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Tax Policy Center

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As my Tax Policy Center colleague Donald Marron noted the other day, trying to sort through the various baselines in the Gang of Six’s bipartisan...
July 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Should Congress use a new measure of inflation to index the tax code? It sounds awfully technical—and it is—but shifting to what most economists believe...
July 7, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Obama’s proposal to raise taxes on corporate jets is the Democratic version of “waste, fraud and abuse”—a political attack on a target of opportunity...
July 5, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." William Shakespeare If I understand correctly, Congressional...
June 30, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In a revealing interview with Steve Moore of The Wall Street Journal , Representative Michele Bachmann(R-MN) called for repealing taxes on capital gains. She also...
June 16, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Apparently nostalgic for recession, more than 100 House Republicans have proposed to cut federal spending by $550 billion in 2012. The Republican Study Committee (RSC)...
June 7, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Today, at the request of the Peterson Foundation, an ideologically diverse group of six think tanks proposed their long-term solutions to the federal deficit problem...
May 25, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Would you rather get a tax cut of $1,000 or $1.4 million? I thought so. Would you change your answer if taking the smaller tax...
May 5, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Will Donald Trump bring Barack Obama’s birth certificate to the Royal wedding? I have no idea, but now that I’ve made our Web optimization folks...
April 28, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In yesterday’s budget speech , President Obama said that one leg of his fiscal policy stool is “tax reform to cut about $1 trillion in...
April 14, 2011Howard Gleckman