It Came From Under The Ground

Taxes You Can File On A Postcard Earlier this month, archaeologists digging in Egypt unearthed a 2,000-year-old black granite sarcophagus 16 feet below the surface. Pretty cool, right? But then they announced they were going to open it. What a terrible idea! Have they...

Here’s to Your Health!

Tax Deductions Encourage Good Health When Congress raises the hood on the tax code, they’re usually working to raise money to pay for government. But sometimes they’re more interested in nudging us to behave in ways they can’t legislate directly....

Don’t Cry 4-3, Argentina

Messi & Ronaldo Accused of Tax Evasion Americans love a champion, and every year, sports fans get to see new champions crowned. We’ve got a World Series, a Super Bowl, and NBA finals that drag on for months. We’ve got the Kentucky Derby, the...

Tax Collectors Target “Netflix and Chill”

Chicago Residents Pay ‘Amusement’ Tax  A generation ago, “serious” filmmakers flocking to Hollywood set their sights on movies, not television. Visionary directors like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola redefined their craft with a new...