Concerns about warehousing charity dollars and tax subsidies for wealthy donors and perpetual foundations transcend partisan divide.
Our tax loopholes let marginal and arbitrary differences in facts give rise to markedly different tax outcomes.
The United States didn’t become a tax haven overnight.
But our only quarter-trillionaire is still not paying anything close to his fair tax share.
Donor-advised funds are set up to provide more benefit to their wealthy donors than to public charities. We can fix that.
A new U.S. District Court ruling helps billionaires escape millions in gift taxes.
South Dakota has become a tax haven for the wealthy. Here’s how the trust industry gained a foothold.
IPS Tax Policy Expert Bob Lord Available for Interviews on Phil Knight, Billionaire Tax Avoidance, and How to Dodge over $3.6 Billion in Taxes
“Phil Knight’s estate plan demonstrates beyond doubt that loopholes in America’s estate and gift tax have rendered it useless.”
How to dodge over $3.6 billion in taxes.
New revelations about the Nike founder’s tax-dodging schemes raise questions about his charitable giving.
The veteran tax attorney unraveled Nike founder Phil Knight’s tax avoidance schemes for a recent Bloomberg investigation. He sits down with Chuck Collins to explain how this is possible under existing tax law — and what should change.
Proposals in play to pay for the ambitious public investment plan could help reverse skyrocketing wealth inequality.
The land of the free and the home of the brave has become a tax haven for the vile and the vicious.
State-level loopholes have made it possible for some of the wealthiest families in the world to make sure most of their riches are never taxed.
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.