Tax Law

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Are You Ready for Taxmageddon?
Posted on 30 May 2012 by Martin A. Sullivan

A combination of spending cuts and tax increases could bring the economy to its knees at the end of 2012. By our count, the economy must deal with nine significant fiscal events that will be automatically triggered by current law if Congress and the president... Read More

The Real Problem
Posted on 13 Oct 2010 by David Brunori

The states continue to face large deficits. Many experts blame either the Great Recession or structural deficiencies in our tax system for the bleak fiscal picture. High unemployment, a crashing real estate market, and the inane way we tax have certainly... Read More

Tax Reformers, Beware! Bipartisan Energy Policy
Posted on 11 Jan 2011 by Martin A. Sullivan

. . . . America's conservatives and the business community are pleased with themselves for thwarting any chance of a reasoned policy of carbon reduction in the form of cap-and-trade or a carbon tax. Even if you think global warming is a hoax perpetrated... Read More

Are You Ready for Taxmageddon?
Posted on 30 May 2012 by Martin A. Sullivan

A combination of spending cuts and tax increases could bring the economy to its knees at the end of 2012. By our count, the economy must deal with nine significant fiscal events that will be automatically triggered by current law if Congress and the president... Read More

Fixing the Deficit Problem is More than Arithmetic
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by Martin A. Sullivan

Americans are overweight and so is their government. The diet plans are proliferating. Here are some of the latest. The Bowles Diet. I shall weigh 180 pounds for my whole adult life. Erskine Bowles is the Democratic co-chairman of the President's... Read More