Category Archives: Trump

Gary Cohn on taxes

Only morons pay the estate tax.–attributed to Gary Cohn On the personal side, we have protected the three big deductions — charitable, mortgage and retirement saving. We want to raise the standard deduction caps and get rid of many of … Continue reading

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Can the President do what he likes?

Can the President do what he likes? Pretty much, I think. The President is expected to faithfully execute the laws, but the President can veto bills, take exception with signing statements, or direct subordinates to ignore laws. The courts might … Continue reading

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An actual photo of Tom Reed and Donald Trump together

Anil Melwani, a Manhattan CPA from 212 Tax Services, said it seems fiscally unlikely for New Yorkers to get a credit for all of their state and local taxes since that could mean huge refunds. But getting a percentage of … Continue reading

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A worthwhile proposal from the Problem Solvers Caucus?

The Problem Solvers Caucus claims: (First) Our plan would stabilize markets by making the cost-sharing payments mandatory and thereby prevent rates from rising sharply. Second, we provide a relief valve to help states deal with the high cost of pre-existing … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on dignity

Tom Reed writes op eds infrequently; here are some: The Dignity of Developing Our Workforce June 30, 2017 Op-Eds Obama’s Middle Class Trap May 24, 2016 Op-Eds Issues:  Economy and Jobs It’s Time to Restart Greenidge October 27, 2015 Op-Eds Defending Private Property … Continue reading

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Men at work

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Men or Laws?

“I know Jared. He’s a great guy, decent guy,” Kelly told NBC’s Chuck Todd on “Meet The Press.” I know from watching “horse operas,” that after committing a crime, the bad guys go back to the hideout to “lay low.” … Continue reading

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