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tax deductions

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Among the ruins of the American Health Care Act, there remains an important debate over tax credits versus tax deductions . This turns out to...
March 30, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Firms can legally sell medical marijuana in 19 states and the District of Columbia and recreational weed in two. They must pay federal income taxes,...
June 6, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Congressional Budget Office report on the distribution of tax expenditures is getting lots of buzz, nearly all of it positive. This is a gratifying...
May 30, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Two interesting new papers from the Congressional Research Service highlight a major challenge faced by any tax reform that reduces itemized deductions to help pay...
May 28, 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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The breathlessly-hyped debate between President Obama and Governor Romney left me with an empty feeling. There were many words--oh, there were words-- but even the...
October 4, 2012Howard Gleckman