Tag: Roy Meyers
Commentary: Delaney’s infrastructure bill doesn...
By Len Lazarick | July 24, 2014 | News, Taxes | 3 |
No easy budget fixes; Rascovar’s proposals to change the fiscal year are way off base
by Maryland Reporter | December 15, 2014 | Commentary, Governor, News | 4 |
In Monday’s column, Barry Rascovar claimed that an “easy budget fix” for Maryland would be to stop projecting revenues in favor of using a previous year’s levels, and shifting the fiscal year from July-June to January-December.
His arguments are greatly flawed. Here are a few of his assertions and the sensible counters to them:Read More
Commentary: Delaney’s infrastructure bill doesn’t hold up to scrutiny
by Len Lazarick | July 24, 2014 | News, Taxes | 3 |
UMBC Professor Roy Meyers takes issue with Rep. John Delaney’s proposed “Partnership to Build America Act”–a bill that would allow U.S. corporations to avoid taxes when they repatriate profits that are now booked overseas, if they purchase bonds that would be used to build infrastructure. He’s received plenty of favorable media mentions on this bill, but as a budget and policy expert, Meyers believes those reviews are far too generous. The rhetoric supporting the bill is attractive, but it distracts attention from the bill’s complexities.Read More
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