David Cay Johnston

In New York, gifts circumvent a ban

November 29, 2011

By David Cay Johnston
The opinions expressed are his own.

Taxpayers can expect ever more picking of their pockets by businesses with political clout thanks to the Nov. 21 decision by Judge Theodore Jones and four colleagues on the New York Court of Appeals.

A gift, from NY to Abu Dhabi

November 1, 2011

The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

How does being taxed to give money to the oil-rich kingdom of Abu Dhabi and its hereditary ruler strike you?