Tag: ‘NFL’

On Flat Taxes, Tax Relief, and Evidence

By :: April 21st, 2015

Flat tax chatter: Just small talk or a deeper conversation? The Hill examines GOP presidential hopefuls Rand Paul and Ted Cruz and their ideas for an across-the-board tax rate. A flat tax will disproportionately benefit higher earners, and even some in the GOP say that makes it a non-starter. But TPC’s Howard Gleckman noted, “This […]

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Is it Time to Rethink the Tax Treatment of Charitable Organizations?

By :: July 26th, 2012

Here’s a word association game: I say tax-exempt public charity. You say house of worship, soup kitchen, or university. You probably don’t think about secret back-room political operations or multi-billion dollar businesses. But you should. Increasingly, these organizations are straying from the charitable work that drove Congress to grant them tax-exempt status in the first […]

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Rethinking the Way We Tax Charities and Those Who Give to Them

By :: December 27th, 2011

It is that time of year when we celebrate with family, remember all we have to be thankful for, and scramble to squeeze out those last few dollars of tax deductible charitable gifts. And that got me thinking about the tax treatment of charities and other non-profits.   It is surely true that we give […]

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