State and local governments depend on many different types of taxes, one of which is known as an excise tax. Like general sales taxes, excise taxes are paid on the purchase of an item. But unlike sales taxes, excise...
- Anthony Randazzo of the Reason Foundation on the Mortgage...
Anthony Randazzo of the Reason Foundation on the Mortgage Interest Deduction
Anthony Randazzo, Director of Economic Research at the Reason Foundation, explains the effects of the mortgage interest deduction on home buyers, the housing industry and the wider U.S. economy.
"How Would Getting Rid of the Mortgage Interest Deduction Impact Housing Prices" by Anthony Randazzo (7/12/11)
"Renters are Fiscally Responsible Too: Three reasons renting should be a part of the American Dream" by Anthony Randazzo (6/14/11)
"Privatizing the Housing Finance System: A Brief History of the Housing Bubble and Ways to Keep It From Happening Again" by Anthony Randazzo (3/15/11)
More Tax Foundation material on the mortgage iterest deduction here.
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