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gasoline tax

: TaxVox
The Senate may soon send that retroactive tax-break bill to the President. The House passed it last week, and the Senate is expected to take up the measure this week. The House version would revive 50+ expired tax breaks only through the end of 2014. Tax Analysts reports that Dave Reichert, the
December 8, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: Daily Deduction
Cyber Monday will live to hear another click. Speaker of the House John Boehner has at least temporarily killed the Marketplace Fairness Act. The bill, which would allow states to require out-of-state websites to collect Internet sales tax, passed the Senate last year with bipartisan support . Tax
November 12, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
“Are we there yet?” It’s just a little (or a lot) further for the federal Highway Trust Fund . Congress just left for a week-long recess, leaving the Highway Trust Fund nearly empty . The Senate Finance Committee didn’t support Chairman Ron Wyden’s $9 billion tax-raising patch, in spite of Wyden’s
June 27, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Tax credits are making health care under the Affordable Care Act… affordable. The US Department of Health and Human Services reports that tax subsidies have reduced the cost of the average federal health insurance exchange premium from $346 to $82. About 3.2 million people are paying less than $100
June 19, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
A tax break on the vine is worth none in the bush? TPC’s Howard Gleckman describes yet another stupid tax trick in his latest post. A provision for some fruit and nut growers was slipped into a bill restoring extra tax breaks for business investment. The goodie, also examined in depth by Marc
June 16, 2014Renu Zaretsky