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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
There is so much bad policy in the massive two-year budget agreement being debated by Congress that it is hard to know where to begin...
February 8, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Supporters of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act like to describe it as a once-in-a-generation tax overhaul. It is arguably true that it is the...
December 20, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The conference agreement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would reduce taxes by about $1,600 on average in 2018, with the biggest benefit going...
December 18, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Final Tax Bill Falls Far Short Of President Trump’s Campaign Promises The final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that Congress is...
December 18, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Tax reform is hard enough when it is based on a set of principles around which Congress can write a new law. But when lawmakers...
December 7, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership promise to unveil a tax plan shortly. If past experience and recent trial balloons are any guide, it...
August 29, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The many promises President Trump made last night in Phoenix included a tax cut for business and middle-class families, and congressional approval of taxpayer money...
August 23, 2017Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
While policy makers and news headlines focus on debates about health care and tax policy, the U.S. fiscal outlook remains troubling and is a constraint...
August 4, 2017William G. Gale
Business Taxes: TaxVox
For a brief shining moment the other day, it looked as if the Trump Administration was considering a carbon tax. Combined with its aggressive effort...
April 7, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Following the collapse of the House GOP health plan, President Trump and many congressional Republicans say they will pivot to tax reform. Passing that initiative,...
March 27, 2017Howard Gleckman