Hank Adler

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States Have Already Picked the Treasury's Pocket with SALT Workarounds
By Hank Adler
Before Congress completes consideration regarding either or both mega-infrastructure bills, it needs to determine how it will offset the reduction ...
October 12, 2021
Proposed Confiscation of Assets on Death
By Hank Adler
Under the Biden administration’s tax proposal, an appreciated real estate asset owned at death could result in income taxes due ...
August 19, 2021
State Dems Shamefully Raiding Federal Treasury – A Test for Governor Newsom
By Hank Adler
With zero media attention and an 80-0 vote, the California Assembly has approved a plan to facilitate a reduction in ...
July 08, 2021
Biden's New Death Tax
By Hank Adler
This week, President Biden proposed taxing capital gains at death at a tax rate of 39.6 percent plus the 3.8 ...
May 01, 2021
Caring More About the Punishing the Rich Than Either the Economy or the Constitution
By Hank Adler
Elizabeth Warren has again proposed a federal wealth tax. The reality that the Supreme Court could declare a federal wealth tax ...
March 13, 2021
Forgiving Student Debt = Maximum Unfairness
By Hank Adler
Felipe and George lived next door to each other from the time they were little boys until they both graduated ...
December 10, 2020
Chronic Losses v. Tax Avoidance: Mutually Exclusive
By Hank Adler
The New York Times’s "blockbuster" expose on President Trump’s tax returns and financial health seems on one hand to be ...
September 29, 2020
Biden Individual Tax Proposals: The Largest Tax Increase Ever for the Self-Employed
By Hank Adler
Joe Biden has released his individual tax plan. With respect to one of his most meaningful proposals, the limitation of the ...
August 18, 2020
Let's Just Take Their Money: a Tax Policy
By Hank Adler
Here it is, the progressives’ tax policy: “Let’s just take their money." And that is the deep thought that was ...
August 10, 2020
Biden’s Amazing Income and Estate Tax Rates
By Hank Adler
Golf’s U.S. Open is scheduled for this fall in New York. The winner of the U.S. Open will earn $2.25 ...
July 04, 2020
Financial Winner From the HEROES Act: Nancy Pelosi
By Hank Adler
The 1800-page HEROES Act was passed along party lines on Friday in the House of Representatives, without hearings, without input ...
May 17, 2020
Should Cities and States Be Allowed (Required) To Go Bankrupt?
By Hank Adler
Who has taken the economic risk to loan money to cities and states? (Bondholders) Who took the risk of working ...
April 26, 2020
After the Coronavirus: States Will Remain Unable to Print Money
By Hank Adler
Speaking regarding the Coronavirus crisis, Governor Newsom of California stated: "We see this as an opportunity to reshape the way ...
April 05, 2020
Senator Warren’s Proposed Confiscation of Bezos’s Wealth
By Hank Adler
At the December Democratic debate, when asked to comment regarding several dire economic forecasts evaluating her proposed wealth tax on ...
January 04, 2020
The Warren Wealth Tax Calculator Tells A Sad Story
By Hank Adler
If one goes to Senator Warren’s wealth tax calculator and enters Bill Gates’s name, after informing the viewer that Mr. ...
November 17, 2019
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