The nation, and the Democratic Party, desperately needs a replacement for the tired story that tax cuts drive economic growth.
The president is more vulnerable than ever to an investigation into his business practices and taxes.
Joe Biden received one of the highest margins in the nation in California, but a look at how the state’s ballot measures were decided shows a more complex picture of the electorate.
Ben Harris is not a household name, even in economics. But he helped develop a package of tax and spending increases that has not spooked Wall Street.
The coronavirus pandemic has put a dent in the signature-gathering process, but voters still managed to put forward dozens of measures nationwide.
The real estate industry has long enjoyed uniquely favorable tax treatment — thanks in part to Mr. Trump’s actions before and after he became president.
The people of Illinois, Arizona and California have a chance to make the distribution of state taxation a little more fair.
The firm, Elliott Management, led by Paul Singer, will transfer its headquarters to West Palm Beach, Fla., because of the pandemic.
For a more equitable system, we need a simpler and fairer tax code.
Decades of budget-cutting and market reforms laid the ground for a wave of death in Swedish nursing homes.
The reason has little to do with money. Family and community ties keep them from leaving their state.
Donald Trump’s tax returns illustrate the profound inequities of the tax code and the shambolic state of federal enforcement.
Over the past five days, we learned a lot about the president and his powers.
Prosecutors have suggested in court papers that an investigation into the president could focus on a range of possible crimes.
A statement by the president this week was an insight into how he views the country as composed of parts that either are for him or against him.
Gov. Philip Murphy said the tax would help make up shortfalls caused by the pandemic, but Republicans warned it would lead to an exodus of wealthy residents.
Democrats searching for a revenue source to spare needy New Yorkers from pandemic-caused cuts have an unexpected opponent: The governor.
State Democratic lawmakers are pressuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo to approve a tax on the wealthy, fearing that budget cuts will hurt those most in need.
Why are party leaders fighting to get rid of one surprisingly progressive element of the 2017 tax bill?
Here’s a report card on whether the president met his 2016 campaign pledges.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, home sales in parts of the Sunshine State have more than doubled.
Foolish federal dithering means states have to step in. Yes, even in the midst of a pandemic.
The Treasury Department has not been willing to issue guidance making it clear that companies will be on the hook for deferred taxes, further delaying crucial information for businesses.
The Democratic National Convention showcased Joe Biden’s goals on issues like health care, climate change and the economy. But there is plenty of daylight between his plans and what progressives want to see.
The rules are complicated and vary by state, so accountants are advising taxpayers to keep track of how many days they spend working in each state.
The territory’s attorney general wants to know more about Leon Black’s dealings with Jeffrey Epstein, who died while facing sex-trafficking charges.
Reacting to a vote in Austin to cut millions from its police budget, Gov. Greg Abbott is backing legislation to deprive cities of control over a major revenue source if they follow suit.
Those with budgets that rely heavily on tourism, sales taxes or direct state assistance will face particular distress.
We reviewed all of the Trump campaign’s television ads since June. Two-thirds contained clearly misleading claims or videos.
Providing more aid to struggling governments has become one of the biggest issues tangling up the debate over another pandemic rescue package.
Trump’s lawyers and economic advisers have studied how far they could stretch executive authority to set tax policy, though the legality of any cuts is dubious.
Because the taxes provide funding for Social Security, Democrats have seized on the issue as they try to erode support for the president among older voters.
Now he’s prescribing hydroxychloroquine to fight recession.
Can Biden — and his vice-presidential pick — take us there?
The congresswoman and other progressives want to tax the ultrarich to help New Yorkers devastated by the coronavirus.
Finally, eventually, the president’s tax returns might be made public. Does it even matter anymore?
The public’s interest in access to Donald Trump’s or any president’s tax filings depends on strong reform legislation from Congress.
Government assistance can be expensive, but a new study shows that some programs more than pay for themselves.
Early hopes for a quick rebound from the pandemic have yielded to worries about its long-term impact on state finances and the governor’s ambitious agenda.
The federal government’s spending on calamities related to global warming is a rapidly rising fiscal threat.
The EU has defied the US by vowing to pursue its own plans for digital taxes after Washington pulled out of global negotiations on the matter and threatened to impose tariffs in retaliation against national levies.
France’s finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday labeled the US decision to suspend the OECD-led talks a “provocation” and said Paris would apply a tax on big technology companies “whatever happens.”
Paolo Gentiloni, EU economy commissioner, said Brussels was prepared to advance its own EU-wide proposals. The UK Treasury has also vowed to press ahead with its digital tax, even as it is engaged in negotiations with Washington over a potential free trade agreement.
The Daily Beast reported that Mary Trump will also say that she was a source of The New York Times’s coverage of the president’s tax returns. The Times declined to comment on the claim.
Trying to cut spending as the pandemic reduces tax revenue, governments are finding it easier to lift restraints on what consumers pay for fuel.
The U.S. investigation targets nine countries, plus the European Union, that have adopted or are considering new taxes that would hit American companies like Google and Amazon.
Adopting the proposal would make history for the bloc, vesting authority in Brussels in ways that more closely resembled a central government.
The European Commission wants to issue bonds to raise the funds, taking a step closer to a shared budget potentially paid for through common taxes.
Even when businesses like mine can open up for real, it will be very hard to keep them going in a socially distanced world.
Instead of propping up failed state bureaucracies, the federal government should support American workers.
Changing their borders would go a long way toward getting public school money where it most needs to go.
Changing the borders of school districts would go a long way toward getting public school money where it most needs to go.