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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Here is one way to think about the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation score of the House Republican health bill : By...
March 14, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Last December, President Obama signed into law the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act . ABLE looks a lot like a state-run 529 college savings plan, but for individuals diagnosed with disabilities before age 26. Family and friends can contribute up to $14,000 annually in after-tax income
December 2, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Be careful what you wish for. Businesses have backed an overhaul of the US tax code for quite some time, but their tune changes when it comes to corporate tax reform in other countries. The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting project, or BEPS, is an effort by the Organization for Economic Cooperation
May 14, 2015Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The latest flap over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act involves the ability of the IRS to verify the income people use to calculate...
July 16, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
With 10 days to go until the dreaded sequester—the automatic across-the-board spending cuts that most lawmakers profess to hate—the Washington drama machine is starting to...
February 19, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
You can tell when Congress and the President have tough choices to make. That’s when they trot out the euphemisms—all aimed at making what they...
November 13, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
We’ve all seen the articles in Forbes, Kiplingers , or U.S. News trumpeting the best states to live in retirement. A key measure for them...
February 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The bipartisan deficit reduction plan proposed by the so-called “Gang of Six” senators includes very few specifics. Oddly, one would repeal the Community Living Assistance...
July 21, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Imagine for a moment you walk into a dealership to buy the vehicle of your dreams. The salesman asks what you want to pay. You...
April 13, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If you view a budget as a vision of government, the House GOP’s fiscal map unveiled today charts a profound course correction for Washington and...
April 5, 2011Howard Gleckman