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Tax Basics: What's Your Tax IQ? May. 26, 2021

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: It's tax time again, and I'm getting lots of questions, especially from young people f... Read More

Raise Your Financial IQ in 2020 Jan. 01, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: It's that time again. And while you may have promised yourself to be smarter about you... Read More

Illinois' Approach to Legalizing Marijuana Strikes the Right Balance Jun. 05, 2019

Daily Editorials

Illinois' newly approved plan to legalize recreational marijuana appears well thought out, with stri... Read More

Trump's Speeding Tax Bill Throws Fairness Off the Tracks Dec. 22, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

You know the speeding train that tragically jumped the track over an interstate on its inaugural run... Read More

A Tax Bill About Growth, Not Envy Dec. 20, 2017

Star Parker

As I listen to and read what those on the left have to say about the soon-to-be-law tax bill, I wond... Read More

Road Map for Tax Reform Dec. 06, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

House and Senate Republicans are racing to hammer out a tax cut agreement that blends the House bill... Read More

Tax Reform Debate Taxing Republicans' Negotiating Skills Oct. 26, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

The good news is that there's a debate in Washington about how to make the tax code less destructive... Read More

'Tax Cuts for the Rich'? May. 01, 2017

Thomas Sowell

One of the painful realities of our times is how long a political lie can survive, even after having... Read More

As Trump Unmuzzles the Economy, a Rosy Scenario Will Become Economic Reality Feb. 28, 2017

Lawrence Kudlow

Virtually the whole world is beating up on the Trump administration for daring to predict that low m... Read More

A Recipe for Economic Growth in the New Year Jan. 05, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

With the beginning of a new year comes the hope for change. There is so much we could wish for ̵... Read More

Robin Hood Economics Falls Flat in Debates Oct. 07, 2016

Michael Barone

Robin Hood is dead. Or at least seriously ailing. The politics of taking from the rich and giving to... Read More

Anatomy of a Multi-Government Shakedown Sep. 22, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

I'm slow to defend corporations these days because so many of them have built their business models ... Read More

The Uncompetitive Effects of Tax Harmonization May. 26, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

During a visit to the World Bank this week, I got a sobering lesson about the degree to which the pe... Read More

Carried Interest and Hedge Funds Dec. 16, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Please explain carried interest, which some of the presidential candidates are talki... Read More

Republican Tax Fantasies Nov. 12, 2015

Steve Chapman

The Republican presidential candidates have not rallied behind Ben Carson in his clash with the news... Read More

Politicians' Words Oct. 20, 2015

Thomas Sowell

At the recent televised debate among candidates for the Democrats' nomination for president, Hillary... Read More

Pro-Growth Economist Angus Deaton Echoes JFK Oct. 17, 2015

Lawrence Kudlow

The Democratic presidential debate ironically took place the same week that a Princeton University p... Read More

John Tamny Is Making Economics Popular Again Apr. 09, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

When The Rolling Stones rerelease their classic 1971 album, "Sticky Fingers," in June, it will prese... Read More

'Bait and Switch' Taxes Sep. 03, 2012

Thomas Sowell

We have heard many times from President Barack Obama how he plans to raise taxes on "millionair... Read More

The President's Excess Income, and Ours Jul. 10, 2011

Mona Charen

It is becoming a verbal tic — the tendency on the part of the president to tell wealthy Americ... Read More