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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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Given Washington’s endless partisan nastiness—and thanks to some updated estimates by the Congressional Budget Office--it seems like a good time to revisit an old idea:...
September 1, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Of all the curious rhetoric floating around both Washington and the campaign trail, the strangest may be the demand of many Republicans that Congress raise...
August 25, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Sooner or later, Congress will realize it needs new revenues to help balance the budget, and trimming tax subsidies is the way to get them...
August 11, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In some parallel universe, Congress and President Obama would respond to the stock market tumble, the S&P ratings downgrade, and growing public disgust at their...
August 8, 2011Howard Gleckman