The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has published its annual Goalkeepers Report for 2019, Examining Inequality. Its report begins as follows: We were born in a wealthy country to white, well-off parents who lived in thriving communities and were able to send us to excellent schools. These factors, among many others, put us in a … Continue reading Bill + Melinda Gates Foundation Annual 2019 Goalkeepers Report: Examining Inequality
Eric Zwick, Chicago Booth and NBER, presented Top Wealth in the United States: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich, along with Matthew Smith, U.S. Treasury Department, and Owen Zidar, Princeton, at NYU last week as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Lily Batchelder and Daniel Shaviro. The Abstract for this presentation is as follows: This paper uses … Continue reading Smith, Zidar & Zwick: Top Wealth in the United States: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich, NYU Tax Policy Colloquium Series (2019)
The New York Times takes readers on a visual and video tour of a fortress in Manhattan for very high end artwork. The fortress holds billions of dollars of art. To see full article, click NY Times: Step Inside New York’s Art Fortress.
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The Tax Lawyer has made available for download its most recent issue, Vol. 72, No. 4 (Summer 2019). The articles included in the issue are as follows: Did the Supreme Court Do Congress’s Dirty Work When It Killed Quill? State Sales Tax on Remote Sellers and Wayfair and Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation: The … Continue reading Caron, The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue
The Florida Tax Review has made available for download its most recent issue, Vol. 22, No. 2. Articles included in the issue are as follows: Sham on You: Too Good to Be True, A Tax Professor's Guide to Formative Assessment, Expanding State Fiscal Capacity, Part I: Combining an Entity-Level Consumption Tax, Improved Sales Factor Apportionment, … Continue reading Caron, Florida Tax Review Publishes New Issue
Porter describes a trend where "the burden of care for aging relatives is reshaping the lives of millions of others." According to the U.S. Department of Labor, "about 15 percent of women and 13 percent of men 25 to 54 years old spend time caring for an older relative." According to Porter, the brunt of … Continue reading Porter, Why Aren’t More Women Working? They’re Caring for Parents