How tax reform is keeping promise ‘fight for $15’ couldn’t

How tax reform is keeping promise ‘fight for $15’ couldn’t

As the union-backed “Fight for $15” movement has sought to enact mandatory minimum-wage increases in states and localities across the country, tax reform seems to have spurred wage growth using a different approach. On the day President Donald Trump signed the sweeping tax-reform law, the New Jersey-based OceanFirst Financial Corp. issued a press release announcing […]

GOP tax cut giving middle class the shaft

GOP tax cut giving middle class the shaft

From Personal Liberty Digest News Looks like that as per usual, the middle class is getting the shaft in the latest version of the GOP tax overhaul while the rich make out like bandits. David Stockman, former director of Management and Budget under Ronald Reagan, has broken it down for us. Here’s what he’s learned: By […]

Federal death tax is on House hit list

Federal death tax is on House hit list

By Brandi Wielgopolski / Heartland Institute Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), and other members of Congress announced the planned phase-out of the federal death tax in the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill would reduce the number of personal income tax brackets from seven to four and cut […]

Interest deductibility and full expensing are possible in tax reform

Interest deductibility and full expensing are possible in tax reform

By Ross Marchand / Taxpayers Protection Alliance Transforming our nation’s moss covered tax-and-regulatory apparatus will take patience and consensus building, as demonstrated by the latest row over health care reform. Eager to reset the tone on policy reform, Congress and the Trump Administration will attempt a gargantuan rewrite of the tax code (the first since […]

Border Adjustment Tax could derail tax reform

Border Adjustment Tax could derail tax reform

By Tom Jenney One of the most enduring symbols of Arizona is the Grand Canyon.  In fact, many people have nicknamed us the Grand Canyon State.  This most famous of the national parks also illustrates the stakes for Arizonans in the debate that is currently being waged in Washington, D.C. over tax reform. Let there […]

Beneficiaries of the Export-Import Bank also love the Border Adjustment Tax

Beneficiaries of the Export-Import Bank also love the Border Adjustment Tax

By Michi Iljazi / Taxpayers Protection Alliance Comprehensive tax reform is one of the most important components to growing the economy. The tax code is outdated, too long, and harming small businesses and working families. Even though there is universal agreement about passing tax reform, and the president last week said to expect a “phenomenal” tax […]

TPA’s Tricks and Treats for 2016

TPA’s Tricks and Treats for 2016

By David Williams / TPA Halloween is almost here! Families across America will soon be ready to celebrate with candy, costumes, and fun! The Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) is preparing for the “scary season” in a much different way by watching what government has done to spook taxpayers this past year. You guessed it, it’s […]

Tax Day is over, but the public’s desire for tax reform remains

Tax Day is over, but the public’s desire for tax reform remains

By David Williams / Taxpayers Protection Alliance Whew! Another Tax Day has come and gone. Even though Americans had three extra days to finish their taxes, that added time didn’t do much to alleviate the stress of filling out taxes. Even when you are expected to get money back from the government, it seems like […]

Happy Tax Day! Watch your assets!

Happy Tax Day! Watch your assets!

By Michi Iljazi / Taxpayers Protection Alliance Today is Tax Day 2016!  The Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) hit the streets and talked to folks from around the country about what they thought about taxes.  The last time there was comprehensive tax reform was 1986. A lot has changed since 1986, why hasn’t the tax code? Many […]