Mr. Hank Adler is an Assistant Professor at Chapman University. He was in public accounting for almost thirty-four years, the last twenty as a top partner at Deloitte & Touche.
Mr. Adler serves on several corporate and community boards of directors. His research has been published by Prentice Hall and Tax Magazine. His interests include theories of taxation and board governance.
Immediately, Congress should pass very straight forward, concise and meaningful changes to Obamacare.
This week, the President resorted to name calling in an effort to influence (intimidate) the Supreme Court of the United States to rule in favor of the government in King v Burwell.
Last week, the Los Angeles City Council approved an increase in the legally required minimum wage to result in a minimum wage of $15.00 per hour by 2020.
Today, the Obama Administration announced that it had finalized its nuclear agreement with Iran and had agreed to sell the Iranian government a wide range of nuclear weapons and specific delivery systems with a range of less than eight hundred miles.
The Internal Revenue Code is a mess. In this, most agree. Marco Rubio has announced his plan to reform the Internal Revenue Code and each Republican candidate will undoubtedly follow quickly with their own particular plan.
King v. Burwell: We are all following the Supreme Court case challenging the Administration's ignoring of the ObamaCare requirement that individuals can only get Federal subsidies for their health insurance if the state in which they reside forms a state exchange.
The President is a whirlwind of tax ideas these days. Last week, he proposed to punish individuals who were trying to save money for college by taxing the profits in Section 529 plans that were designed to encourage individuals to save for college.
Let's assume George and Ethel, two teachers, purchased their Southern California home in 1966 for $45,000.
Ignorance may be bliss for individuals on individual issues. Ignorance of civics by what may be a majority of young voters is a disaster.
The so-called Obamacare Cadillac Tax is scheduled to begin on January 1, 2018. It is a 40% non-deductible tax on the cost of medical insurance plans that exceed "predetermined thresholds".
The key is for Republicans to tailor their legislation and their legislative timing to insure that there are parts of every piece of legislation that appeal to working voters. This has to start with the first three pieces of legislation taken up by the new Congress.
Let's be clear here, if there is an age, gender or diversity gap, this should be a problem for the Democrats, not Republicans.
How did it happen that the President of the United States became impotent? It happened when the states went off the rails and determined to ignore Federal laws and the President did nothing.
Over the past several years, I have written at least a dozen columns on Townhall.com regarding individual and specific issues with Obamacare. This week, I attended a meeting to learn about my employer's plan to deal with our Preferred Provider Organization (our PPO health insurance plan).
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein is having his Andy Warhol moment.
This is the most transparent administration in history said President Obama in February, 2013.
Happy Labor Day.
The language of the Obamacare legislation is unambiguous...
This week there was an exchange of classified and confidential e-mails between Russian leaders and our Administration. Ultimately, if necessary, the Administration will claim executive privilege over the e-mails which were immediately provided to the Internal Revenue Service for safekeeping. The e-mails have been leaked through a source currently resident in Moscow.
If I was Kay Hagen, Mary Landreiu or any of the other highly at-risk Democratic Senators seeking re-election in 2014, I would be considering having real life imitate fiction.