ICYMI: To Reform the Federal Tax Code, Congress Should Start by Doing Nothing

At the end of 2016, Dana Wade writes, some loopholes in the tax code will expire, along with the unfair benefits that flow towards special interests. In her op-ed for The Dallas Morning News, Wade explains why Congress should allow these loopholes, called “tax extenders,” to expire:

Many tax extenders, so named because they represent temporary exceptions to the regular tax code, are truly unfair. These special carve-outs include tax breaks for film and television, motor speedway tracks, rum production and racehorse owners. The extenders benefit a few wealthy and well-connected people at everyone else’s expense.

Read the full op-ed in The Dallas Morning News

More Blog Posts

10-16-2018 02:10pm

Sensitizing Stories: Rob Wallace

Rob Wallace, an award-winning producer and senior producer for ABC News and CBS News and an adjunct faculty member for the Media and Journalism Fellowship, recounts his career in film and television.

Read more

10-08-2018 08:10am

Occupational Licensing Reforms Remove Roadblocks

New Mexico’s occupational licensing reform shows how making changes at the state level removes barriers to opportunity, especially for low- and moderate income Americans.

Read more

09-25-2018 03:09pm

Pompeo’s On the Right Track with North Korea Negotiations

Mike Pompeo’s move to invite North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs to DC is in line with the views of Americans and South Koreans.

Read more

Sign up for updates