Middlebury Dodges GOP Bill’s Endowment Tax

By BOCHU DING

January 17, 2018


Filed under News

On Dec. 22, President Donald Trump signed into law a significant and controversial overhaul of the nation’s tax system, featuring large cuts for corporations and wealthy taxpayers. The legislation was passed by the Republican-controlled Congress despite opposition from large universities and small c...

On the GOP Tax Plan

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

December 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The plan, touted by many Republican lawmakers as intended to benefit the working and middle classes, will in fact target some of the most vulnerable populations.

Sharp Left: Paradise Lost

By TEVAN GOLDBERG

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In​ ​the​ ​previous​ ​month,​ ​two​ ​major​ ​tax-related​ ​developments​ ​have​ ​occurred​ ​to​ ​signal​ ​and​ ​hasten​ ​our society’s​ ​already​ ​speedy​ ​descent​ ​into​ ​oligarchy.​ ​November​ ​saw​ ​the​...

College Officials Voice Opposition to GOP Tax Bills

By NICK GARBER

November 15, 2017


Filed under News

As Republicans in Congress move forward with tax reform legislation, administrators at Middlebury and at colleges across the country have expressed concerns about several provisions that could significantly alter the federal government’s role in higher education. Most significant is a proposal to impose a 1...

Rep. Welch Discusses GOP Tax Plan

Rep. Welch Discusses GOP Tax Plan

By AMELIA POLLARD

November 15, 2017


Filed under News

Tax proposals recently released separately by Republicans in the House and Senate could reshape the financial lives of thousands of Vermonters if passed. Peter Welch, a Democrat who is Vermont’s lone representative in the House, articulated his opposition to the House plan in particular in a wide-r...

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