Tag Archives: Tax rate

The Ryan Game

This week, Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) published a budget proposal called “The GOP Path to Prosperity.” As I mentioned on Monday in “Shutdown Showdown,” the proposal neither addresses the issues in the 2011 or 2012 budgets, nor makes realistic assumptions … Continue reading

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Take 2: Could Employing Tax Cuts Tax Employment?

Waaaaaay back in September I posted my first article at 538 Refugees. In it, I concluded that there was an inverse relationship between the top income tax rate and employment growth. Now that the President and Congress are discussing the … Continue reading

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Tax Scam

(Ed Note: we continue to host guest editorials from time to time. This month’s guest op-ed is from Max Holland. “Max, aka Birdpilot, is a retired former business owner who also spent a number of years in the corporate and … Continue reading

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Could Employing Tax Cuts Tax Employment?

Republicans have been incessant in their demands for the top income tax rate to remainĀ at 35%, and are willing to allow the rate reductions on the middle class to expire rather than concede the top rate reset. Since the days … Continue reading

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