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Business Taxes: TaxVox
RIP DBCFT It was probably too good an idea to survive the Washington policy meat grinder, but President-elect Donald Trump may have killed the House...
January 17, 2017Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
The Wall Street Journal reported this morning (paywall) that Exxon, the world’s largest producer of fossil fuels, is actively lobbying for a carbon tax. Yes,...
June 30, 2016Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Pardon me for being confused. Two weeks ago, voters turned the Senate and several state houses over to Republicans and increased the GOP majority in the House. Now, in a new Wall Street Journal -NBC News pol l, (firewall) Americans have firmly embraced—a Democratic agenda. They want more government
November 20, 2014Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As politicians and their allies look for ways to finance tax rate cuts, a surprising option is getting a great deal of attention among conservatives:...
August 28, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
In the recent contretemps over Mitt Romney’s tax plan, some Romney partisans have asserted that the Massachusetts governor’s revenue plank mimics the tax elements of...
August 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In a revealing interview with Steve Moore of The Wall Street Journal , Representative Michele Bachmann(R-MN) called for repealing taxes on capital gains. She also...
June 16, 2011Howard Gleckman