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Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's tax plan would cut taxes for households across the income spectrum, but the largest benefits—in both dollar and percentage terms—would...
July 21, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Unlike those GOP presidential hopefuls who say their tax reforms would raise the same amount of money as the current tax code, even when their actual proposals would not, Senator Rand Paul isn’t being shy. He’s promising a great big fat tax cut (described in this Wall Street Journal column). And
June 17, 2015Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
With Congress away, the Daily Deduction will not publish for the rest of the week. We’ll be back as usual on Monday, December 1. Happy Thanksgiving! In California, a tax increase breeds a budget battle and tuition hike. In 2012, Democratic Governor Jerry Brown successfully campaigned for reelection
November 24, 2014Renu Zaretsky
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 of one percent of Americans and generate less than $5 billion a year . With annual deficits projected at 100 times that amount over the next decade, the additional
May 4, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The 2-percentage-point payroll tax cut extended by Congress in December and again last week will save workers a total of $114 billion this year, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation. Spread over nearly 160 million workers, that’s an average tax cut of $714. Yet the typical news report says
February 20, 2012Roberton C. Williams