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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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
I suspect that by early next week, the sequester will be old news. We’ll be on to the next crisis—the impending government shutdown scheduled for...
March 1, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
House Republicans say they want to balance the budget in a decade with only spending cuts and no tax hikes. In his state of the...
February 12, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
“We must make the hard choices to reduce the cost of health care and the size of our deficit. But we reject the belief that...
January 22, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the alphabet soup of Washington, ATRA fixed the AMT , sort of. In English, the newly enacted American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 will...
January 18, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Everyone trying to sort out the fiscal cliff deal is getting hopelessly tangled in budget baselines. Are taxes going up? Or are they going down?...
January 3, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If 2012 was the year of modest economic recovery and surprising Democratic election success, 2013 may be the year of perpetual fiscal policy crisis. After...
December 27, 2012Howard Gleckman