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Category Archives: Tax Policy Center

3-(Mis)Statements About Tax Reform

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, With the passage of the Tax Cut And Jobs Act on Wednesday, I wanted to address a few of the questions and misinformation currently circulating about the impact of tax cuts on the U.S. economy. Over the last couple of months, I have been repeatedly asked why I am […]

Does Trump’s Tax Plan Single Out Family Trusts As A Way To Subsidize Corporate Tax Cuts?

According to an analysis from the Tax Policy Center, the Senate’s recently passed tax plan will increase the after-tax income of folks in every income bracket.  Of course, there are exceptions to every rule and plenty of arguments to be had between the Left and Right over how the tax savings scraps should be divvied […]

Still Confused About Trump’s 1-Page Tax Plan? Goldman Explains It All

Since at its core, yesterday’s 1-page “tax plan” was a Goldman creation – and was presented to the world by two former Goldman employees –  who better to explain what Trump had in mind than Goldman Sachs itself, which it did overnight in a far lengthier note from its chief Washington analyst Alec Phillips.  Here […]

9 Lessons From The Reagan Tax Cuts

A close look at the ’86 tax reform shows why tax reform may not get done this year. As BofAML's Ethan Harris notes, "we are skeptical." Significant tax reform creates winners and losers, which may make it hard to find a "coalition of the willing." Via BofAML, Is it a done deal? By some accounts, […]

Goldman’s 10 Most Important Questions For 2017

Goldman Sachs is relatively optimistic about growth in 2017, for three reasons: first, despite the lack of spare capacity, US recession risk remains below the historical average; second, financial conditions should remain a growth tailwind – at least in the first half of 2017; and third, we expect a fiscal easing accumulating to 1% of […]

Tax Facts

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. brucekrasting.com / By Bruce Krasting / November 20, 2012, 7:58 PM I took a look at the history of taxes in the USA. A few interesting (to me) factoids. The data comes from the Tax Policy Center (Link); the graphs are mine. I’ve never […]

Tax Facts

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. brucekrasting.com / By Bruce Krasting / November 20, 2012, 7:58 PM I took a look at the history of taxes in the USA. A few interesting (to me) factoids. The data comes from the Tax Policy Center (Link); the graphs are mine. I’ve never […]

Toppling Off The Fiscal Cliff- Whose Taxes Rise and How Much?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. taxpolicycenter.org / by Roberton Williams, Eric Toder, Donald Marron, Hang Nguyen  / October 1, 2012 Roberton Williams, Eric Toder, Donald Marron, and Hang Nguyen Urban Institute and Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center October 1, 2012 The fiscal cliff threatens an unprecedented […]

7,000 Millionaires Paid No Income Tax In 2011

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. businessinsider.com / by Henry Blodget / September 18, 2012 The chart below from the Tax Policy Center shows the distribution of federal income taxes paid by income level in 2011. It contains a number of interesting factoids, including the following: […]