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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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Suppose someone proposed a special tax on businesses that make their ownership shares publicly available in affordable, easy-to-sell units. Such an idea would probably generate...
December 29, 2012Chris Sanchirico
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If 2012 was the year of modest economic recovery and surprising Democratic election success, 2013 may be the year of perpetual fiscal policy crisis. After...
December 27, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Despite the ideological hype over revenue increases for the upper-income taxpayers and restricting itemized tax deductions, almost all the considered changes will tackle only a...
December 7, 2012C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
While you are waiting for Congress and President Obama to decide what they are going to do about the fiscal mess, here an idea: Pick...
November 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Obama and administration officials have offered two different revenue targets for the fiscal cliff debate: $1 trillion and $1.6 trillion (sometimes reported as $1.5...
November 16, 2012Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Barack Obama has pulled off the easy part. He got re-elected. Now, he faces a second term full of painful choices. You could see it...
November 7, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With the U.S. facing huge domestic policy challenges, one might have hoped for a serious debate on fiscal issues between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney...
November 1, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
With the presidential campaign finally reaching a soggy finish, TaxVox is taking a final pre-election look at the tax policies of Barack Obama and Mitt...
October 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
After all the promises and finger-pointing, the presidential campaign is nearly over. But since the race has shed more heat than light on how each...
October 25, 2012Howard Gleckman