The real story here is that there is no story: what MSNBC confirmed is that Trump made more money than some of his accusers said he made, and that he paid a generous effective income tax rate, well above that paid by Mitt Romney.
Leftists proclaim that many states within the Trump heartland are what many might call "moocher states" because the residents there - taken overall - receive more in federal spending than in is paid in federal taxes. However, it's important to understand why some states are more prone to being net recipients of federal spending than others.
If you thought the last round of protest idiocy was counterproductive, you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet. Just when you think they’ve hit rock bottom, the liberal protests hit new lows. The Guardian recently published an article detailing a revival in “tax resistance,” which is a practice of not paying your taxes to “resist” government...
The EU and other US trading partners have begun laying the groundwork for a legal challenge to a US border tax proposal in a move that could trigger the biggest case in World Trade Organisation history.
A period of consumer spending, retail sales and housing weakness may be imminent, after federal tax refunds tumbled by 78% in the early part of February compared to 2016, the result of a new law which requires the IRS to delay the printing of checks to households claiming specific tax credits.
In a setback for government efforts to abolish low tax rates for thousands of multinational firms while encouraging them to stay, the Swiss voted overwhelmingly against an overhaul the country's corporate tax system. Swiss broadcaster SRF said voters rejected the tax plans by about 60% to 40%.
Two wars are set to break out over the Border Adjustment Tax: one is domestic and involves exporter vs importer alliances, and will soon shift into the Senate. The second war is one which would break out after the BAT is passed, and it would hammer America's biggest trading partners
To our complete lack of surprise, lawmakers in the State of Illinois are considering following in the footsteps of Philadelphia by imposing a 1 cent per ounce "soda tax" on all sugary beverages...and just like in Philly, it's sure to piss off a lot of people.
"Will “Trumponomics” change the course of the U.S. economy? We certainly hope so as any improvement that filters down to the bottom 80% of the country will be beneficial. However, as investors, we must understand the difference between a “narrative-driven” advance and one driven by strengthening fundamentals. The first is short-term and leads to bad outcomes. The other isn’t, and doesn’t. "