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.
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.
As has been widely reported, my friend John Eastman stated yesterday that his Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence has successfully represented the National Organization for Marriage in its lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service for the illegal disclosure of the organization's donor list.
If convicted wife murderer Scott Peterson was a citizen of Lithuania, subject to deportation to Lithuania and Lithuania refused to take him, would U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)believe that the law requires that Scott Peterson be released from prison?
Congressman Adam Schiff of California is apparently too young to remember Watergate with any clarity. That being said, if he had been a Republican in 197I, his quote on Watergate could easily have been as follows...
Governor Cuomo has signed, on behalf of the people of New York, the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. This Compact would result in the State of New York voting each of its electoral votes for the winner of the national popular vote regardless of the actual vote of the citizens of New York.
What are the chances that Bernardine Dohrn, the wife of Bill Ayres, and a principal signatory on the Weather Underground's "Declaration of a State of War" in May 1970 could be appointed as a judge in a Federal Court?
As has been widely reported, a single sentence in the 2008 Farm Bill, Public Law 110-246, is said to be responsible for the Internal Revenue Service seizing refunds from the children of taxpayers who the Social Security Administration says were inadvertently overpaid in the 1960s and 1970s. Are they kidding?
For almost one hundred years, student athletes have been considered students, not employees.
There is a certain irony that Judge Roberts who determined, incorrectly in my opinion, that the Affordable Care Act penalties were a tax, never entered the Hobby Lobby discussion with respect to the real world cash implications of the ACA penalty being a tax.