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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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When it comes to taxes, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are almost perfect mirror images of one another. Here are ten ways their tax plans...
October 23, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center’s new tables showing the revenue and distributional effects of capping itemized deductions have received a great deal of attention since we...
October 19, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In last night’s debate, Mitt Romney repeated the idea that he could pay for much or all of the 20 percent rate reduction and other...
October 17, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If Congressional gridlock sends the U.S. government tumbling over the fiscal cliff later this year, Americans could face an average tax hike of almost $3,500...
October 1, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Paul Ryan is often identified as a deficit hawk. And while he regularly talks about the importance of balanced budgets, that’s not what matters most...
August 14, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the strange alchemy of Washington, Congress can magically turn a tax increase into a tax cut. And to make it happen, all it has...
July 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
At the National Tax Association’s spring conference last week, former Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Holtz-Eakin laid out a path to tax reform in four...
May 22, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Critics of the Buffett Rule often argue that the idea is hardly worth the trouble since it would raise taxes on less than a tenth...
May 4, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The budget proposal House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released last week is, essentially, an effort to have low- and middle-class households bear the...
March 27, 2012William G. Gale