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Martin Sullivan

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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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@GCAgCPA @nittiaj Yes, if you can provide examples of how 199A applies to patrons of cooperatives that would be fantastic. Of course, that is probably a whole other article. Confusion is rampant for America's 2 million farmers who use coops.
Personally I am opposed to taxes on cigarettes and sugary drinks. Relatively few quit as a result. Rest are now both poor and unhealthy. Bad situation worsened. Based on my own observation, not economics. 'Larry Summers favors sugar, cigarette taxes.'  http://www.morningstar.com/news/market-watch/TDJNMW_20180118325/larry-summers-says-sugar-cigarette-taxes-arent-evidence-of-a-nanny-state.html#.WmIQhQi2GZY.twitter 
@kpomerleau Sorry, can't agree with on that one. (And that--I like to think--is based on principle, not my tax increase.)
@kpomerleau It's not what you missed. We were lost without your always thougthful commentary.
Hypocrisy of 2004 'holiday' revisited: Big deal made out of wage cuts, job creation, and capex that companies attribute to repatriation but probably would have done anyway. Amanda Athanasiou, "No Surprise: Apple's Repatriation Bill Is Huge."  http://www.taxnotes.com/worldwide-tax-daily/tax-cuts-and-jobs-act/no-surprise-apples-repatriation-bill-huge/2018/01/19/26sxw#.WmHyenis-Dk.twitter 
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