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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As long as politicians keep squabbling about what to do about the Bush era tax cuts, we are doomed. There will be no serious deficit...
November 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the back-and-forth over deficit reduction on Capitol Hill, Republicans have floated the idea of cutting individual tax rates by 20 percent across the board...
November 15, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
I’ve been reviewing the tax plans of the major Republican presidential hopefuls and am struck at how conventional Mitt Romney’s is. While Herman Cain wants...
November 8, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It has been an article of faith among most congressional Republicans and many Democrats that the corporate tax rate should be cut from today’s top...
November 2, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he wants to cut taxes for everyone and balance the budget. It's probably impossible to do both. Sadly, Perry’s new...
November 1, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
One of the biggest problems with Texas Governor Rick Perry’s optional flat tax may be the choice it gives taxpayers. Perry says you can either...
October 26, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
There is lots we still don’t know about GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry’s tax and budget plan . But I am pretty sure of one...
October 25, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As the economic coordinator of the Treasury study that led to Tax Reform Act of 1986, I've always found it fascinating to read and listen...
October 20, 2011C. Eugene Steuerle
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
October 22 is the 25 th anniversary of the landmark Tax Reform Act of 1986. For those of us who still remember that remarkable event,...
October 20, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan would result in a massive tax cut for nearly all of the highest earning Americans and a steep average tax...
October 18, 2011Howard Gleckman