Category: Economy

Death tax gave us marriage equality. Now it needs to die: LGBT Republican-commentary

On June 26, 2013, LGBT Americans across the country were celebrating the historic Supreme Court opinion issued by Justice Anthony Kennedy overturning the Defense of...

Donald Trump pushes for GOP tax reform plan changes

Scrapping Obamacare’s individual mandate would save the government $338 billion over 10 years, the Congressional Budget Office estimated this month, giving the GOP...

A.I. to obliterate white collar jobs first

Lee knocked down an argument that the jobs lost will create new ones to service and program AI and robots. “Robots are clearly replacing people jobs. They’re...

Silicon Valley is freaking out about options provision in tax bill

The Senate’s bill would tax employees on those shares even before their potential gain is realized. As a result, employees may owe taxes on something they only...

Senate tax bill would make taxes jump for many earning under $200,000, analysis says

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, center, speaks as Senator Orrin Hatch, a Republican from...

Janet Yellen admits the Fed could be confusing the public with its many voices

Getty Images Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference following a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee September 20, 2017 in...

Haste on Tax Measures May Leave a Trail of Loopholes

■ An incentive to invest in slipshod, money-losing ventures would be created by the combination of a new proposal to immediately expense investments with the...