Tag: taxes

201 Why doesn’t the IRS just send me a bill for the taxes I owe based on the info they already have? 2018-04-09T01:02:25.590

80 What ethical (if any) or economical arguments are offered in defense of the inheritance tax? 2018-04-11T14:25:02.790

67 Why is Trump releasing (or not) his tax returns such a big deal? 2019-10-08T02:41:04.707

66 What significance could the information in Donald Trump's tax return have to his campaign? 2016-09-27T06:31:00.407

66 What reasons are there for a Capitalist to oppose a 100% inheritance tax? 2019-04-02T10:43:51.880

58 Why is a big country less suitable for high-tax, high-welfare system? 2018-03-09T05:51:17.040

44 Why does the US require non-resident citizens to file taxes even for non-US income? 2018-03-20T12:58:35.580

39 Why is the German GEZ a fee and not a tax? 2018-02-11T12:16:22.043

35 Why did Democrats oppose Ted Cruz's provision to allow funds from 529 plans to be used for homeschooling? 2017-12-28T16:52:59.990

33 Did Republicans accidentally kill corporate deductions, and will it force the Senate to revise and re-vote? 2017-12-05T17:42:26.987

30 Why isn’t the tax system continuous rather than bracketed? 2019-06-21T22:46:07.000

29 Has the FairTax ever been implemented anywhere on any scale? 2012-12-05T18:42:00.280

28 Why the odd tax bracket intervals in the Senate Tax reform bill? 2017-12-04T00:17:37.847

26 Is there a documented rationale why the House Ways and Means chairman can demand tax info? 2019-04-14T06:24:16.157

26 How would one justify public funding for non-STEM (or unprofitable) college majors to a non college educated taxpayer? 2020-12-30T12:05:16.137

26 What prevents a government from taxing its citizens living abroad? 2021-01-13T10:16:19.723

25 What are the reasons for people to oppose Basic Income Guarantee? 2012-12-19T09:29:37.010

25 Shouldn’t conservatives embrace universal basic income? 2019-03-21T04:09:10.527

25 Why aren't we seeing carbon taxes in practice? 2019-12-15T18:19:10.337

23 What are the objections to implementing a flat rate income tax in the United States? 2012-12-15T23:32:02.577

23 Why not have a wealth dependent income tax? 2015-11-30T21:03:40.290

22 What have been the arguments against VAT in the US? 2017-10-26T16:00:42.317

22 What gives the U.S. president the legal authority to raise tariffs? 2018-03-08T21:10:28.190

21 What is the logic behind charging tax _in the form of money_ for owning property when the property does not produce money? 2019-06-07T18:39:06.887

20 Would it be right, wrong or misleading to say that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 2017 passed by the Senate "largely cut taxes for the rich"? 2017-12-08T02:37:52.073

18 Why are gambling winnings not taxed in the United Kingdom? 2018-11-22T09:59:02.893

16 Does the United States tax exports? 2017-01-26T22:15:41.830

16 Philosophically what is the difference between stimulus checks and tax breaks? 2020-12-29T18:30:20.200

15 How long is the tax code now, compared to before the Trump tax cuts of 2017? 2017-12-24T06:05:51.050

15 How could a wealth tax (not income tax) be implemented to make evasion difficult? 2019-01-20T17:12:59.140

15 What does it mean when something is said to be "owned by taxpayers"? 2020-11-23T10:27:19.067

14 Are there libertarian views on proper procedure to obtain property that was previously unowned? 2012-12-14T06:04:00.290

14 How much will the ObamaCare tax penalty cost? 2013-07-09T01:22:43.520

13 What are the advantages of a VAT over a normal sales tax? 2013-01-24T19:27:29.303

13 Why do we collect taxes on income from labor? 2017-02-10T21:19:51.823

13 Who gets the funds raised by tariffs levied at the edges of the European Customs Union? 2018-03-07T16:14:31.257

12 How does libertarianism challenge a "property is theft" counter-argument to a "tax is theft" argument? 2012-12-14T04:56:04.647

12 Why is targeted scrutiny from the IRS bad? 2013-05-14T17:50:50.290

12 Does any country apply corporate tax based on where money is earned, rather than where the corporation is based? 2018-04-13T09:35:04.487

12 Why doesn’t the U.S. have a bracketed corporate tax? 2018-12-15T21:36:01.987

12 Why is active income taxed more than passive income? 2020-11-12T01:49:20.933

11 How much of the deficit would be reduced by increasing taxes on the top 1% to 1990s levels? 2013-03-13T05:04:36.230

11 Why is it assumed that higher taxation leads to reduced incentives? 2019-01-18T02:59:18.043

10 What would be the economic impact of eliminating all tax deductions in the US? 2013-06-08T20:05:43.917

10 Could the City of London leave the EU while the UK remained? 2016-04-28T16:25:03.217

10 How tightly can a 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) operate as the same organization? 2016-11-06T21:23:39.470

