Tax Policy Center

House GOP

: TaxVox
The Trump Administration and key congressional Republicans have proposed repealing the itemized deduction for state and local taxes as one way to help pay for...
September 11, 2017Leonard E. BurmanJohn Iselin
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The House Republican leadership and the Trump Administration want to repeal the state and local tax (SALT) deduction and the individual Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)...
June 19, 2017Frank Sammartino
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Trump Administration and congressional Republicans remain stalemated over how to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA). One major problem: The House...
June 14, 2017C. Eugene Steuerle
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Sadly, the House Ways & Means Committee has turned on its head a proposal by its chairman, Dave Camp (R-MI) to repeal bonus depreciation for business capital investment. Instead of scrapping the measure, which Congress originally passed in 2008 as a temporary anti-recession tonic, the panel has
May 29, 2014Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
House Republicans reportedly are considering several ways to add a framework for tax reform to legislation needed to increase the federal government’s borrowing authority. Could...
September 26, 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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
There is an obvious solution to Washington’s perpetual budget crisis. But it is unlikely to happen because all the incentives—both political and economic—are completely wrong...
January 15, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
No surprise here, but the tax cuts in Paul Ryan’s 2013 budget plan would result in huge benefits for high-income people and very modest—or no—...
March 23, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It looks like Congress is about to assume its default position: In the face of an intractable partisan dispute over how to pay for a...
February 15, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The other day, I spent a few hours with some of Washington’s most experienced budget experts. The session was off-the-record, so I can’t tell you...
August 30, 2011Howard Gleckman