Income on Townhall

Daniel J. Mitchell - Fri Mar 15

Let’s keep our fingers crossed that Gov. Jindal’s proposal gets a friendly reception from the state legislature. ... more

Heather Ginsberg - Fri Mar 1

Political Calculations - Sun Feb 10

Since income tax season in the United States has officially begun, we thought we'd mark the occasion by revisiting our original Form 1040 tool, where you can find out how much of the money you earned last year would have been taken from you by Uncle Sam back in 1913! ... more

Political Calculations - Sun Jan 27

Our chart reveals what that distribution looked like for 2012, as indicated by the curves showing the major income percentiles. ... more

Political Calculations - Sat Dec 8

We're going to explain why household income inequality in the United States has increased over time, even though there has been no change in individual income inequality. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Sun Nov 4

Average hourly earnings has been falling for years and lagging CPI inflation since September 2009. Simply put real wages have been declining. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Fri Nov 2

Clearly there is a "winner-take-all" concept in the markets, but it should be equally clear that winner-take-all is not primarily based on technical skills. ... more

David Sterman - Wed Oct 10

In the 1980s, 1990s and the aughts, growth investing was the name of the game, though more recently, dividend-paying stocks have shown renewed popularity. ... more

Political Calculations - Wed Sep 26

Since income is predominantly earned by individuals (note that your paycheck is made out to you, not your spouse, roommate, parents or children), the only way these patterns can exist is if high income earning individuals are increasingly combining together over time to form families and households, or as is more likely the case, low income earning individuals are becoming less and less successful in forming families and households. ... more

Carrie Schwab Pomerantz - Thu Sep 13

With future tax rates up in the air, it's pretty near impossible to accurately predict what any of us will be paying in income taxes in the future. ... more

Daniel J. Mitchell - Thu May 17

The latest example of this battle is taking place in Oklahoma, where the Governor has proposed to eliminate the state income tax and her main opponents are members of the corrupt GOP establishment. ... more