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Our Two Most Onerous Taxes: College Tuition and Healthcare Insurance

It is not coincidence that these two unofficial taxes–healthcare and college tuition–are soaring in cost, outpacing all other household expenses. Continue reading

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It’s Time to Eliminate the US Corporate Income Tax

by Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Voxeu.org Though taxing corporations may be a political no-brainer, it may be a big economic mistake. This column discusses recent research showing that the tax is not paid primarily by rich corporate shareholders. They can, and … Continue reading

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New Study Confirms that Lower Corporate Tax Rates Don’t Create Jobs

by Yves Smith, Naked Capitalism Corporate executives love to peddle the notion that they need to have their low tax payments reduced even further, even as the share of GDP represented by company profits is at unprecedentedly high levels. In … Continue reading

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