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When Will The Senate Permit A Stopgap Deal? Or Might Congress Expand The CTC?
September 23, 2022
Schumer sets up a Senate vote for next week on a stop-gap funding bill.
Rates And A Lawsuit
September 22, 2022
The Fed raises interest rates. Will the jobless rate follow?
Life Insurance Abuses, Election Season Tax Cuts
September 21, 2022
Wyden expands an investigation of tax avoidance through private placement life insurance (PPLI).
NY Tax Collections Fall, Colombian Tax Hikes Loom
September 20, 2022
New York City faces a nearly $10 billion deficit, and a fiscal crisis is on its horizon.
Delay Likely For The Spending Deal?
September 19, 2022
Sen. Markey opposes the Schumer-Manchin side deal.
Two More Weeks To Avert A Government Shutdown
September 16, 2022
Is a spending deal around the corner?
“Bring The Noise!”
September 15, 2022
IRS Whistleblower Office isn’t as “loud” as it used to be.
The Expanded CTC Lifted Nearly 3 Million Children Out Of Poverty In 2021
September 14, 2022
Child poverty fell by 46 percent in 2021, thanks largely to the expanded CTC.
Working On The Margins In Spending And Tax
September 13, 2022
Still fighting over permitting reform in the stop-gap spending bill.
Mid-Terms Are Around The Corner
September 12, 2022
One more try at an enhanced child tax credit…
Three More Weeks To Make A Spending Deal…
September 9, 2022
The House returns next week.
IRS Funding, Energy Woes, Trading Up, and Tradeoffs
September 8, 2022
Tune in at noon today for TPC’s Prescription with John Koskinen.
OECD Tax Chief Resigns, Germany Moves Ahead on Global Minimum Tax
September 7, 2022
OECD tax chief resigns.
The Educator Expense Deduction: It May Be Time To Trade This Token Benefit
September 7, 2022
Since 2002, teachers have been able to claim a modest educator expense deduction on their federal income tax returns. But is this tax benefit worth keeping?
Avoiding A Government Shutdown: It’s That Time Of Year
September 6, 2022
A temporary spending bill is in the works.
Heated Rhetoric Endangers IRS Workforce
August 29, 2022
IRS begins a security review following heated criticism of its new funding.
How Much Can The IRA Do?
August 22, 2022
Tax policy and clean energy: Does the IRA try to do too much?
Biden Will Sign The Inflation Reduction Act This Week
August 15, 2022
All that remains is President Biden’s signature.
Senate Passes The Inflation Reduction Act
August 8, 2022
After a weekend vote-a-rama, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act.
Saturday... in the Park...
August 5, 2022
It wasn't quite the Fourth of July... More like the sixth of August in the Senate.
“The Waiting [Remains] The Hardest Part…”*
August 4, 2022
CBO: Manchin-Schumer compromise would decrease the deficit by $100 billion over ten years.
Context, Heartbeats, and Investments
August 3, 2022
TPC’s Bill Gale and John Buhl put JCT’s score on the Inflation Reduction Act in context.
Could Crypto Mining Taxes in The US Help Save The Planet, Or Is There an Easier Way?
August 3, 2022
Crypto mining requires a lot of energy. Should crypto miners in the US face heavier regulation of their energy use, pay a tax on their electricity use, or receive tax incentives for using renewable energy?
Pins And Needles As Reconciliation Compromise Nears Senate Floor
August 2, 2022
A Senate vote this week?
Another Push For A Tax On The Ultra Wealthy
August 1, 2022
The Senate plans to vote this week on the Manchin-Schumer compromise reconciliation package
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