From Veronique de Rugy at Mercatus. Follow James Pethokoukis on Twitter at @JimPethokoukis, and AEIdeas at @AEIdeas.
This New York Times headline “Hollywood Begs for a Tax Break in Some States, Including California” was all I needed to read about this notorious and indisputably bad idea. From the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: State film subsidies … read more
My boss Arthur Brooks tells New York Times readers what he learned from the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, and what the Dalai Lama can teach Washington. Read the whole thing, of course, but this I think is the main takeaway: “Without … read more
New York Times columnist Floyd Norris hates that investment income gets special tax treatment. He just doesn’t see a persuasive reason for it. So Norris counts it a good thing how the 2013 tax hikes on investment income will narrow the … read more
The FT on tax cartels trying to crush app-enabled taxi services in Europe: Reining in these apps in this way is completely absurd. Internet-based technologies are revolutionising industries and shifting employment patterns across the world. Why should taxi drivers be … read more