Wealth

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School finds that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposed wealth tax on the richest Americans will generate $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion less than what the campaign claims. The results, if accurate, could undercut the critical funding needed to support his plans to develop public health care, education
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The Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Every budget cycle, members of Congress solemnly promise to better fund the Internal Revenue Service so it can do its job of collecting taxes and serving the taxpayer. And once again, Congress has done the opposite. According to an analysis
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Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 16, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Governments should consider raising taxes on society’s wealthiest to tackle inequality, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a blog post on Tuesday, Kristalina Georgieva, managing
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