tax simplification

Sales tax collection confusion: the State’s role

Sales taxes are often considered by conservatives the simple solution to taxation: i.e., a “flat tax” or “consumption tax.” They think that this will solve all taxation problems. On the surface, simplifying taxes seems, well, simple. However, as long as politicians or accountants are involved, simple will never happen. The Dayton Daily News had a Read More

Obama asks? Esrati Answers: How can the next president better help small business and entrepreneurs thrive?

While I’m lucky to have 20 or so people engaged in a discussion online, being a celebrity presidential candidate with a 100 million dollar plus budget gets a lot of attention. So when Senator Obama asks a question on the business social networking site LinkedIn- he gets a lot of great feedback: LinkedIn: Answers: How Read More