talks with China concluded without resolution Friday, the Trump administration increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, raising the rate on a...

  • Small Business Owners Mixed on the Effects of Trump Tax Cuts

    Just over half of small business owners say that the 2017 Republican tax changes have not had much effect on their business, positive or negative, according to a Well Fargo/Gallup Small Business...

  • U.S. President Trump visits Lake Okeechobee in Canal Point, Florida

    The True Cost of Trump's Tariffs

    By Michael Rainey

    Markets reeled Tuesday as investors contemplated President Trump’s latest threats in his burgeoning trade war with China. Amid news that trade talks weren’t going well, the president threatened on...

  • The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

    Big Tech IPOs Set to Deliver Tax Windfall in California

    By Michael Rainey

    At least six California-based companies worth more than $1 billion are expected to go public this year, Adam Beam of the Associated Press reports , and those IPOs will likely create a surge of tax...

  • 3. Washington, D.C.

    The Biggest Hurdle to an Infrastructure Deal

    By Michael Rainey

    President Trump confirmed over the weekend that he was considering a large-scale infrastructure plan that Democrats said they had discussed last week. In a tweet Saturday, Trump wrote : “There is...