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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
On Friday, congressional Democrats released the results of a new analysis of base-broadening, rate-cutting tax reform by the Joint Committee on Taxation. For reformers everywhere...
October 15, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The fiscal cliff is big (more than $500 billion in scheduled tax increases in 2013) and complicated (involving literally dozens of tax provisions, not just...
October 3, 2012Donald Marron
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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center’s latest research report went viral last week, drawing attention in the presidential campaign and sparking a constructive discussion of the practical...
August 8, 2012Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Earlier this week, I concluded that the Affordable Care Act’s tax on those who do not have health insurance will be both modest and difficult...
July 5, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In its long-awaited decision on the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court has ruled that Congress can require people to either have health insurance or...
June 28, 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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Like many of you, I just finished my 2011 tax return. Counting worksheets, it was 59 pages long. It occurs to me that our current...
April 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This afternoon, I moderated an interesting Tax Policy Center panel on taxing the rich. With the Senate about to debate a Buffett tax on millionaires,...
April 12, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
I’ve finally finished my income tax returns for 2011. The last task—and least pleasant—is figuring my Virginia use tax . That’s the sales tax I...
April 3, 2012Roberton C. Williams