Estate Taxes Are Easy to Flee, but They Still Help States

Arkansas reaped a windfall when a Walmart founder, James L. Walton, known as Bud, died in…

Democrats’ Plans to Tax Wealth Would Reshape U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON — Progressive Democrats are advocating the most dramatic shift in tax policy in over a…

Bernie Sanders Proposes a Wealth Tax: ‘I Don’t Think That Billionaires Should Exist’

WASHINGTON — Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday unveiled a proposal to create a new tax on…

As Politics Creep Into Philanthropy, Beneficiaries Come Under Fire

Not so long ago, philanthropy was an area where politics were left at the door. Conservatives…

Elizabeth Warren on a Wealth Tax

By now, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is known for being the candidate ready with a…

Call Him a Progressive, Tom Steyer Asks, but Don’t Call Him Rich

San Francisco — Tom Steyer is a former hedge fund investor and a billionaire. Those things…

A Message From the Billionaire’s Club: Tax Us

Enthusiasm for a wealth tax on the country’s thin sliver of multimillionaires and billionaires may be…

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple…

Lawmakers Support ‘Pied-à-Terre’ Tax on Multimillion-Dollar Second Homes

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DealBook: Tax the Rich? Here’s a Modest Proposal

Everyone, it seems, has ideas about new tax strategies, some more realistic than others. The list…

Democrats Want to Tax the Wealthy. Many Voters Agree.

As leading Democrats roll out proposals to increase taxes on the rich, the American people are…

Elizabeth Warren Wants a Wealth Tax. How Would That Even Work?

When the United States government wants to raise money from individuals, its mode of choice, for…

Watch Out. Tax Season Is Even More Stressful Than Usual.

Take a deep breath, a drink, whatever calms you: It’s tax season. If you have already…