Why We Must Raise Taxes
Tags: SAVING & investment; UNITED States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001; CAPITAL gains tax -- United States; INVESTMENTS; BALANCE of trade; OPERATING revenue; ECONOMIC indicators; FEDERAL regulation; SOCIAL security taxes
- Views From Abroad: Japan. Freitas, Lewis P. // Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance;Spring81, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p270
The article demonstrates some of the problems and limitations of contrasting labor productivity and savings rates between the United States and Japan. It is commonly observed that the personal savings rate in Japan is three to four times that in the United States. However, this does not mean...
- Trade Gap Widens, Arousing Fed Interest. // American Banker;8/21/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 160, p19
Reveals that the trade gap between the United States and its global trading partners widened in June 2000. How the deficit had grown since May; The larger trade gap that Wall Street analysts had expected; What the Commerce Department attributed most of the June gain to.
- Sept. Trade Gap Back in Record Territory. // American Banker;11/22/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 225, p20
Reports on the United States trade deficit during September 2000. What helped widen the trade deficit during the month; What the statistics suggest about the economy; How much imports rose during September.
- Capital-gains tax cut changes investment landscape. Lyons, Allan R. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;04/13/98, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p15
Explains the impact of the capital gains tax cut on savings and investments in the United States. Maximum federal income-tax rate; Tax-planning tip for appreciated mutual-fund shares held over 18 months; Asset-allocation implications; Low-dividend growth stocks; Mutual funds; Variable...
- Lets' settle the capital gains issue once and for all. Anderson, David P. // Journal of Financial Planning;Apr97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p113
Discusses the issue of a capital gains tax cut in the United States. Aim for unrestricted and efficient capital formation in the economy; Reinvestment accounts; Tax-free investment; Wealth accumulation; Non-inflationary impact on the economy.
- Hot Time in Gucci Gulch. Brant, Martha; Turque, Bill; Thomas, Rich // Newsweek;2/19/2001, Vol. 137 Issue 8, p22
Focuses on corporate tax lobbyists in the United States. How the lobbyists would like tax cuts aimed at corporations in U.S. President George W. Bush's proposal; Roles of chief economic adviser Larry Lindsey and U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill to combat the interests of the lobbyists; How...
- Structural Change in the United States: Social Accounting Estimates for 1982-1988. Reinert, Kenneth A.; Roland-Holst, David W. // Empirical Economics;1994, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p429
Addresses structural change in the U.S. economy during the 1980s by focusing on changes in receipt and expenditure vectors within the framework of social accounting matrices. Shifts in energy use; Increase in import and foreign investment independence; Effects of changing final demand on...
- Where Have All the Savings Gone? Formaini, Robert L.; McKenzie, Richard B. // Independent Review;Winter2001, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p409
Focuses on economic pundits' concerns about the decline in the United States personal saving rate. Requisite for economic growth and progress; Improvement in living standards; Recommended changes to economic policies.
- THE GREAT SAVINGS SCARE. Judis, John B. // New Republic;1/27/97, Vol. 216 Issue 4, p19
Argues against the views of the Concord Coalition group led by Peter G. Peterson and other U.S. politicians on the effects of declining savings rate on the economic depression faced by the nation in 1997. Weaknesses of the theory; Discrepancy between the Commerce Department statistics of...