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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Despite all their rhetoric about closing special interest loopholes, politicians love nothing more than delivering federal largesse to favored constituents. But with new spending programs...
November 28, 2017Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Ever since his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has insisted that Congress lower tax rates on income earned by pass-through businesses such as partnerships, S corporations,...
November 27, 2017Joseph Rosenberg
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Want to know why the individual tax rate cuts in the Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are so small. Or conversely,...
November 27, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Senate Finance Committee’s version of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act would cut taxes by an average of $1,300 in 2019, according to a...
November 20, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Late last night, Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) revealed his revised version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which the panel will...
November 15, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
While many analysts are focusing on the differences between the House Ways & Means Committee’s tax cut and the just-released version proposed by Senate Finance...
November 10, 2017Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the Senate Finance Committee on business tax reform. Here are my opening remarks. You can find my...
September 19, 2017Donald Marron
: TaxVox
On July 18, four former assistant Treasury secretaries for tax policy testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the prospects and challenges of achieving tax...
July 19, 2017Mark J. Mazur
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
It seems that every day, the prospects for tax reform dim a bit more. This is what’s happened in just the past few days: Last...
February 2, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
At his Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing today , Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Trump’s choice to head the Treasury Department, seemed somewhat confused about the Tax...
January 19, 2017Howard Gleckman