David Knights' Weblog

May 18, 2019

States tax policy

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 12:35 am
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I expect that we will see states with high income taxes get even more aggressive in attempting to claim residents really haven’t left the state for income tax purposes.  Ultimately they won’t be successful which will lead to tax increases and an ever more vicious cycle of rich people leaving.

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February 7, 2019

Taxes, how do they work?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 4:31 am
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If a state has high income taxes, and the federal government stops subsidizing them by limiting the federal deductibility of SALT taxes, comedy ensues.

 

November 14, 2018

Taxing online

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 10:33 am
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Looks like Chicago is going the extra mile to squeeze every last ounce of revenue from its beleaguered citizens.  What a bunch of crooks.

June 21, 2016

Definitely true

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 10:47 am
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Prof. Glenn Reynolds gets it right again.

June 17, 2016

A great question

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 9:06 am
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Why does the IRS have so many guns?

December 22, 2015

This is a terrible idea

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 10:24 pm
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Giving the IRS more power is like giving a teenage boy liquor and the keys to a car.

May 7, 2015

Citizen journalism

Filed under: Kentucky,Politics — dknights @ 3:30 pm
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Here is an excellent example of citizen journalism in the digital age.  Sounds like the Mayor has some explaining to do.

April 1, 2015

IRS

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 4:10 pm
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March 23, 2015

I agree

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 7:27 pm
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Professor Reynolds is right, yet again.

November 20, 2014

Unconstitutional, I would think

Filed under: Family,Legal — dknights @ 6:15 am
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Giving churches a tax break for preaching the government mandated position.  I can’t imagine any attorney thinking this would pass a constitutional challenge.  I have relatives in Maryland and the “rain tax” is universally despised.

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