David Gamage in the News

David Gamage, the Law School Foundation Distinguished Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, is a national leader in tax law and health law policy. He has appeared in dozens of media outlets in recent years as an expert in these areas. Here are some of his recent media appearances.

2023: Research profiled “Moore v. United States and the Original Meaning of Income,” Law and Humanities Blog ( 08-02-2023 ); Cited in “A New Supreme Court Case Could Make It Even Harder to Tax the Superrich,” Jacobin ( 06-30-2023 ); Quoted in Moore Cert Spurs Bets on Supreme Court’s Intention,” Tax Notes Featured News ( 07-21-2023 ); Mentioned “The Supreme Court’s Next Gift For Its Billionaire Benefactors,” Lever News ( 06-29-2023 ); Quoted in “High Court Repatriation Tax Case May Have SALT Implications,” Law 360 ( 06-29-2023 ); Quoted in “Supreme Court May Opt for Narrow Ruling on Foreign Earnings Tax,” Bloomberg Law ( 06-28-2023 ); Co-wrote “A letter from tax policy experts to the tax conference committee about corporate tax reform,” Minnesota Reformer ( 05-10-2023 ); Mentioned in “Minnesota Eyes Other Taxes After Pulling Back From Worldwide Plan,” Bloomberg Law ( 05-10-2023 ); Co-wrote “A letter from tax policy experts to the tax conference committee about corporate tax reform,” Minnesota Reformer ( 05-10-2023 ); Mentioned in “Comcast, Verizon Respond to Professors in Maryland Digital Ad Tax Suit,” Tax Notes ( 04-18-2023 ); Mentioned in “Tax Law Experts in Brief to Maryland Supreme Court: State’s Digital Ad Tax is Legal,” Democracy Forward ( 04-05-2023 ); Interviewed in “Meet the Author: David Gamage on Tax,” SSRN Blog ( 03-31-2023 ); Appeared on “Squawk Box: Breaking down the problems with the current social security system,” CNBC ( 02-27-2023 )

 2022: Mentioned in “Law Profs Urge Wash. Justices To Revive Capital Gains Tax,” Law 360 ( 12-13-2022 ); Quoted in “Ye’s Yeezy clothing brand owes California $600,000, according to state tax liens,” NBC News ( 12-07-2022 ); Quoted in “Indiana won’t tax some student debt forgiveness, but exceptions could be few,” Indiana Public Media ( 09-08-2022 ); Quoted in “Student loan forgiveness subject to state, county income tax in Indiana,” Fox59 News ( 09-06-2022 ); Quoted in “The 87,000 Armed IRS Agents Conspiracy Theory Is Just The Latest Republican Assault On An Agency In Crisis,” Talking Points Memo ( 08-19-2022 ); Quoted in “Biden likely to avoid IRS audit that could’ve revealed if he made money from Hunter’s deals,” New York Post ( 05-05-2022 ); Appears on “A Bigger Burden for Billionaires? David Gamage on Biden’s Mega Millionaire Minimum Tax,” Tax Chat ( 04-27-2022 ); Quoted in “Biden, accountant hit with IRS whistleblower claim that prez owes at least $127K,” New York Post ( 04-18-2022 ); Quoted in “Should the wealthy pay taxes on expensive art and wine? Joe Biden thinks so. Here’s how it would work,” USA Today ( 04-11-2022 ); Interviewed on “Controversy over US President Joe Biden’s billionaire income tax,” This Morning with Henry Shinn ( 03-31-2022 ); Quoted in “How Biden’s billionaires tax would be a radical departure from existing policy,” Politico ( 03-31-2022 ); Quoted in “Biden’s billionaire tax would work a lot like the withholding you see on your paycheck,” Business Insider ( 03-30-2022 ); Quoted in “EXPLAINER: How would billionaire income tax work?,” AP News ( 03-28-2022 )

2021: Quoted in The Build Back Better Act “Includes $34.5 Billion In Cuts” For Charity Care Funding To Hospitals., Politifact, December 7, 2021. (https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2021/dec/10/rick-scott/scotts-hospital-funding-cut-claim-ignores-new-subs/); Radio Interview, The Billionaires Income Tax Reform, BeFM Morning Wave in BusanNovember 11, 2021. (http://www.befm.or.kr/program/template.php?midx=89&pg=morning&cn=morning_sp&mode=view&page=1&intnum=30647); Quoted in Billionaire Tax Gains Momentum, The Hill, October 26, 2021. (https://thehill.com/policy/finance/578401-billionaire-tax-gains-momentum); Quoted in Billionaire Tax Faces Likely Constitutional Challenge, Wall Street Journal, October 26, 2021. (https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrats-billionaire-tax-constitution-11635258358); Quoted in Introducing the ‘Deus Tax Machina’, The American Prospect, October 26, 2021. (https://prospect.org/infrastructure/building-back-america/introducing-the-deus-tax-machina/); Quoted in Will Wyden’s New Wealth Tax Survive the courts?, Politico, October 25, 2021. (https://www.politico.com/newsletters/weekly-tax/2021/10/25/will-wydens-new-wealth-tax-survive-the-courts-798431); Quoted in Biden Could Owe As Much As $500K In Back Taxes, Government Report Indicates, New York Post, September 23, 2021. (https://nypost.com/2021/09/23/biden-could-owe-as-much-as-500k-in-irs-taxes-report/); Quoted in An Expensive Surprise for Rich Heirs Lurks Inside the Democrats’ Tax Plan, Bloomberg, September 14, 2021. (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-14/democrats-target-grantor-trusts-the-rich-use-to-pass-on-fortune-tax-free); Quoted in Progressives’ Tax-the-Rich Dreams Fade as Democrats Struggle for Votes, Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2021. (https://www.wsj.com/articles/progressives-tax-the-rich-dreams-fade-as-democrats-struggle-for-votes11630850400?st=i7nk10xofvh6it0&reflink=article_copyURL_share); Quoted in Joe Biden Wants to Tax The Wealthy Without Creating A Wealth Tax, Even Though It’s Overwhelmingly Popular, Business Insider, May 23, 2021. (https://www.businessinsider.com/what-is-wealth-tax-joe-biden-raising-taxes-on-wealthy-2021-5); Televised Testimony, Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Tax Policy, C-SPAN, April 27, 2021. (https://www.c-span.org/video/?511267-1/senate-subcommittee-hearing-tax-policy); Quoted in Tax The Rich To Help Poor And Middle-Class Recover From COVID-19? Connecticut Lawmakers Hold Daylong Debate., Hartford Courant, March 15, 2021. (https://www.courant.com/politics/hc-pol-news-connecticut-mansion-tax-20210315-whyiodm2vjemlo73s2atcr6khy-story.html); Television Interview, Watch two experts debate the implications of Warren’s wealth tax, Squawk Box (CNBC), March 2, 2021. (https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/03/02/wealth-tax-us-economy-implications-squawk-box.html); Quoted in Some Democratic Lawmakers Push for Wealth Tax on New York Billionaires, Wall St. J., February 18, 2021. (https://www.wsj.com/articles/some-democratic-lawmakers-push-for-wealth-tax-on-new-york-billionaires-11613692224); Quoted in The Wealth Tax Is Going Global: Argentina imposed a one-time levy on millionaires in December, and other serious proposals are being floated from California to Germany, Bloomberg, January 6, 2021. (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-06/tax-code-changes-wealth-taxes-considered-from-california-to-germany)