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individual taxes

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Critics of the Buffett Rule often argue that the idea is hardly worth the trouble since it would raise taxes on less than a tenth...
May 4, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A House panel today began what could be the beginning of a remarkable exercise: It is reviewing the merits of dozens of expiring tax provisions...
April 26, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
By now, many readers of TaxVox know how much Barack Obama and Mitt Romney pay in taxes. But true tax wonks are more interested in...
April 26, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It has sometimes been said, even by me, that the easiest way for Congress and the White House to fix the deficit is to do…...
April 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Like many of you, I just finished my 2011 tax return. Counting worksheets, it was 59 pages long. It occurs to me that our current...
April 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This afternoon, I moderated an interesting Tax Policy Center panel on taxing the rich. With the Senate about to debate a Buffett tax on millionaires,...
April 12, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is the unfounded rumor that never dies: You will have to pay a 3.8 percent federal health care tax on the sale of your...
April 2, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
There is more to the Affordable Care Act than the individual mandate. There are also, for example, taxes. And since this is TaxVox, I thought...
March 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The budget proposal House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released last week is, essentially, an effort to have low- and middle-class households bear the...
March 27, 2012William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Mitt Romney has proposed massive new tax cuts and promised to balance the federal budget. How will he achieve these seemingly contradictory goals? For now,...
March 8, 2012Howard Gleckman