As Chris Christie is still contemplating a 2016 presidential run, he recently posited a tax reform plan that differentiated himself from many of the other possible contenders. His platform was comprised of several points, such as: lower tax margins, reforming regulation,and … [Read more...] about Christie’s Tax and Growth Plan
Last week, the Washington Examiner did a nice job covering the growing Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) crisis, and Congress's recent response to it. The issue at stake is the 2016 benefit adjustment, which would cut 20% of benefits for more than 10 million SSDI … [Read more...] about Social Security Disability: A Case for Reform
A recent article in the WSJ discusses a newly-released report. Tax breaks, for all segments of the population, total more than $1 trillion. Such a staggering figure -- roughly the size of the annual federal deficit budget -- reinforces something I have stressed repeatedly: the … [Read more...] about Tax Breaks = the Size of the Annual Federal Deficit Budget
There are rumors circulating around the country that the Congressional Super Committee may take action that would immediately repeal the $5 million gift tax exemption by Thanksgiving. This is sending countless tax lawyers and accountants scurrying to complete gift planning that … [Read more...] about The Gift Tax and the Super Committee
Tom Palmer, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, penned the following piece over at Policymic. Tom rightly gets to the heart of the matter in his summation at the end of the essay. "Government debts and printing-press money will harm future generations. It’s unfair. It’s … [Read more...] about TEA or OWS?