Americans already pay a ‘gigantic’ hidden health-care tax, economists say

To some economists, the question is moot: Americans already pay a massive “tax” to fund health care, they say. It just happens to go to private insurance companies, rather than the federal government.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/10/16/americans-already-pay-gigantic-hidden-health-care-tax-economists-say/

-Washington Post; 10/16/2019

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‘Shameful’: Trump Aiming to Gut Rules That Prevent Corporate Offshore Tax Dodging

“The same administration that tried to cut food stamps to save money wants to make it easier for companies to avoid paying taxes by hiding their profits offshore.”

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/10/09/shameful-trump-aiming-gut-rules-prevent-corporate-offshore-tax-dodging

-Common Dreams; 10/9/2019