S&P 500 vs. Corporate Profits After Tax

S&P 500 vs. Corporate Profits After Tax The current divergence between the S&P 500 and corporate profits after tax is the widest on record. It is possible to close the gap “down” with a recession. Image: Real Investment Advice

Where Do State Tax Revenues Come From?

Where Do State Tax Revenues Come From? The most important category of revenue is individual income, followed by general sales. Income taxes paid by corporations rank fourth. Image: howmuch.net

U.S. Corporate Income Tax Rate

U.S. Corporate Income Tax Rate Thanks to Trump’s tax cuts, the median S&P500 company effective tax rate is 19%. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Tax Adjusted EPS vs. Trend

S&P 500 Tax Adjusted EPS vs. Trend Interesting chart showing that S&P 500 tax adjusted earnings are well above the trend in the United States, and have historically preceded earning plunges. Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

U.S. Total Receipts (Taxes) to GDP

U.S. Total Receipts (Taxes) to GDP This chart shows the percentage share of GDP that is collected by the U.S. federal government through taxes. Image: Bianco Research

Tariffs Are a Hidden Tax on American Consumers and Companies

Tariffs Are a Hidden Tax on American Consumers and Companies Tariff man is back! Keep in mind that trade war costs to consumers and companies. Tariffs are a hidden tax on American consumers and US firms. Trump’s trade war hurts the U.S. economy and stocks.