Andrew Wilford is a policy analyst with the National Taxpayers Union Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to tax policy research and education at all levels of government.
Mar 1, 2021
Why Full Expensing of R&D Should Remain In the Tax Code
Ask a thousand random people what the 2017 tax reform law did, and probably none of them would tell you about full expensing of research and development investments — instead,...
Feb 22, 2021
Maryland's Ill-Fated Attempt to Repeal the Laws of Economics
More than six months after Governor Larry Hogan vetoed the Maryland’s proposed first-in-the-nation digital advertising tax, the legislature has moved forward with overriding...
Feb 16, 2021
Mitt Romney's Child Tax Credit Rates Careful Consideration
We live in a time where “bold reform” is a phrase usually reserved for policy proposals that are only “bold” because everyone else knows they won’t...
Feb 8, 2021
GameStop Highlights the Folly of Taxing Unrealized Capital Gains
As the GameStop rollercoaster ride trundles ever onwards, most are focused on the impact on retail investors and hedge funds involved. But this episode also illustrates what a mess a...
Feb 1, 2021
New York Continues to Move Tax Rates In the Wrong Direction
If, as the saying goes, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, then mark New York’s state government down as...
Jan 29, 2021
Want to Buy Bernie's Gloves? His Tax Policies Mean You Can't
The story of Wednesday, Jan. 20, was the inauguration of President Biden. But all the internet seemed to care about was the attire and demeanor of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who...
Jan 25, 2021
Beware of a Biden Tax On Unrealized Capital Gains
Newly-inaugurated President Biden is likely to take office and push for a flurry of new legislation. Yet while all eyes will be on Biden’s proposals for COVID-19 relief,...
Jan 19, 2021
Credit Congress For Not Bailing Out Overextended States
Back in April, as Congress was seeking to finalize an expansion of the Paycheck Protection Program, state governors and their Democratic allies in Congress delayed the rollout of...
Jan 11, 2021
The Now-Complete Democrat Trifecta Threatens Tax Hikes
Understandably lost in the wake of Wednesday’s shocking events was the fact that, with two election wins in Georgia, Democrats took control of the Senate to go with control...
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