Tax Policy Center

Rudy Penner

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Enormously frustrated with what everyone agrees is a largely failed budget process, thoughtful members of Congress are looking for reforms that could get fiscal policy back on track. Yesterday, the House Budget Committee held a hearing on two-year budgeting , an idea that has been tried in some
November 19, 2015Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
I spent lunchtime today moderating a thoroughly discouraging Urban Institute panel discussion on the fiscal cliff. The consensus of the speakers—all highly-regarded budget experts—was that the New Year’s cliff deal was pretty lame and the coming round of self-imposed budget crises will be even
January 8, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the current issue of the journal The International Economy , ten economic thinkers shared their views on how best to restructure the tax system. Their opinions crossed the political spectrum, ranging from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) to the Economic Policy Institute’s Andrew
February 17, 2012Howard Gleckman