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Mundell, Robert A.

(Encyclopedia) Mundell, Robert A., 1932–, Canadian economist, b. Kingston, Ont., Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1956. He taught at a number of universities and worked at…

The Supreme Court: Sales Taxes on Mail Orders

Sales Taxes on Mail OrdersThe Supreme CourtTaxing the PopulaceTaxes on Employee's Tip IncomeGambling Taxes Collected at Indian ReservationsSales Taxes on Mail Orders Many of us enjoy the…

Ongoing Investigations

1997 News of the Nation At the end of 1996, House Speaker Newt Gingrich had been under investigation for possible ethics violations in using tax-exempt money for political purposes. A House sub-…

Flast v. Cohen (1968)

Case SummaryA federal court ruled that Flast and the other plaintiffs did not have standing as taxpayers to challenge the use of federal funds for religious schools. “Standing“ is a legal…

January 1997 News and Events

1997 News Month-By-Month World Two Sentenced to Death in Rwanda Massacre (Jan. 3): Court condemns Hutu men in first attempt to punish those responsible for half a million killings in 1994.…

State Taxes on Individuals

The following table shows the percent of sales and income tax on individuals for each state, according to Tax Foundation data. State Sales/use tax (percent)1 Income…