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Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The revenue proposals included in President Obama’s 2014 budget would, as intended, significantly raise taxes on the highest-income American households. However, despite Obama’s long-standing pledge...
April 22, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Obama’s budget identifies a group of policies as a $1.8 trillion deficit reduction proposal. I found the budget presentation of this proposal somewhat confusing;...
April 12, 2013Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The White House has put out the word that President Obama’s budget will propose changing the way government adjusts benefits for Social Security and other...
April 9, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Changing the way government adjusts spending and taxes for inflation is one of those issues that continues to hang around the edges of the budget...
March 5, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner may be close to agreeing on a plan that, among other things, would revise the way government programs...
December 18, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Should Congress use a new measure of inflation to index the tax code? It sounds awfully technical—and it is—but shifting to what most economists believe...
July 7, 2011Howard Gleckman