Campaign Study 

Carson's Flat Tax Proposal

by Demian Brady / /

Shortly after formally jumping into the race for the White House, Dr. Ben Carson floated the idea of an across-the-board flat tax, which he described as similar to a biblical "tithe," meaning that the rate different people pay would be in proportion to th
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Campaign Study 

The Cost of the Proposals in the December 19 Democratic Debate

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Clinton, O'Malley, and Sanders had a combined total of 41 proposals that could impact spending. What did they say and how much could it all cost?
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Taxpayer's Tab 

Taxpayer's Tab: How Much Could be Raised with Tax Hikes on the Top 1 Percent?

by Demian Brady, Timothy Howland / /

NTUF investigates static analysis of revenues from theoretical tax hikes based on the latest income tax data reported by the IRS.
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Blog 

Throwback Thursday: Federal Debt Edition

by Demian Brady / /

In my previous "Throwback Thursday" post, I looked back at candidate Obama's unfulfilled promise in 2008 that he would cut more than he would spend. This throwback post doesn't go as far back in time, but since the new Fiscal Year started October 1, the f
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Taxpayer's Tab 

Taxpayers Tab: Who Pays Income Taxes?

by Demian Brady, Timothy Howland / /

With the IRS finally releasing data on tax-year 2013, NTUF dives in to uncover who carries the most of our nation's tax burden.
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Policy Paper 

The Case Against a Four Percent of GDP Defense Spending Minimum

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NTUF challenges the long-held notion that the U.S. should spend at least four percent of GDP on defense in a new policy paper, "When More Is Meaningless."
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Research 

The Federal Budget for Refugee Assistance

by Demian Brady / /

Anyone paying attention to the news has heard about the international refugee crisis but few people have probably heard of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, the federal agency that oversees the services provided to refugees in the United States. The fir
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Campaign Study 

Miss Any of the Presidential Debates? Here Are Handy Guides to the Candidates' Budget Proposals

by Demian Brady / /

NTU Foundation followed the debates closely to track the spending-related proposals offered by the candidates. And to the extend that they've offered specifics, we show how much that proposal could increase or decrease spending per year. Where informa
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