When Donald J. Trump was elected president in 2016, some people, many of them Democrats, talked about renouncing their United States citizenship and moving abroad…View More When U.S. Citizenship Starts Looking Like a Bad Deal
Senator Elizabeth Warren has unveiled her vision for how to pay for “Medicare for all” — a daunting mountain of new taxes and fees. Thanks…View More Opinion | The Warren Way Is the Wrong Way
This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. Health insurance for millions of Americans is…View More Opinion | Absurd, Shocking, Embarrassingly Bad
WASHINGTON — For most of the 21st century, wealthy nations have engaged in a race to the bottom on corporate taxes, cutting rates in an…View More As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal
This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. “Being left of Obama doesn’t make you…View More Opinion | Mayor Pete’s 49.9999% Tax Bracket
To the Editor: Re “Trump Tax Figures Show a Decade of Huge Losses” (front page, May 8): What is so shocking about your recent revelations…View More Opinion | Trump’s ‘Huge Losses’? No Surprise
The latest bombshell Times story on the president’s tax history confirms what we already suspected: Donald Trump is a terrible businessman. Despite inheriting more than…View More Opinion | Trump Is a Bad Businessman. Is He a Tax Cheat, Too?
As the national debate about health care kicks off ahead of the 2020 presidential election, we’re going to be hearing a lot about the costs…View More Opinion | Universal Health Care Might Cost You Less Than You Think
In October 1924, the federal government threw open for public inspection the files that recorded the incomes of American taxpayers, and the amounts they had…View More Opinion | Everyone’s Income Taxes Should Be Public
At this time of year, many people are looking for ways to reduce their tax bills. One option may be to make a contribution to…View More Health Savings Accounts Can Reduce Tax Bills. But Beware the Paperwork.
Good Monday. (Want this by email? Sign up here.) There are other ways to tax the wealthy A majority of Americans are increasingly open to…View More DealBook Briefing: How to Really Tax the Rich
WASHINGTON — A defiant Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared on Wednesday that House Democrats would not be cowed by President Trump’s “all-out threat” during his State…View More Pelosi Declares House Will Not Be Intimidated From Its Trump Inquiries
Last night, President Trump reserved a few minutes of his State of the Union address to praise his tax reform law, which turned a year…View More Opinion | The Global Con Hidden in Trump’s Tax Reform Law, Revealed
When President Trump delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday, he can quite justifiably say that the state of the economy is good.…View More An A- for the U.S. Economy, but Failing Grades for Trump’s Policies