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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
For a while there, I thought President Obama was going to embrace tax reform in his State of the Union address. Instead, following the lead...
January 25, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If we are going to reduce the medium- and long-deficit, new tax revenues must be part of the solution. And those taxes must be progressive...
January 23, 2012William G. Gale
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With Rick Santorum surging in Iowa, it is a good time to take a look at his tax agenda . While his revenue plan has...
January 3, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is that time of year when we celebrate with family, remember all we have to be thankful for, and scramble to squeeze out those...
December 27, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
GOP Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is proposing a massive tax cut aimed at the highest earning American households. Gingrich’s plan would add about $1 trillion...
December 12, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
When Congress finally extends the payroll tax cut that is due to expire in a few weeks, it may also be taking another step down...
December 8, 2011Howard Gleckman
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