Connecticut’s travails in recent years, combined with the unprecedented mobility of wealth, makes it clear that millionaires’ taxes are a 20th-century solution to a 21st-century problem. Embracing them would only prolong states’ long-awaited recovery from the economic effects of COVID-19.
More Mass residents have died from COVID-19 than all the Mass soldiers killed in WWII, but let’s “get back to normal,” right?
The official narrative and the real story
Readers might feel that this should be a time for me to take a victory lap. The GE Boston deal that I criticized from the moment it was made public in January 2016 ...
Mass legislature helps, harms workers in “deal” with labor and business lobbies
No sooner did the Supreme Judicial Court shoot down the “millionaires’ tax” referendum question last week than the Mass ...
Crutchfield sues Mass over online taxes, unions protest Siemens
Online retailer tries to duck sales taxes
For a long time, the internet was like the Wild West for online sales. Companies sold products to consumers all over the US, and the feds and many states were slow to tax those transactions. You know, because “innovation ...