The release of President Trump’s outline for tax reform put the issue at the top of the agenda. Now policymakers need to figure out how to do it responsibly. Fortunately, there are principles to guide the way.
As many rushed to file their federal income taxes on time, Congress blew off a deadline it faced.
Now that your federal income tax return has (hopefully) been filed, don’t you think it’s time to improve the tax system?
You (hopefully) finished filing your federal income taxes. Now see how the system works and the need for reform.
We tend to think about taxes as a way to pay for government spending. But the tax code is increasingly being used for its own kind of backdoor spending.