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Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Obama today urged Congress to extend the 2001/2003 tax cuts for households making $250,000 or less and insisted lawmakers let those provisions expire for...
July 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Yesterday, Mitt Romney laid out what his campaign said was his vision for health reform . Today, he followed that up with a talk on...
June 14, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee about a perennial challenge, the...
June 8, 2012Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Over the past week or so, Bill Clinton, Larry Summers, and Glenn Hubbard have all made the same suggestion: Congress should extend all of the...
June 7, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
By now, you know the great taxmageddon story: At the end of the year, a lame duck Congress and a new or newly re-elected president...
May 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Listening to Barack Obama and John Boehner over the past few days put me in mind of two testosterone-addled 22-year olds preparing for a bar...
May 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Europe is undergoing a massive political upheaval. You may have noticed. Caught in the wake of deep recession, painfully high unemployment, bank failures, and growing...
May 8, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
My Tax Policy Center colleague Eric Toder and I are mystified by how unRepublican the House GOP’s Small Business Tax Cut Act really is. Sure,...
April 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It has sometimes been said, even by me, that the easiest way for Congress and the White House to fix the deficit is to do…...
April 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In a new study , Chuck Blahous, who is a public trustee for Medicare and Social Security, concludes that the 2010 health law will add...
April 10, 2012Howard Gleckman