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Marco Rubio

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As TaxVox readers know by now , House Republicans now require the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Congressional Budget Office to include macroeconomic effects when they produce budget scores of major bills. The GOP hoped this would show that tax cuts would generate so much new economic activity
March 10, 2015Howard Gleckman
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Everything could come up roses for Rubio and Lee. At least one version of dynamic scoring—accounting for macroeconomic effects of a proposal—has produced some rather glowing estimates of senators Marco Rubio’s and Mike Lee’s tax plan. The Tax Foundation says the Rubio-Lee plan would increase tax
March 9, 2015Renu Zaretsky
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The Rubio-Lee tax reform plan: Interesting, very expensive, and DOA. The GOP senators offer a framework for a huge tax cut that would add trillions to the debt over the next ten years while moving the revenue code towards a consumption tax. TPC did a preliminary analysis of an early version of the
March 5, 2015Renu Zaretsky
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The newest entrants in the tax reform sweepstakes are senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mike Lee (R-UT). Their plan is filled with a number of interesting and credible ideas but ducks many important questions. And, while it is not accompanied by a budget score, the elements that it specifies would
March 4, 2015Howard Gleckman
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Tax reform: Go big or go home, or at least, not very far. TPC’s Len Burman says that senators Marco Rubio’s and Mike Lee’s proposal to eliminate the tax on capital gains would do more harm than good. The senators argue that it’s a step toward a consumption tax. But Len thinks some small steps aren’
March 4, 2015Renu Zaretsky
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has offered the outlines of an ambitious plan that he says would end poverty. One creative piece: Replace the well-known and...
January 28, 2014Elaine Maag
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Obama and conservative GOP senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) agree: Olympic medals and the cash awards that go with them should be tax-exempt. This is...
August 7, 2012Howard Gleckman