by Alyssa Rosenberg Feb 21, 2014
Don't get mad at 'House of Cards' for playing by the rules of Hollywood economics. Instead, think about what it means that no Washington show shoots in DC.
by Sy Mukherjee Jan 29, 2014
A new study suggests that expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit could actually spur healthier eating habits among low-income Americans.
by Travis Waldron Dec 27, 2013
Connecticut hands ESPN tax credits to keep its business in state, but evidence suggests tax credits like these are usually unnecessary.
by Jeff Spross Dec 23, 2013
Solid majorities view global warming as a serious problem and want the government to actively remake the economy to fight it.
by Jeff Spross Dec 19, 2013
Wednesday afternoon, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) dropped his proposal for reforming the tangled web of tax breaks and credits that currently go to boost renewable energy.
by Bryce Covert Dec 13, 2013
Some federal college aid mostly reaches those who need it least.
by Emily Atkin Dec 12, 2013
Twelve clean energy businesses in the U.S. will receive a total of $150 million in tax credits for domestic manufacturing equipment under a federal program that is set to expire in 2014, the Obama administration announced Thursday.
by Jeff Spross Dec 2, 2013
The Institute for Energy Research's argument that wind tax credits are "unfair" would require eliminating every tax subsidy, ever.
by Bryce Covert Nov 6, 2013
Safety net programs like Social Security, food stamps, and unemployment insurance reduced the poverty rate in 2012.
by Bryce Covert Oct 24, 2013
The delay in the IRS's tax filing season will make families who urgently need refunds wait longer.