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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
There is an obvious solution to Washington’s perpetual budget crisis. But it is unlikely to happen because all the incentives—both political and economic—are completely wrong...
January 15, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Everyone trying to sort out the fiscal cliff deal is getting hopelessly tangled in budget baselines. Are taxes going up? Or are they going down?...
January 3, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
TaxVox proudly presents its 2012 Lump of Coal awards, Thelma and Louise edition, for the worst fiscal policy ideas of the year. The winners are:...
December 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With fiscal cliff talks seemingly stalled (at least today) , there has been growing talk that House Republicans would call President Obama’s bluff and simply...
December 14, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center (TPC) has estimated that going over the fiscal cliff will raise taxes on average by about $3,500 per household in tax...
December 10, 2012Eric Toder
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
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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
At his press conference yesterday , President Obama said it is nearly impossible to raise taxes on the wealthy (a key piece of his fiscal...
November 15, 2012Howard Gleckman
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