The case for raising taxes on capital gains

If you're not willing to raise the capital gains rate, for instance, you probably can't achieve base-broadening, rate-lowering tax reform that doesn't increase taxes on the middle class. That's why the Simpson-Bowles plan eliminated the preferential rate for capital gains.

By Ezra Klein September 25, 2012

Why Romney’s tax rate should be low

The disagreement among economists isn't about whether people like Romney are paying too little. It's about whether or not they're paying too much.

By Dylan Matthews September 24, 2012