carried interest

ATR Says Trump Tax Reform Meets “The Pledge”

The anti-tax group, Americans for Tax Reform, said today that Donald Trump’s tax reform proposal meets its “Taxpayer Protection Pledge” to oppose net tax increases. In this Presidential cycle, Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform got every GOP candidate, except Trump,


Hillary Clinton and Tom Steyer Fight the Loophole that Fills Democrat Coffers

Billionaire “greenie” Tom Steyer is demanding that candidates for president support the one tax increase Republicans like: namely, eliminating the limousine liberal’s “carried interest” loophole that allows uber-wealthy hedge fund moguls to pay a lower tax rate than Americans earning over $36,900. Calling income inequality an “urgent” issue, Steyer wants to dump the loophole that made him rich.