Martin Sullivan on Muck Rack

Martin Sullivan

Alexandria, VA
Chief Economist — Tax Notes

Chief Economist, Tax Analysts. Former Treasury, JCT staff. PhD Northwestern. See Washington Post feature by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steven Pearlstein.

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@M_SullivanTax — 960 followers, 157 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

What's a postcard? So 20th century. (I personally haven't used one since the Clinton Administration.) How 'bout return that can filled out with less than 140 characters?

Nov 20, 2017

Expect JCT's dynamic estimates to be same order of magnitude as TPCs.

Nov 20, 2017

Perhaps a more intuitive way to grasp basic idea of new AMT on multinationals U.S. operations: if foreign affilate's value added more than 1/3 of total value added on US sales, then pay new tax. See simple math below:

Nov 20, 2017

Perhaps a simpler way to think about new AMT on US operations of multinationals in Senate Finance bill: Pay extra tax if foreign value added greater than 50% US value added. See simple math below.

Nov 20, 2017

Triggers? In 2001 though federal debt projected to be ZERO, Treasury Sec O'Neill and Fed's Greenspan advocated triggers that conditioned tax cuts on meeting deficit targets. Currently debt projected to be $28 trillion (91% of GDP). Rs detest idea but small triggers in SFC bill.

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