Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Concurring Opinions: Taxation of Judicial and Presidential Salaries, by Gerard Magliocca (Indiana-Indianapolis):
As part of my Four Horsemen research, I’ve come across an issue that I was unaware of. Does the income tax (or a tax increase) as applied to federal judges and the President violate the rule that their salaries may not be reduced? Today the answer to that question is no. For a long time, though, the answer was yes.