Federal estate tax has become porous and effectively optional for the wealthiest households.
Yes, we could ensure that our richest pay something in the neighborhood of their fair tax share.
Have we just about decided that the further accumulation of billionaire fortunes makes for good public policy?
The movement to tax extreme wealth to pay for human needs suddenly has a rare political opening.
Sen. Wyden’s billionaires income tax tapping those huge returns could raise big revenue to fund President Biden’s Build Back Better investment plan.
To help pay for vital public investments, Congress needs to end a tax loophole that has allowed greedy private equity execs to pay a lower tax rate than many middle-class Americans.
The climate jobs program in the budget reconciliation deal should build on FDR’s initiative in ways that advance equity for all.
A new hire on Capitol Hill might be what we need to build a finance force that will close tax loopholes for the wealthy.