Anatomy of a Sin Tax

Anatomy of a Sin Tax
What’s the purpose of a tax? This is a fundamental debate, yet it’s rarely examined beyond the surface mud slinging we see in a political fight. It comes down to two options, though: are we trying to raise money, or are we trying to influence behavior? The tax code is riddled with examples of both. ...

The M Sheets – IRS Pays the Microsoft Tax

The M Sheets - IRS Pays the Microsoft Tax
The M Sheets is a weekly summary of news articles that I didn’t go into depth on, but thought were interesting. IRS Pays Microsoft for Windows XP Support – If you’ve waited until the last moment to file your taxes, don’t worry, you’re not the only procrastinator on the block. Microsoft has finally officially stopped supporting ...