Taxes
  • A Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) train rolls by a statue of the state symbol of the state of Wyoming, a bucking bronco, in Ft. Laramie, Wyoming July 15, 2014.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking

    Cities and States Pick Up Some of the Infrastructure Slack

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Although the federal government still has a lot of work to do with respect to planning and funding infrastructure investment, state and local governments are moving ahead with plans to “fix the damn...

  • A monitor shows the general index inside the Athens Stock Exchange February 9, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

    Is It Time to Start Selling 100-Year Bonds?

    By Michael Rainey

    With the U.S. facing a $12 trillion deficit over the next decade, the Treasury Department is exploring ways to maintain robust demand for American debt. One option being considered is the sale of “...

  • Work crews work to replace a bridge over the Massachusetts Turnpike in Boston

    A Fiscal Hawk Argues for Infrastructure Investment

    By Michael Rainey

    The stimulus from the GOP tax cuts and the bipartisan increase in federal spending in 2018 is starting to fade, says Diane Swonk, chief economist at the tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton. Writing...

  • Tax-Cut's Benefits Shrinking for Some U.S. Companies

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Some U.S. corporations have overestimated the windfall they’ll receive from the 2017 tax law, The Wall Street Journal’s Theo Francis and Richard Rubin report . In one example, Las Vegas Sands Corp...

  • Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Warren speaks in Manchester

    Soaking the Rich: Your Guide to America's Next Big Debate

    Sparked by progressive proposals from Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the great fiscal debate of the moment is over taxing the wealthy to reduce economic...

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