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$1.5 Trillion GOP Tax Bill Signed By Trump – Housing Largely Uneffected Thanks To Lower Marginal Tax Rates (Ham and Mayonnaise!)

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B Sanders / December 26, 2017 This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Snake Hole Lounge. To view original,click here. Reposted with permission. President Trump on Friday signed the Republican $1.5 trillion tax overhaul that is expected to trigger tax cuts for most Americans next year. The GOP/Trump bill undoes some of the damage […]

A Natural Experiment For Philadelphia’s Soda Tax

Via Political Calculations blog, The city of Philadelphia's controversial soda tax is providing a lot of material for serious scientists to evaluate the effects of arbitrarily imposing a tax on the distribution of a range of naturally and artificially-sweetened beverages. Since we're near the end of the tax's first year of being in effect, we […]

Ron Paul Blasts Congress’ Political And Personal Immorality

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Many Americans have been shocked by recent revelations of the extent of sexual harassment in Congress. However, no one should be too surprised that those who spend their lives defending and expanding the welfare-warfare state engage in immoral personal conduct. It is […]

Turmoil Grows Over Disparity In Rules For Prepayment Of Property Taxes

Authored by Mark Glennon via WirePoints.com, What a mess! A  matter of immediate importance to many property owners – prepayment of property taxes – is rapidly descending into chaos and unfairness. Can you prepay property taxes before the end of this year or not? You can for purposes of getting a deduction in 2017 under […]

Will Tax Bill Sink Gold?

sunshineprofits.com / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ , PHD / DECEMBER 22, 2017 This week, the U.S. Congress approved the tax bill. What does it mean for the gold market? So it finally happened. After months of struggle, the U.S. lawmakers passed a tax reform on Wednesday. Now, Trump has to sign it into law. What’s in the final version? […]

What The GOP Pols Have Wrought—A Fiscal, Economic And Political Monster, Part 2

davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By David Stockman / Thursday, December 21st, 2017 In Part 1 we revived Senator Howard Baker’s famous description of the giant Reagan Tax Cut of 1981 as a “riverboat gamble”, and that it was. When the “bidding war” with the Dems ended in July 1981, the US Congress had cut the Federal revenue base by 6.2% […]

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 […]

Three Cheers for the GOP Tax Plan

mises.org / Tho Bishop / 12/20/2017 Last night the Senate passed the Republican proposed tax plan, a major political victory for Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress. At the Mises Wire, we have featured numerous articles pointing out many of the fallacies involved with the general debate on the issue of “tax reform.” For example, the absurdity of “revenue […]

House Passes Tax-Reform Bill – 12 Republicans, All Democrats Vote Against

After more than six weeks of frenzied negotiations, the House of Representatives has passed the reconciled version of President Donald Trump's tax plan, leaving only one major hurdle between Republicans and their biggest legislative accomplishment of the Trump era. In a 227-203 vote, the House passed the tax plan over united Democratic opposition, as well […]

How That $1.4 Trillion In Repatriated Cash Might Result In U.S. Job Losses, Not Gains

Moody’s estimates that there is roughly $1.4 trillion dollars belonging to U.S. corporations that has been building up in foreign bank accounts for years now to avoid the 35% corporate tax that would be levied on them if they were brought back to the U.S.  Of course, getting that $1.4 trillion back to the U.S. […]