Daniel Macy

Daniel Macy is a freelance tax and securities reporter with 10 years of experience based in Washington, D.C., United States of America.

Dan specializes in writing and reporting on federal tax and securities regulation. He was the editor of the Employer's Guide to Fringe Benefits, an online and print information service covering Section 132 of the Tax Code for Thompson Publishing Group in Washington, D.C., for 9 years. 

During that period Dan also served as editor of the Money Manager's Compliance Guide, an information service for the securities industry. While at Thompson, Dan also worked on the development of the Guide to Private Equity Regulatory Compliance. His reporting has been published by Bankrate.com, the Society for Human Resources, the Pratt Letter and other publications.

Dan is also a photographer whose work has appeared in Northern Virginia Magazine, FrontLine (PBS), and Crain's Investment News.



News story for The Wire, published by the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., of an event about protecting freelance reporters in conflict zones.


Blog post about John Strumpf during the last days of his tenure as Wells Fargo CEO, in the wake of the fake account openings. Covers his congressional testimony.


Blog post about the U.S. Republican agenda at the dawn of the Trump era and how it could affect private equity. Features quotes from Sen. Tom Tillis (R-N.C.) who championed a corporate tax cute in his home state in 2013.


Blog post about new U.S. Securities and Exchange Chairman Jay Clayton and how his tenure may shape the future of private equity.


A blog post about a January, 2017, protest against President Donald Trump's controversial "travel ban" that was staged in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.


A photo essay about the economic resurgence of Detroit, Michigan, once a manufacturing powerhouse, then a Midwestern American city that fell on hard times.


A consumer-friendly story about how the Trump-led Republican tax plan could affect you and your investments, published by Bankrate.com.

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