Who won in the fiscal cliff deal? The lawyers, the doctors, the dentists, the middle managers, the advertising executives, the whole MBA crowd.
For a small business, a tax is a cost like any other. It’s important to keep costs down. But it’s even more important to keep costs lower than your competitors.
Europeans must decide whether their societies are to be governed by the people, for the people or by the market, for the market.
To keep corporate income taxes low, either we have to keep individual income taxes high or we have to cut back on government services. In other words, it’s corporations versus people. That’s not class warfare. That’s simple arithmetic.
House budget-cutters are taking their inspiration from the greatest giveaway — to the rich — artist the nation’s capital has ever known.
The rising public clamor for higher taxes on America’s wealthy has conservative ideologues uneasy. For good reason. They don’t have the numbers on their side. Or history either.