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The Art of the Pass-Through Report
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Dallas on Thursday, June 16, 2016. (AP/LM Otero)

The Art of the Pass-Through

Donald Trump’s tax plan doubles down on a tax trick that has helped big companies and the wealthy few avoid paying taxes.

Ryan Erickson, Brendan Duke

Romney’s Fiscal Agenda for the 1 Percent Report

Romney’s Fiscal Agenda for the 1 Percent

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax plan would benefit only the 1 percent, writes Michael Linden.

Michael Linden

The Latest on the McCain and Obama Tax Returns Report
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The Latest on the McCain and Obama Tax Returns

New disclosures and new tax proposals from both presidential candidates present an opportunity to examine how they and their wives fare under both plans.

Michael Ettlinger

The McCain and Obama Tax Returns Report
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The McCain and Obama Tax Returns

Report from Michael Ettlinger on the taxes of the McCains and the Obamas under President Bush's tax cuts and their own tax plans.

Michael Ettlinger

Tax Complexity: By the Numbers Report
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Tax Complexity: By the Numbers

Increasing tax complexity has direct costs in terms of the amount of time it takes for individuals and businesses to fill out forms and to keep track of all the records necessary to file.