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 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


Report: The Tea Party Rally


Smaller Government, Bigger Economy


Protecting Intellectual Property: A Key to Growth and Progress


I, Bureaucrat


An Official in the Obama IRS Finds an Amendment She Likes: The Fifth


News Flash: Power Still Corrupts, and Absolute Power Still Corrupts Absolutely...


The IRS Scandal: Don't Let It Go To Waste...


IRS: TMI


America the Cynical


IRS: Patriot Is a Dirty Word


The End of Entitlements?


USDA: We Need More People on Food Stamps!


What Numbskull Redistributionists Don't Understand


April 15--Ugh!


White House: Some Naughty Americans Are Saving Too Much Money!


An Unserious Budget for Serious Times


No, Education Advocates Aren’t All Cheering Obama’s Plans


The President's Budget: Late But Not Great


Another Place to Cut: The MEADS Program


Pres. Obama's Sequester: Amidst Furloughs, Government Advertises 2600 New Positions


Outrage in Cyprus: What Does It Mean for Us?


The Democratic Budget Resolution: Was It Written by Alfred E. Neuman?


Real Progress in Eliminating Government Waste and Redundancy?


Ryan's Budget Offers Smart Energy Solutions