What the Beatles taught us about tax policy

Feb 20, 2020
The Fab Four were saying something about British public policy with the lyrics, "There's one for you / Nineteen for me."
The Beatles pose at the BBC Television Studios in London before the start of their world tour in 1966.
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Ever heard of modern monetary theory?

It's a way of thinking about the economy. Picture a bathroom sink ...
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that Modern Monetary Theory should “be a larger part of our conversation."
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When is a health care bill not a health care bill? When it's a tax bill.

Mar 14, 2017
The GOP health plan includes $600 billion in tax cuts for the health industry and wealthy Americans.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) takes his notes after talking to reporters about the American Health Care Act with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) outside Ryan's office in the U.S. Capitol March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Trump's tax plan

Nov 18, 2016
What we know so far and what it means for you.
Trump's tax plan could mean tax cuts for the very rich.
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What is "carried interest" and why should I care?

Oct 10, 2016
Both presidential candidates want to get rid of it. Let's explain this arcane term.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears on a monitor in the media center during the second presidential debate with democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.
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Sometimes, strategy all comes down to taxes

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Dec 9, 2015
That's one reason Yahoo has called off its Alibaba spinoff.

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