10 Has high taxation of the rich been sustainable as an economic policy? 2017-06-09T19:30:14.403

10 Have tariffs/protectionism ever worked? 2018-03-04T12:22:56.713

10 Why do many countries not offer a fixed rate 30 year mortgage? 2019-04-11T11:30:33.637

10 Can a reduction of employer taxation lead to more equal income? 2020-10-08T01:35:14.587

9 If all the citizens have same rights why some must pay a higher tax rate? 2012-12-07T11:34:00.113

9 Could raising the tax on the wealthy, without cutting spending, balance the federal budget in the US? 2012-12-21T00:49:40.290

9 Do people who never paid FICA taxes get paid Social Security when they retire? 2013-02-14T22:21:08.343

9 Why do we pay taxes during a government shutdown? 2018-01-22T18:39:59.777

9 What were the positive and negative effects of the French ISF? 2018-12-04T14:14:18.453

9 Brexit, EU tax evasion regulation, and the City of London 2019-09-14T20:44:20.583

8 Would Obama's viewing Trump's tax returns be seen as overstepping his authority? 2016-10-04T04:10:38.880

8 Are there precedents for the EU fining the UK for undervalued Chinese imports? 2018-08-19T20:02:56.540

8 Does tax amnesty have any benefit except for potentially uncovering undeclared wealth? 2018-08-30T13:56:35.960

8 What reasons (if any) were given by Democrats when the Ways and Means chairman requested Trump's tax returns? 2019-04-15T13:50:07.403

8 Why did Roosevelt decide to implement a maximum wage through taxation rather than a simple ceiling? 2019-04-18T02:22:07.037

8 Is the President of the United States bound by state laws? 2019-05-22T18:01:04.577

8 How is the excise border managed in Ireland? 2019-06-06T12:41:40.213

7 What benefit does Ireland get for the tax policies that faciliate the "Dutch Sandwich" 2013-02-28T21:35:42.547

7 What's the Democratic Party's position on residence-based taxation? 2016-04-22T21:43:09.703

7 Why did Japan not raise taxes instead of borrowing to avoid having such a large debt ratio? 2017-08-18T17:13:48.623

7 What are the arguments for keeping the Jones Act, and who is making them? 2017-09-28T17:58:59.303

7 What is the biggest flaw with this Democratic Taxation system? 2017-11-30T21:47:38.407

7 What are the arguments for and against a flat income tax rate? 2018-10-16T01:02:04.227

7 Some of the people in my town pay no taxes, what can I do about it? 2019-02-19T03:06:16.240

7 Is there evidence that the Mueller Investigation looked into Trump's taxes? 2019-04-27T15:14:16.040

6 Does lowering the capital gains tax encourage investment and increase economic growth? 2012-12-21T13:29:11.913

6 Does depreciation count in scoring a budget proposal? 2013-01-11T16:55:24.163

6 What purposes do vehicle registration renewals serve in the United States? 2013-05-06T16:52:59.870

6 What share of federal taxes do the rich pay? 2013-07-03T06:52:59.637

6 Why are some wage taxes officially paid by the employer, even though they're really paid by the employee? 2016-12-13T16:04:08.930

6 How much is the wall across the Mexico & US border going to cost? 2017-01-20T13:06:47.567

6 Why do politicians care so much about economic growth? Or: Why did the US need a tax reform? 2018-02-28T21:39:15.633

6 By whom and how was Eritrea sanctioned for having a citizenship-based taxation? 2018-07-06T21:22:56.763

6 Any problems with zero corporate income tax? 2018-07-16T20:40:42.887

6 What do the advocates of single payer claim are the advantages of eliminating private health insurance? 2019-06-28T14:30:48.460

6 Why not demand President's/candidate's financial records instead of tax returns? 2019-08-14T14:44:32.773

6 Are there polls on US public support for a wealth tax? 2019-11-03T17:24:05.980

5 Do E.U. employees pay tax on their salaries? 2013-01-07T13:16:42.427

5 What is the economic argument for taxing sales at the place of purchaser instead of the place of provider? 2013-04-11T17:02:06.993

5 Was the boston tea party about a tax cut or a tax raise 2013-06-19T12:15:32.507

5 Why are public TV and radio channels in some countries licensed through TV fees, rather than directly from the budget? 2017-04-26T15:16:13.097

5 Why is the top tax rate 39.6% 2017-06-07T02:48:36.450

5 What committees in Congress handle tax code modifications? 2017-09-27T14:24:44.957

5 How does repealing the individual mandate adversely affect Obamacare? 2017-12-20T03:18:44.927

5 Why would foreign nations sign on to FATCA? 2018-01-24T19:30:16.847

5 Why can't London increase the Congestion Charge to the point where congestion is reduced to reasonable levels? 2018-02-14T22:08:35.053

5 Why does taxation of big tech companies seem so problematic? 2018-03-24T15:24:00.680

5 What are the reasons presented by the French government to explain why the price of diesel fuel increased so much in France? 2018-11-24T15:36:08.893

5 Why would big countries like the UK tolerate their own tax havens? 2019-02-06T22:55:24.423

5 How many US states still prohibit transportation of alcohol across state lines without a license, even for personal use? 2019-06-07T18:02:44.490

5 Is there a summary of Johnson's government plans to defund the BBC (assuming this is correct)? 2020-02-08T16:03:31.360

5 Where does Starbucks Europe pay taxes? 2020-07-20T09:46:39.917

5 How can governments convert informal work into formal work? 2020-10-08T12:17:40.530