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tax extenders

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What to do about the tax extenders—or, as my colleague Donald Marron calls them, the “tax expirers” ? Restoring the current crop (most of which expired on December 31) for 10 years would add about $900 billion to the deficit. House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) and Senate
April 3, 2014C. Eugene Steuerle
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) has a plan for what to do with scores of now-expired tax subsidies that are sitting...
March 25, 2014Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
After it returns from Spring Break next week, Congress may face two big fiscal reality checks. It will have to decide whether to temporarily extend...
March 20, 2014Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the battle over whether to extend long-term unemployment benefits, one of the Republican talking points is: Sure, we’ll consider an extension, but it must...
January 9, 2014Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In three weeks, more than 60 expiring tax provisions will…expire. At least for a while. It isn’t unusual for these mostly-business tax breaks to temporarily...
December 10, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
There is lots of buzz around Washington about whether a laundry list of expiring tax provisions could be the key to a modest budget agreement...
November 7, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the strange alchemy of Washington, Congress can magically turn a tax increase into a tax cut. And to make it happen, all it has...
July 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Yesterday, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT), who rarely gives public speeches, laid out his agenda for tax reform. Just for fun, I compared...
June 12, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee about a perennial challenge, the...
June 8, 2012Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A House panel today began what could be the beginning of a remarkable exercise: It is reviewing the merits of dozens of expiring tax provisions...
April 26, 2012Howard Gleckman