MLB’s salary floor proposal is already DOA

Competitive imbalance based on team spending has long been an interesting topic in MLB circles. How are teams like the Indians, Orioles, and Pirates supposed to compete with teams spending over $150 million when their owners are usually only willing to spend $60 million? Well, during a Monday meeting discussing the new… Read more…


It’s time to rethink personal carbon allowances, research suggests

Enlarge / Having personal limits on carbon emissions might motivate more people to transition to lower carbon options. (credit: Mike Kemp / Getty Images) In 2008, the United Kingdom’s government evaluated the idea of a personal carbon allowance (PCA) to help reduce emissions. In short, the effort would put caps on the amount of carbon […]


Working from home now? Your 2020 state tax situation could suck

Enlarge / The arm of the law can be long indeed. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Imagine for a moment that you work remotely—as so many now do in the COVID era—from a comfortable spare bedroom in your New Jersey home. Your employer is nominally based in New York City, but thanks to the […]


Pandemic-boosted remote workforce may be in for a shock at tax time

Enlarge / Depending where you live and work, you may need at least this many devices to sort your tax situation out this spring. (credit: Boonchai Wedmakawand | Getty Images) The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a trend that was already well underway: employers letting their workers perform their jobs remotely, from home, most or all of […]