Budget and Taxation

Government has grown too large and takes too much from the American people in taxes. IWF analysts focus on how less government spending, a balanced budget, and lower taxes would lead to a more prosperous economy and free, secure society.

Recent Articles:

Tax Inversion: How do we change the system to attract businesses • Melissa Harris-Perry

The Yoga Tax: It Doesn't Make Sense

Need for Speed: DC Edition

Inversion Dust Up: WH cracks down on companies trying to escape taxes

Proposals for a More Family-Friendly Tax Code

The New American: U.S. Tax Code Puts America 32nd Out of 34 Countries

Chinese Water Torture and the Federal Budget

Repeal the Corporate-Income Tax?

The REAL Buffett Rule

LEAN TOGETHER: An Agenda for Smarter Government, Stronger Communities, And More Opportunity for Women

Book Release: LEAN TOGETHER - Concrete policy solutions to challenges facing women & families

Department of Labor Spends $2,637 Each Week on Elevator Posters — and More Waste and Frivolity Alleged

Buffett financing deal that allows Burger King to avoid paying a lot of taxes • Cavuto

How To Slow The Pace Of Medial Progress

Tax Reformer: The IRS Can't Be Fixed

Obama’s “Economic Patriotism” is a “You Didn’t Build That” Redux

What if Government Cut Costs The Way We Do?

Taxpayer dollars paying for corporate welfare overseas • Forbes on Fox

Taxing Yoga

Labor, Tax, and Fiscal Reforms to Help Parents Balance Work and Family

Do we already have enough money to fix our roads and bridges? • Forbes on Fox

IRS HQ Directs Targeting of Conservative Groups

Gas tax • Big data • Employer mandate • Millennials & credit scores • Cavuto

We Stop Working for the Tax Man Today

Tax Day: Which Americans Are Paying Their Fair Share?

Should Government be spending tax dollars on training NASA how to lobby? • Forbes on Fox

Missouri Taxpayers Fund Out-of-State Welfare

Black Groups Angry Over New IRS Rules Too

Is It A Budget Or A Campaign Brochure?

Revolutionary Notion: You Should Be Able To Fill Out Your Own Tax Forms

When It Comes to the Economy, Democrats Should First Do No Harm

If They're Serious About Fighting Poverty, Liberals Must Reduce Job-Killing Regulations

Heath • Is the budget deal the best deal for American taxpayers? • Your World (12.23.13)

Schaeffer • House passes budget agreement... A step in the right direction? • Hannity (12.12.13)

Wishing for a Better Budget Deal

New IRS Crackdown to Hurt Conservative Groups

Mission Impossible: IRS Enforcement of ObamaCare

Schaeffer • Oregon program raises revenue by taxing drivers per mile • Cavuto (10.22.2013)

Top Senators Broker Deal: Expected to Pass Both Houses

Dithering about Debt

Rep. Paul Ryan: This Should Be a Breakthrough, Not a Crisis

Our Nation’s Finances: The Debt Ceiling Isn’t the Real Problem

What’s Reasonable When It Comes to ObamaCare?

IRS: Still Not Fond of Tea Party...

Hooray for the Sequester!

Cry Me a River...Better Yet, Don't.

Wanna Know What's Phony? The President's Latest "Grand Bargain"

Super-sized $90 Trillion Government Debt Underreported

A Mess so Bad that Even the Obama Administration Doesn't Want a Bailout!

Surreal IRS Hearings: Democrats Try Hard to See No Evil