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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
You know the old joke: An economist and a seaman are stranded on a desert island with only canned food to eat. But they have...
May 23, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When President Reagan first introduced his version of what would become the landmark 1986 tax reform, his staff kicked off the debate with a phone...
April 27, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As usual, President Trump did a masterful job creating sense of drama in the buildup to his announcement today of his current tax agenda. But...
April 26, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Just as politicians and pundits are talking more about a tax cut and less about tax reform, the public seems happier with...
April 18, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Following the collapse of the House GOP health plan, President Trump and many congressional Republicans say they will pivot to tax reform. Passing that initiative,...
March 27, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Tax reform was always going to be a tough sell in 2017. But now, thanks to the seemingly bottomless controversy over the Trump campaign’s Russia...
March 6, 2017Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Trump’s Fiscal Math Problem This week, the Trump Administration said it would ask Congress for big increases in defense spending which it would finance by...
March 1, 2017Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
On Sunday, top presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway made an important rhetorical pivot: The Trump Administration may no longer be pushing for tax cuts or even...
January 24, 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
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Tax policy debates often focus on entrepreneurs, those risk-takers who build businesses from scratch. In an effort to better understand how innovators who create new...
January 5, 2017Howard Gleckman