All posts by "Elaine Povich"

Elaine S. Povich covers tax and budget issues for Stateline. Povich has reported for Newsday, the Chicago Tribune and United Press International. She also covered taxes and government finances as a freelancer for The Fiscal Times, Governing, AOL Government, Kiplinger and AARP Bulletin magazine. She has written three books and is an adjunct professor of journalism at the University of Maryland.

Slashing corporate tax rates makes for good headlines. But it also makes affordable-housing projects less attractive to investors.

Ride-hailing companies show just how quickly technology and consumer preference can get out in front of government's ability to understand -- and tax -- a paradigm shift.