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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has notified Congress that the U.S. government will reach the limits of its ability to borrow in mid-October. Lew’s letter sounds...
August 27, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In a speech today in Chattanooga TN, President Obama made congressional Republicans an offer they could refuse. And they did . By doing so, Obama...
July 30, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
If you are a tax geek, or even a normal person who wants to keep up with the ongoing debate over restructuring the tax code,...
May 7, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Obama’s 2014 budget arrived two months late and was declared DOA by the House GOP leadership days before they even saw it. Yet, it...
April 10, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
You probably read stories over the weekend about how the Senate passed a 2014 budget just before dawn on Saturday morning, a day after the...
March 25, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Senate Democrats’ budget, like the House version, rips unfair and inefficient tax preferences that litter the revenue code. But the tax provisions of the...
March 21, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The political response to the Tax Policy Center’s analysis of House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) fiscal plan was predictable, and mostly based on...
March 19, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
If you’re discussing tax policy with someone who asserts that his or her point is “just common sense,” this could indicate one of two things:...
March 15, 2013Chris Sanchirico
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) has proposed a controversial plan to balance the budget in 10 years , entirely by cutting planned spending...
March 12, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
States trying to decide whether to expand their Medicaid programs to cover more low-income uninsured might want to take a look at the fate of...
March 7, 2013Howard Gleckman