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tax reform

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) has proposed a controversial plan to balance the budget in 10 years , entirely by cutting planned spending...
March 12, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
I would like to propose a simple plan that would let Republicans and Democrats avoid a blunt, across-the-board sequester that fails to set priorities. It...
February 27, 2013C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As regular readers of Tax Vox know, I don’t believe there is much chance President Obama and Congress will agree on individual broad-based tax reform...
February 21, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
With 10 days to go until the dreaded sequester—the automatic across-the-board spending cuts that most lawmakers profess to hate—the Washington drama machine is starting to...
February 19, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Economists and many policymakers generally agree that our tax and transfer systems should promote opportunity, work, saving, and education rather than consumption. The problem is...
February 14, 2013C. Eugene Steuerle
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
House Republicans say they want to balance the budget in a decade with only spending cuts and no tax hikes. In his state of the...
February 12, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Two great tastes often taste great together. Chocolate and peanut butter. Oreos and milk. Popcorn and butter. Could the same be true of carbon taxes...
February 11, 2013Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Can the income tax fund the government we seem to want? Probably not. Will lawmakers create a revenue system that will? Not anytime soon. That...
February 5, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
If their leaders’ public statements are to be believed, the fiscal chasm between the political parties is widening. And it is hard to see how...
January 24, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the alphabet soup of Washington, ATRA fixed the AMT , sort of. In English, the newly enacted American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 will...
January 18, 2013Roberton C. Williams