Tax


Tariffs Are Not the Answer

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 13, 2018   Tariffs Are Not the Answer   President Trump’s planned 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports may provide a temporary boost for those industries, but the tariffs will do tremendous long-term damage to the American and global economies. Tariffs raise […]

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Taxing the Per Mile you Drive – Hunt for Taxes

Taxing the Per Mile you Drive – Hunt for Taxes

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics December 19, 2017   Taxing the Per Mile you Drive – Hunt for Taxes     There are a number of states now looking into imposing a tax on every mile you drive your car. The leader of the pack has been the West Coast.  I previously reported that California wanted […]


Just in Time for the Holidays, Reckless States Are Coming for Your Online Purchases

By José Niño Mises Institute November 27, 2017   Just in Time for the Holidays, Reckless States Are Coming for Your Online Purchases   If there is anything that gets demagogic politicians and pundits riled up, it’s the closing of tax loopholes, and the tax-hike demagogues might just be getting one of their wishes come December. […]

Just in Time for the Holidays, Reckless States Are Coming for Your Online Purchases

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis

By Laurence M. Vance LewRockwell.com October 3, 2017   The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis     The Republicans have released their latest tax-reform plan. “Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code” is a simple, 9-page document that leaves the reader with many unanswered questions. Back in 2015, I subjected the […]


To Fix Healthcare, We Need to Repeal a Lot More than Obamacare

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute July 19, 2017   To Fix Healthcare, We Need to Repeal a Lot More than Obamacare   I’ve always been willing to accept a repeal of Obamacare that was less than perfect, and I’ve never subscribed to the idea that only a total and complete repeal of Obamacare should warrant my support. Even […]

To Fix Healthcare, We Need to Repeal a Lot More than Obamacare

5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing

5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing

By Joe Jarvis The Daily Bell July 19, 2017   5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing     The government depends on the citizens to produce, to create value from which the ruling classes can leech. They need to keep us working and spending in ways that they prescribe in order to insert […]


Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute June 10, 2017   Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax   When you’re a government agency, asking for a tax increase is always a hassle. For the most part, taxpayers don’t like taxes, and if asked if they want to pay more, they’re likely to often say “no.” Moreover, when public […]

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax

Decentralize the Welfare State

Decentralize the Welfare State

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute May 30, 2017   Decentralize the Welfare State   It has long since become a doctrine of the modern American welfare state that the federal government must be the primary administrators of the nation’s so-called safety net. Any attempt to devolve the welfare state to the states is routinely treated as […]


Al Gore still wants a carbon tax

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism May 9, 2017   Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)     I won’t go into details but I know a fair amount about a carbon tax. I even once […]

Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)

Austria Found a Way to Tax Google Searches and Social Media Posts

By Anti-Media Staff The Anti-Media May 2, 2017   Austria Found a Way to Tax Google Searches and Social Media Posts     Austria — Highlighting the difficulty both public and private establishments can have when it comes to adapting methods in the digital age, it was reported Monday that one government is now trying […]

Austria Found a Way to Tax Google Searches and Social Media Posts

How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State, a Visual Answer

How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State

By Raul Howmuch.net April 10, 2017   How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State, a Visual Answer   Even if you rent instead of own, property tax still is an important component of your housing cost. Your landlord will take the tax on his house – your home – into account to calculate your […]